Russian League in FIFA 11…FinallyBy: Roman | November 3rd, 2010
This is a quick blog, but about a week ago I was with one of my friends, Andrew, and both of us being avid football fans, we decided to check out FIFA 11. We went to shop and bought the game on impulse and it was probably one of my better buys in a while. I checked out all the leagues in the game. They have the Barclays Premier League, the Serie A, that Spanish league that I don’t care much for and all the usual leagues in every year of FIFA. What was unexpected was they finally have the Russian Premier League. The Russian Premier League was featured in previous FIFA computer games, but never before on console. I checked out the league’s teams and players and they were all rated realistically apart from FC Rostov (them being too overpowered). It’s a joy to play as Alexander Kerzhakov, Seydou Doumbia or hitman Vagner Love in the league as they all are star players. So far I’ve played about 20 games and I’m in second place, first being CSKA Moscow who probably have the most stacked squad in the game (Honda, Tosic, Vagner Love, Seydou Doumbia, Akinfeev etc). I’ve actually noticed something interesting too. I compared the in-game team standings in the league (about 20 games played) and they all for the most part represent the real league standings. The good thing is that we can now play the classic rivalry between Zenit and Spartak Moscow without the explosions and the flying limbs. So I thank EA for a game well done. It’s well worth it and not just for the Russian league. Don’t even think about getting PES 2011, FIFA is too much better. Any thoughts?