As if there were every any lingering doubt, the sports season is upon us ladies and gentlemen, and now that EA Sports has debuted the latest instalment in its soccer juggernaut with FIFA 16, fans of the evergreen simulator have had time to acclimatize to the various tweaks and gameplay changes.
Boasting an overhauled dribbling system, enhanced graphics and one of the best single-player modes in the business, it’s little wonder why the latest entry in the series nailed a 9.0 in our glowing review.
But now that we’ve dabbled with the frighteningly addictive Career Mode and yelled at our TV more than we care to admit, what players resonated with us the most? Indeed if we were to future-proof our chosen soccer team with a roster of young wonderkids, who would top the list?
Fear not: we’ve sifted through the vast swathes of players across the four corners of the footballing world and selected 7 candidates that could either walk straight into your team, or be coached into a bona fide world-beater.