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Arsenal fans are outraged with Thierry Henry's ridiculous FIFA 18 card

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With FIFA 18 just under two months away, EA have started to tease fans with some of the new things they can expect from the game.

While we know that Alex Hunter will return for The Journey 2 and a new dribble system is set to make the gameplay better than ever, much has been made of EA's decision to feature Cristiano Ronaldo as the cover star.

The 'original' Ronaldo - the legendary forward who played for Barcelona and Real Madrid amongst many others - is the cover star for the Icons edition and FIFA 18 looks like it will be stacked with legends of yesteryear.

EA announced Arsenal legend Thierry Henry's FIFA card on Twitter on Monday just a few days after revealing Ronaldo's.

Now, there is no doubt that Henry is one of, if not the greatest Premier League player. He will go down as one of the finest strikers to ever play the game.

So when FIFA decided to only rate him 90 overall, give him low physical stats and position him as a left-winger, fans responded with serious displeasure.

As you can see from the tweets below, the fans just couldn't get over those three decisions, but it seems as if the position chosen for him has rubbed people the wrong way the most.

Frankly, the rating itself is the issue. Henry in his prime is way above a 90. In fact, he was rated at 97 on FIFA 2005 fresh after Arsenal's 'Invincibles' season.

Speaking of his old club, Henry believes that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger must deliver a title within his next two years.

"As an Arsenal fan, and as a guy who had Arsene as a coach and have maximum respect for him, I'm happy to see him at the club. But time will tell (if the decision is correct).


"They finished the season strong, although they have done that before. Raising yourself for the FA Cup final, to beat one team on one day is one thing. To do it over 38 games is a different story.

"Everyone is waiting for the title; the club, the players, the fans and Arsene himself."

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