If you’re a soccer fan, then you’re familiar with the pleasures of spotting the jersey of your favourite team or player, cheering out during matches and playing the popular FIFA game during leisure.
You may also be familiar with the swelling pride you feel when your favourite player gets amazing ratings on the game. If you’re a professional international player the stakes are even higher for you and the joy of receiving high ratings on your performance are a source of pride.
But for the Belgian player, Romelu Lukaku, his ratings on the game are just “sh*t”. According to him, the video game just exploits the player response to ratings as a marketing tool.
For him, the game’s makers are just courting controversy, adding that he “ain’t with this sh*t”.