‘He sold his neck for Everton’s start to the season’: FIFA 21’s model of Carlo Ancelotti is mocked for looking NOTHING like the Toffees manager… with fans joking it looks more like Bake Off star Paul Hollywood!
The latest installment of the popular EA Sports video game goes on sale on Friday and supporters have been quick to spot the way in which the Italian boss has been portrayed.
The grab of Ancelotti, who has guided Everton to the top of the Premier League following a perfect start to the 2020-21 season, has been derided by fans, who reckon it bares a more striking resemblance to Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood.
Fans mock FIFA 21’s depiction of Carlo Ancelotti (L) as it looks nothing like the Toffees manager
Fans have joked model of Ancelotti looks more like Great British Bake Off’s Paul Hollywood
One fan on Twitter wrote: ‘Ancelotti in real life vs. Ancelotti in FIFA 21,’ alongside pictures of the FIFA 21 version and a photo of the manager.
While another said: ‘He sold his neck for Everton’s start to the season.’
One Twitter account asked: ‘Why does Carlo Ancelotti on FIFA look like Sam Allardyce and Steve Bruce moulded together?’
Others have been left in disbelief at the image of Ancelotti in FIFA 21, writing: ‘EA really need to work on Carlo Ancelotti’s face in FIFA 21,’ and ‘Ancelotti in FIFA 21 … I am in tears.’
Fans have joked about the way Ancelotti appears in FIFA 21 – with image not much like him
Ancelotti’s Toffees have won all four of their league games this campaign, scoring 12 goals in the process.
The Italian bolstered his squad this summer with the likes of midfielder Allan and playmaker James Rodriguez.
Everton will be tested when the Premier League returns to action following the international break as they welcome Merseyside rivals and reigning champions Liverpool to Goodison Park.