JACK GREALISH has hailed England pal Declan Rice after he scored a solo aim in West Ham’s Europa League win over Dinamo Zagreb.
And Grealish even took a shot at EA Sports activities who rated Rice’s tempo at 66 within the upcoming FIFA 22 recreation.
Each Grealish and Rice starred for England at Euro 2020Credit score: GETTY IMAGES
Rice held off Petkovic on the midway lineCredit score: GETTY IMAGES
The West Ham captain broke into the field and fired by the goalkeeper’s legsCredit score: GETTY IMAGES
Rice’s solo effort started when he intercepted Zagreb defender Josip Sutalo’s go.
The West Ham captain disregarded Bruno Petkovic’s bodily problem and darted in the direction of aim.
Zagreb’s final defender anxiously tried to get throughout to cease the Englishman however wasn’t fast sufficient and allowed him to fireside on aim.
And it was a cool end from Rice, who slotted it between the goalkeeper’s legs to double West Ham’s benefit in Croatia.
Rice is sure to agree together with his England pal as when the FIFA 22 card was revealed, he insisted ‘I am not gradual’.
The pair reacted to their FIFA rankings in a video on the England YouTube channel.
He stated: “A cheeky little 82, to be fair I’m happy with that.”
By which Grealish responded: “You should be higher than that surely.”
And as soon as he seen his tempo, the Hammers midfielder was removed from happy.
He added: “I am not gradual! I am not gradual, that is the factor!
Rice is 82 rated on FIFA 22 with 66 tempo, which he’s disillusioned withCredit score: ENGLAND YOUTUBE CHANNEL
“81 defence, 79 physical and 74 dribble…mate, I’m convinced they [EA Sports] just sit at a computer ’cause they’re bored writing a thousand players down and go ‘yeah he’s a sixty-something, he’s a seventy-something…done.”
Grealish launched a passionate defence of Rice within the video, claiming he is among the greatest holding midfielders within the Premier League.
Grealish stated: “You know what’s mad, Dec is one of the best holding midfielders in the league yet there’s still going to be some people higher-rated than him.”
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