The latest heroic feat by Argentine star, Lionel Messi is continue to generate more and more accolades for the Barcelona forward who has now been bestowed with the honour of a purpleFIFA 16 card by the game’s maker, EA Sports.
EA Sports chose a unique way to celebrate Messi’s new achievement after the Barcelona superstar netted his 300th La Liga goal on Wednesday.
The Argentinian became the first player to reach the landmark, prompting .
HERO MESSI! 300+ La Liga goals scored as of today. Item will be available until Feb 24, 6pm UK. pic.twitter.com/BDubwQZUWf
— EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) February 17, 2016
As stated by the game makers, the upgrade comes with a significant ratings boost across his attributes, including pace, dribbling and passing.
Such cards are a feature of the Ultimate Team game mode, which allows players to collect and trade the world’s best players in a bid to build the best squad.