While there’s no doubt that the FIFA series provides the ultimate football experience, the North American side of things often feels like it has little representation in the game. Having expanded to 19 teams (with 5 new teams joining in just the last 5 years), it’s safe to say that soccer (or football, to use proper phrasing) has plenty of support across the continent – except when it comes to the FIFA series.
Anyone who’s played the game in manager mode can tell you one thing – it isn’t how the league is played in real life. Gone are the Americanized rules that make Major League Soccer what it is: the draft system, salary caps, and international slots are all gone. Instead, gamers are treated to the European experience of regular transfers and loans.
This isn’t a bad thing, but it’s not what Major League Soccer fans want – especially when it leaves most players getting bored of the league after dominating for a season or two. Without further ado, here’s 6 ways FIFA could improve the MLS experience.