Excitement is building ahead of the release of FIFA 18 on Friday. But as polished as the newer versions of the game are, they lack a certain something.

Every year EA Sports promise slicker passing, more responsive dribbling, greater artificial intelligence and, of course, and even greater realism.

But the modern versions of the best-selling game lack something. Is that something being able to run away from the referee to avoid being booked? Perhaps.

So get ready for some FIFA nostalgia and whet your appetite ahead of Friday's release.

We've got some of the strangest FIFA cheats and quirks which have ever been included in the game. They're so odd you'll wonder why they were ever included…and maybe, just maybe, want them back.

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