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* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: Syd, Bobbi and Revvy are starstruck to face to face and duel against [[spoiler: Real Madrid Vinicius Jr. and AKKA 3000 inventor Issy Hitman]]
* CripplingTheCompetition: Revvy takes Jayzinho's place as leader during the New York Pro Street. Jayzinho is not happy for it
* ImprobableSportsSkills: Player can perform tricks. And [[spoiler: gets a tutorial part at Rio]]


* InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike: On the FUT fansite Futhead, users like to create teams with players with funny-sounding names in English. Players such as Kim ''Dong Suk'', Florian ''Dick'', Matthias ''Cuntz'', Jakub ''Cunta'', Oh Seung ''Bum'', Yaya ''Banana'', and Danny ''Shittu'' are only a few of the "unfortunately" named footballers in the game.

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* InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike: InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike / UnfortunateNames: On the FUT fansite Futhead, users like to create teams with players with funny-sounding names in English. Players such as Kim ''Dong Suk'', Florian ''Dick'', Matthias ''Cuntz'', Jakub ''Cunta'', Oh Seung ''Bum'', Yaya ''Banana'', and Danny ''Shittu'' are only a few of the "unfortunately" named footballers in the game.game.
** The first game had a player in Canada named Jeff ''Dyck''.



* SelfImposedChallenge: There are stories of ''98'' players who took on the Road to World Cup mode with inexpressive national teams and lifted the World Cup with them. Similarly in newer entries, taking a mid-to-low level team from a minor European league and going on to win the [[BlandNameProduct European Championship]] with it.

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* SelfImposedChallenge: There are stories of ''98'' players who took on the Road to World Cup mode with inexpressive national teams and lifted the World Cup with them. Similarly in newer entries, taking a mid-to-low level team from a minor European league and going on to win the [[BlandNameProduct European Championship]] with it.

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!!''Volta Football'' exhibits the following tropes:
* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: This mode enables the player to play street football. A game mode from FIFA Street
* ButtMonkey: Peter Panna for good reason.
** He argues with his team that could lead to his bail out once Jayzinho is injured.
** Gets nutmeg by Jayzinho getting a laugh from Revvy and Syd.
* BittersweetEnding: At the final match. Revvy and his squad faces Jayzinho and the street legends which [[spoiler: The former wins]] and [[spoiler: Jayzinho gets to be a part of the winner's picture since Revvy tells Vinicius that it was Jayzinho's idea to enter Revvy into the competition and includes him as a winner too.]]
* TheCameo: Beatriz Villanova and Alex Hunter from FIFA 18 and FIFA 19 made a cameo appearance. [[spoiler: Beatriz informs Revvy and his team that they are invited to an exhibition in New York.]] and [[spoiler: Syd gets a picture with Alex Hunter.]]
* CareerEndingInjury: Jayzinho get his knee broke after they win a street tourney which he soon takes recovery at the time when Revvy and Syd arrived in Rio. [[spoiler: sooner of after that said time. Jayzinho begins to face against Revvy and Syd.]]


UsefulNotes/EuroFooty is the main focal point of the games. Not only the gameplay is generally modeled after a mixture of the main playing styles of Europe, also a massive majority of the teams are from there. They even had license from UEFA to produce their UsefulNotes/UEFAChampionsLeague spinoff before {{Creator/Konami}} bought it from them. It must be noted, however, that the developers have made a genuine effort in later years to bring in more leagues from around the world, resulting in a game that gets more and more diverse every time.

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UsefulNotes/EuroFooty is the main focal point of the games. Not only the gameplay is generally modeled after a mixture of the main playing styles of Europe, also a massive majority of the teams are from there. They even had license from UEFA to produce their UsefulNotes/UEFAChampionsLeague spinoff before {{Creator/Konami}} bought it from them.them (until 2018, when their contract expired, allowing ''FIFA 19'' to officially feature the competition). It must be noted, however, that the developers have made a genuine effort in later years to bring in more leagues from around the world, resulting in a game that gets more and more diverse every time.



** ''17'' introduces a story mode called "The Journey". This allows you to play as Alex Hunter, an English prospect looking to break into the Starting XI of a [[UsefulNotes/EnglishPremierLeague Premier League]] club. Whether Alex succeeds depends on how well you play as well as the decisions you make with other characters. This continues into FIFA 18, which continues Hunter's story and involves him joining clubs outside England for the first time.

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** ''17'' introduces a story mode called "The Journey". This allows you to play as Alex Hunter, an English prospect looking to break into the Starting XI of a [[UsefulNotes/EnglishPremierLeague Premier League]] club. Whether Alex succeeds depends on how well you play as well as the decisions you make with other characters. This The story continues into FIFA 18, in ''FIFA 18'', which continues Hunter's story and involves him joining clubs outside England for the first time.time, and concludes in ''19'', with Hunter taking on the Champions League.


* LongRunner: At least one game per year since 1994 and still going strong. The most recent entry, ''FIFA 18,'' is the '''twenty-fifth''' entry in the main series. Not too many games can get to that figure (at least not without seeing their sales dwindle with every yearly installment), and that's not counting spinoffs like ''FIFA Manager'' and the World Cup games.

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* LongRunner: At least one game per year since 1994 and still going strong. The most recent entry, ''FIFA 18,'' 18'' is the '''twenty-fifth''' entry in the main series. Not too many games can get to that figure (at least not without seeing their sales dwindle with every yearly installment), and that's not counting spinoffs like ''FIFA Manager'' and the World Cup games.

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** The very first game had a notorious exploit in which, if you stood right in front of the opposing goalkeeper as he was about to take a goal kick, he'd blindly kick it straight into you, allowing you to run past him and score. This meant AI teams could be torn to ribbons ''[[https://www.sbnation.com/lookit/2014/7/27/5942315/fifa-international-soccer-94-glitches by a four-year-old]]''.


* UnexpectedCharacter: Not ''one'' character, but the inclusion of J. League (the top-flight pro football league in Japan) in ''FIFA 17'' can be seen as this, after so many years being exclusive to Konami's ''Winning Eleven'' series (the Japanese version of ''PES''), and especially considering that ''FIFA'' hasn't even had a Japanese football team since ''2003'' thanks to the JFA cock-blocking Western developers from depicting their football (earlier restricted to the Blue Samurai) in video games. On top of that, this is also the first official appearance ''ever'' of the league in a game for the international market (earlier games were [[NoExportForYou sold only in Japan]], including the ''Winning Eleven'' series).

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* UnexpectedCharacter: Not ''one'' character, but the inclusion of J. League (the top-flight pro football league in Japan) in ''FIFA 17'' can be seen as this, after so many years being exclusive to Konami's ''Winning Eleven'' series (the Japanese version of ''PES''), and especially considering that ''FIFA'' hasn't even had a Japanese football team since ''2003'' thanks to the JFA cock-blocking Western developers from depicting their football (earlier restricted to the Blue Samurai) in video games. On top of that, this is also the first official appearance ''ever'' of the league in a game for the international market (earlier games were [[NoExportForYou sold only in Japan]], including the ''Winning Eleven'' series).


** [[spoiler: To add more bitterness, if Alex did not apologize to Toro earlier, when Alex approaches him after he wins, Toro will bitterly ignore him and walk away from him.]]

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** [[spoiler: To add more bitterness, if Alex did not apologize to Toro earlier, when Alex approaches him after he wins, Toro will bitterly ignore him and walk simply walking away from him.with a sour face.]]



* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Gareth and Dino did not appear in "Champions" for unknown reasons.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Gareth and Dino did not appear in "Champions" for unknown reasons. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] that Dino was fired from "Hunter Returns" if Alex didn't win any silverware.


* FireForgedFriends: Should Alex choose to apologize to his former teammate Toro at the Friendly Cup in “Champions”, he will [[EasilyForgiven accept]] it. At the end of the Champions League Final, when Alex approaches to Toro, he will congratulate Alex, saying that he deserves the win.
--> '''Alex''': The way things went last season. Everything just got out of control. If I could go back… Look, for what is worth. I’m sorry.
--> '''Toro''': Perhaps I judged you to harshly, Alex.


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* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:After either Alex or Danny had [[EarnYourHappyEnding earned their happy ending]] after the Champions League Final which would be the true ending either way, it then flashes back to 2018 where Alex, Danny and Kim play a 3v3 football game against Thierry Henry, Alex Morgan and Rio Ferdinand at Venice Beach.]]


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* SiblingRivalry: Danny and Terry at the Champions League semis. Until Terry had a change of heart after Danny defeats him.


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** [[spoiler:Danny and Ringo, regardless if you fire Micheal or betray the latter.]]


** [[spoiler:Also at the very beginning, you get to play as Jim Hunter during his [[SportsHeroBackstory heyday in 1969]] of how he scored his 100th goal in his career. Turns out to be a video documentary Alex, Danny and Kim are watching.]]

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** [[spoiler:Also at the very beginning, you get to play as Jim Hunter during Hunter, relieving his [[SportsHeroBackstory heyday glory days]] in 1969]] 1969 of how he scored his 100th goal in his career. Turns out to be a video documentary Alex, Danny and Kim are watching.]]


** [[spoiler: Danny's older brother [[BigBrotherBully Terry]] is also fitting. He starts out as a mean brother caring about his pride and calling him a “[[InsultOfEndearment Beanpole]]” much to Danny’s chagrin. But when Danny defeated his brother in the Champions League, he becomes more [[BigBrotherInstinct instinctive]]. He becomes more supporting to him in the Final and hell, he congratulates Danny if he wins the [[UsefulNotes/UEFAChampionsLeague Champions League]] title saying that he deserves the win.]]

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** [[spoiler: Danny's older brother [[BigBrotherBully Terry]] is also fitting. He starts out as a mean brother caring about his pride and calling him a “[[InsultOfEndearment Beanpole]]” much to Danny’s chagrin. But when Danny defeated his brother in the Champions League, he becomes more [[BigBrotherInstinct instinctive]]. He becomes more supporting to him in the Final and hell, he congratulates Danny if he wins the [[UsefulNotes/UEFAChampionsLeague Champions League]] title saying that he deserves the win. If Danny loses, Terry will offer his Champions League medal and a hug to express the former's sympathy towards Danny.]]



** [[spoiler:In "Champions", does the same here: Alex challenging Kim in a best of 5 at his house.]]

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** [[spoiler:In "Champions", does the same here: Alex challenging Kim in a best of 5 at his house.]] [[spoiler:Even Alex challenges Neymar in his house in a form of volleyball-esque football.]] [[spoiler:There is also one scene Kim challenging Alex in the hotel corridor.]]


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Alex Hunter wins the Champions League if you pick him over Danny, however, should you choose Fame over Family, he will become an international superstar and attract more media attention, however Kim is very disappointed and saddened that she’d feel like she watch ditched again by her half-brother and more likely that his family will become more upset at him.]]
** [[spoiler: To add more bitterness, if Alex did not apologise to Toro earlier, when Alex approaches him after he wins, Toro will bitterly ignore him and walk away from him.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Alex Hunter wins the Champions League if you pick him over Danny, however, should you choose Fame over Family, he will become an international superstar and attract more media attention, however Kim is very disappointed and saddened that she’d feel like she watch being ditched again by her half-brother and more likely that his family will become more upset at him.]]
** [[spoiler: To add more bitterness, if Alex did not apologise apologize to Toro earlier, when Alex approaches him after he wins, Toro will bitterly ignore him and walk away from him.]]



* FireForgedFriends: Should Alex choose to apologise to his former teammate Toro at the Friendly Cup in “Champions”, he will [[EasilyForgiven accept]] it. At the end of the Champions League Final, when Alex approaches to Toro, he will congratulate Alex, saying that he deserves the win.

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* FireForgedFriends: Should Alex choose to apologise apologize to his former teammate Toro at the Friendly Cup in “Champions”, he will [[EasilyForgiven accept]] it. At the end of the Champions League Final, when Alex approaches to Toro, he will congratulate Alex, saying that he deserves the win.


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Alex Hunter wins the Champions League if you pick him over Danny, however, should you choose Fame over Family, he will become an international superstar and attract more media action, however Kim is very disappointed and saddened that she’d feel like she watch ditched again by her half-brother and more likely that his family will become more upset at him.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Alex Hunter wins the Champions League if you pick him over Danny, however, should you choose Fame over Family, he will become an international superstar and attract more media action, attention, however Kim is very disappointed and saddened that she’d feel like she watch ditched again by her half-brother and more likely that his family will become more upset at him.]]


*BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Alex Hunter wins the Champions League if you pick him over Danny, however, should you choose Fame over Family, he will become an international superstar and attract more media action, however Kim is very disappointed and saddened that she’d feel like she watch ditched again by her half-brother and more likely that his family will become more upset at him.]]
**[[spoiler: To add more bitterness, if Alex did not apologise to Toro earlier, when Alex approaches him after he wins, Toro will bitterly ignore him and walk away from him.]]
**[[spoiler: If you lose the Champions League Final as Alex, he will be reminded by Cezares that failure is a learning experience and tells that there will always be next year. But he still re-unites with his family that he is proud of his efforts nevertheless. If Danny loses, he will sob over his match defeat. However, his brother Terry comforts him and as well offers his Champions League medal to Danny.]]



* DisappearedDad: Harold, Alex's father, walks out on his family during the final of the London Under-11 Cup and doesn't come back [[spoiler:until the ending, where Alex just brushes him off]]. Their relationship does get better in Hunter Returns, though, when Alex meets him in America and learns about [[spoiler:Kim being the reason that he had to leave. Hell, if the player sacks Michael, Harry becomes your agent after going to LA.]] [[spoiler:Their relationship get even better in “Champions” as he becomes a great father to both Alex and Kim, and after the years, he unites with Jim at the end.]]
* AFatherToHisMen: The team's assistant manager, Andy Butler. Dino Agostino, the gaffer at the Championship, is a more laid-back version. Gonzalez in "Hunter Returns" as well, though he is a bit more... poetic.

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* DisappearedDad: Harold, Alex's father, walks out on his family during the final of the London Under-11 Cup and doesn't come back [[spoiler:until the ending, where Alex just brushes him off]]. Their relationship does get better in Hunter Returns, though, when Alex meets him in America and learns about [[spoiler:Kim being the reason that he had to leave. Hell, if the player sacks Michael, Harry becomes your agent after going to LA.]] [[spoiler:Their relationship get even better in “Champions” as he becomes a great father to both Alex and Kim, “Champions”, and after the years, he unites re-unites with Jim at the end.]]
* AFatherToHisMen: The team's assistant manager, Andy Butler. Dino Agostino, the gaffer at the Championship, is a more laid-back version. Gonzalez in "Hunter Returns" as well, though he is a bit more... poetic. Cezares as well, though he's strict.
*FireForgedFriends: Should Alex choose to apologise to his former teammate Toro at the Friendly Cup in “Champions”, he will [[EasilyForgiven accept]] it. At the end of the Champions League Final, when Alex approaches to Toro, he will congratulate Alex, saying that he deserves the win.
--> '''Alex''': The way things went last season. Everything just got out of control. If I could go back… Look, for what is worth. I’m sorry.
--> '''Toro''': Perhaps I judged you to harshly, Alex.



* WhenYouComingHomeDad: Alex gripes with this for a while as an adult, trying to reach Harold as he's working abroad. [[spoiler:At the end, however, Harold comes back, and Alex rejects him without a word.]] Their relationship does improve in "Hunter Returns", though. [[spoiler:In "Champions", their relationship improves even further. Yet at the end he finally comes home and unites with the family and appears that he reconciled with Jim and Catherine, which would ultimately [[AvertedTrope avert]] this trope.]]

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* WhenYouComingHomeDad: Alex gripes with this for a while as an adult, trying to reach Harold as he's working abroad. [[spoiler:At the end, however, Harold comes back, and Alex rejects him without a word.]] Their relationship does improve in "Hunter Returns", though. [[spoiler:In "Champions", their relationship improves even further. Yet at the end he finally comes home and unites re-unites with the family and appears that he reconciled with Jim and Catherine, which would ultimately [[AvertedTrope avert]] this trope.]]


* CareerEndingInjury: Harold's fate in his football career.



* DialogueTree: For every question you're asked you have three options of answer: Fiery (cocky responses which fans tend to like, but don't sit too well with the manager), Cool (comments downplaying the question, which work well with the manager but aren't too well received by the crowd) and Balanced (the most diplomatic choice, which may or may not raise points with both). Like in ''Franchise/MassEffect'', your choices will determine how your career will play out (whether or not the coach will be willing to put you among the starters, or how many social media followers you gain or lose - a Cool character, notably, tends to make your number of followers drop).

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* DialogueTree: For every question you're asked you have three options of answer: Fiery Fiery/Showman/Brash (cocky responses which fans tend to like, but don't sit too well with the manager), Cool Cool/Swagger/Nerdy (comments downplaying the question, which work well with the manager but aren't too well received by the crowd) and Balanced (the most diplomatic choice, which may or may not raise points with both). Like in ''Franchise/MassEffect'', your choices will determine how your career will play out (whether or not the coach will be willing to put you among the starters, or how many social media followers you gain or lose - a Cool character, notably, tends to make your number of followers drop).



* Gareth then tells Alex that Michael 'is a bit of a joke' and was the reason for his transfer 'blowing up the way it did'. [[spoiler: Michael then proceeds to completely mess up Alex's career by trying to force a move to Real Madrid, causing Alex to lose his spot at his club and jeopardise his career. Alex can sack him once the window closes.]]

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* ** Gareth then tells Alex that Michael 'is a bit of a joke' and was the reason for his transfer 'blowing up the way it did'. [[spoiler: Michael then proceeds to completely mess up Alex's career by trying to force a move to Real Madrid, causing Alex to lose his spot at his club and jeopardise his career. Alex can sack him once the window closes.]]

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