Jack Grealish paid tribute to Declan Rice on social media after the West Ham star scored a solo goal in Europe
Jack Grealish on social media praised Declan Rice after the West Ham star scored a superb solo goal during the Europa League win over Dinamo Zagreb… saying the Hammers star should be above 66 paces in FIFA 22
- Declan Rice scored a single goal during West Ham’s 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb
- The Hammers star won the ball in his team’s half before scoring in the penalty area
- Jack Grealish was one of the first people to congratulate Rice after his solo goal
- The Man City star claims Rice should be above 66 paces in FIFA 22 this year
- Rice was annoyed by his assessment of the popular sports game in a recent video
Rice had a great solo effort in the East London The club beat Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 on Thursday night, winning the ball near the halfway line before carrying the ball into the penalty area and scoring between the goalkeepers’ legs.
The goal secured the Hammers a victory in their first-ever Europa League group stage match, with the strike earning plaudits from across the continent, including England teammate Grealish that he deserves over 66 speed ratings in the upcoming FIFA 22 game.
Jack Grealish paid tribute to Declan Rice (up front) after he scored for West Ham in the Europa League
Rice scored a solo goal in Hammers’ 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday
The Manchester City and England midfielder tweeted on Thursday: “I told you_DeclanRice you have to be above 66 paces on EASPORTSFIFA.”
Rice had previously complained about his FIFA speed rating in a video with Grealish while on international duty with England earlier this month.
After seeing Rice’s FIFA 22 card for the video game, which was released on September 26, Grealish told Rice on England’s official media channel: “You know what’s crazy though: your pace man.”
Grealish claims that Rice deserves a 66+ Speed rating in this year’s FIFA 22
“I’m not slow,” Rice replied. This is the thing. Mate I’m just convinced that they (the makers of the game) are sitting in front of their computers and are just bored, typing a thousand players. He’s only 60 years old, he’s 70 years old. Finished.’
Meanwhile, Grealish has a speed rating of 80, scoring 84 overall, slightly higher than Rice who has a rating of 82.
Like Rice, Grealish has also scored in European matches this week, scoring a superb goal in Manchester City’s 6-3 Champions League group stage win over Dinamo Zagreb.
Grealish (right) and Rice (left) complained about Rice’s ratings in a recent video in England
Grealish (left) and Rice (right) are rivals in the Premier League but are close friends with the England mission
It was a brilliant first-ever Champions League game for Grealish, who added a assist to his goal-scoring tally in his first European game following his £100m move from Manchester City.
Rice and Grealish formed an integral part of Gareth Southgate’s England midfield and starred with the Three Lions at Euro 2020 this summer.
The duo are also close to the stadium and both went to Mykonos on vacation after the summer tournament.