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         Pro Evolution Soccer 5
             Written by Gaseous Snake
                September 2006
    
    IF FOOTBALL IS YOUR RELIGION, COME AND WORSHIP AT THE ULTIMATE ALTAR.
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    If you are looking for one particular piece of information, please use the
    Control+F function to better navigate the guide.
    
    1. Introduction
    
    2. Copyrights
    
    3. Screen Layout
    
    4. Controls
      4.1 Controller Layout
      4.2 Attacking
      4.3 Defending
    
    5. Teams
      5.1 Milan
      5.2 Inter
      5.3 Juventus
      5.4 Arsenal
      5.5 Barcelona
      5.6 Chelsea
    
    6. Player Statistics
      6.1 Defending
      6.2 Dribble Accuracy
      6.3 Dribble Speed
      6.4 Short Pass Accuracy
      6.5 Short Pass Speed
      6.6 Long Pass Accuracy  
      6.7 Long Pass Speed
      6.8 Shot Accuracy
    
    7. Set Pieces
      7.1 Penalties
      7.2 Free Kicks
      7.3 Corners
    
    8. Dribbling
      8.1 Change of Direction
      8.2 Shot Feint
      8.3 Ball Trapping
      8.4 Stepovers
      8.5 'Flip Flap'
      8.6 Drag Back 
      8.7 Flick Up
      8.8 Marseille Roulette
    
    9. Passing
      9.1 Short Passing
      9.2 Long Passing
      9.3 Direction Changing Cross Field Passing
      9.4 Through Balls
      9.5 Lobbed Through Balls
    
    10. Shooting
      10.1 One-on-One Shots
      10.2 Lobbed Shots
      10.3 Side Foot Shots
    
    11. Scoring
      11.1 Full-back to Striker Lobbed Through Ball
      11.2 Accurate Crossing
      11.3 Shot Feint The Goalkeeper
      11.4 Chip The Goalkeeper
    
    12. Master League
      12.1 Starting Master League
      12.2 Type of Game
      12.3 League
      12.4 Recommended Formation
    
    13. Club Name Changes
      13.1 England
      13.2 France
      13.3 Germany
      13.4 Italy
      13.5 Portugal
      13.6 Greece
      13.7 Turkey
      13.8 Belgium 
      13.9 Russia
      13.10 Ukraine
      13.11 Czech Republic
      13.12 Brazil
    
    14. Version History
    
    15. Credits
    
    16. Contacting Me
    
    17. Closing Words
    
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    Pro Evolution Soccer was originally considered the pretender to the throne of
    FIFA, which had dominated football games for years. Other games, such as Virtua
    Soccer had tried and completely failed to break its monopoly. When word spread
    of Pro Evo's success, it soon started to outsell FIFA. In this fifth edition,
    several parts are further updated to create a more realistic gaming experience.
    
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    |  H  | Which half the game is currently in                                 |
    |  t  | Amount of time that has elapsed during current game                 |
    |  T  | Which teams are currently playing the match                         |
    |  S  | The current score between the two teams                             |
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    I. Playstation 2 Controller Layout
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    Front View:
    
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         ' u  ````''''````  T '          / Key \___________________________
        ' l r  sel    sta  S O '         |-----|---------------------------\
       /   d   LL  __  RR   X   \        | L   | Left Analog Stick         |
      /     /'.LL.'  '.RR.'\     \       | R   | Right Analog Stick        |
     /    /    ``      ``    \    \      | u   | Up Directional Button     |
    /   /                      \   \     | d   | Down Directional Button   |
    '..'                        '..'     | l   | Left Directional Button   |
                                         | r   | Right Direction Button    |
                                         | sel | Select Button             |
                                         | sta | Start Button              |
                                         | X   | X Button                  | 
                                         | S   | Square Button             |
                                         | T   | Triangle Button           |
                                         | O   | O Button                  | 
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    Top View:  
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    | | 2 | |                         | | 2 | |   | 1   | L1 and R1            |
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      LEFT                              RIGHT
    
    Special Buttons:
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    | L3 | Push down on left analog stick (firmly)  |
    | R3 | Push down on right analog stick (firmly) |
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    II. Attacking
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    / Action                    | Button                                 \
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    | Pass                      | X Button                               |
    | Shoot                     | Square Button                          |
    | Long Pass                 | O Button                               |
    | Through Ball              | Triangle Button                        |
    | Sprint                    | R1 Button                              |
    | Lobbed Through Ball       | R1+Triangle Button                     |
    | Flick Ball                | Right Analog Stick Down Then Up        |
    | Marseille Roulette        | 360 Degree Turn of Right Analog Stick  |
    | Stop Running              | R2 Button                              |
    | Super Cancel              | R1+R2 Button                           |
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    III. Defending
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    / Action                    | Button                                 \
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    | Block Tackle              | X Button                               |
    | Slide Tackle              | O Button                               |
    | Run After Ball            | Square Button                          |
    | Change Player             | L1 Button                              | 
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    The majority of people will pick the team they support and play with them 
    regardless. However, if you are new to the game then it is advisable to pick
    one of the following teams as they will probably offer you more options and
    allow you to take full advantage of the game.
    
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    I. AC Milan
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    Milan have the best defence in the game with Stam, Nesta, Maldini and Dida. 
    They also have Shevchenko up front and boast a midfield of Kaka, Pirlo and
    Gattuso. Milan play a 4-3-1-2 in real life, so they don't have any wingers of
    note. 
    
    Recommended formation (4-4-2):
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                |          Gilardino     Shevchenko        |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |                    Kaka                  |
                |                                          |  
                |                                          | 
                |       Pirlo       Gattuso    Seedorf     |
                |                                          | 
                |                                          |
                |   Maldini    Nesta      Stam      Cafu   |
                |                                          |
                |                    Dida                  |
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    This formation is solid, giving you a good grounding in midfield and allowing
    you to play through balls from Pirlo, Kaka and Seedorf through to your front
    men. Both are quick and will get on the end of them. Furthermore, they have
    excellent shot accuracy stats, with Gilardino boasting 89 and Shevchenko well
    into the 90s.
    
    An alternative formation is the 4-3-3, which would allow you the opportunity 
    for more through balls. However, you will either destroy the other team or
    be completely useless with it as Milan don't really boast the quick dribbling
    wingers required.
    
    Alternative formation (4-3-3):
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                |  Gilardino     Shevchenko      Serginho  |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |            Pirlo         Kaka            |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |                   Gattuso                |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |   Maldini    Nesta      Stam      Cafu   |
                |                                          |
                |                    Dida                  |
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    Serginho has excellent dribbling stats and is quite useful as a RWF. However,
    Gilardino is simply there because there is no-one else of note. You could move
    Shevchenko to the LWF and cut in and shoot as he has a middle shooting star,
    but this could effectively nullify his best asset which is getting on the end
    of through balls and finishing clinically.
    
    Penalty Kick Taker: Shevchenko
    Corner Taker: Pirlo
    Free Kick Taker: Pirlo
    
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    II. Inter
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    Inter are my favourite team to use. The only way to go with them is a 4-3-3 
    since they only have one useful striker in Adriano. Martins is quick, but he's
    a donkey in front of goal so put him as a LWF and let him use his pace to get 
    in behind the defence and cross/pass to Adriano. The power on his shots is
    immense (99) and with a middle shooting star, he can be deadly from all ranges.
    
    Recommended Formation (4-3-3):
    
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                |  Martins         Adriano         Recoba  |
                |                                          |
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                |            Veron         Figo            |
                |                                          |
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                |                 Cambiasso                |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |   Favalli   Cordoba   Samuel   Zanetti   |
                |                                          |
                |                   Toldo                  |
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    With this, use the long ball accuracy of Veron and Figo in midfield to
    distribute to the three men up top. There's no point fiddling about with this
    formation. Martins and Recoba are quick and can dribble extremely fast, so
    get to the byline and cut the ball back to Adriano. He seems to get a hat
    trick in every game I play, so use his power to your advantage.
    
    Penalty Kick Taker: Figo
    Corner Taker: Figo
    Free Kick Taker: Veron/Figo/Recoba (I favour Recoba)
    
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    III. Juventus
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    They won't actually be in the game next year, thanks to being relegated to 
    Serie B. However, whilst they are in it they are very useful team. They have
    an excellent defence, good midfielders and useful strikers and are, perhaps,
    the most solid unit in the game.
    
    Recommended Formation (4-4-2):
    
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                |        Trezeguet      Ibrahimovich       |
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                |                                          |
                |     Mutu        Nedved       Camoranesi  |
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                |                                          |
                |                 Vieira                   |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                | Zambrotta  Cannavaro  Thuram   R. Kovac  |
                |                                          |
                |                  Buffon                  |
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    Mutu and Camoranesi are both useful at dribbling so get it down the pitch and
    cross it for the two men at the front. Nedved has middle shooting and his
    shots are extremely powerful, so look for knockdowns. He is also able to pass
    properly with both feet, so look for through balls to the two front men.
    Trezeguet isn't quick, but he responds quickly and his shot accuracy is 95. So
    he should finish the majority of chances that come his way.
    
    Penalty Kick Taker: Ibrahimovich
    Corner Taker: Camoranesi
    Free Kick Taker: Mutu
    
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    Arsenal are only useful because they have Henry. Without him, they'd be poor.
    Their defence isn't very strong, but their attack is extremely useful and
    Henry is probably the best player on the game.
    
    Recommended Formation (4-3-3):
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                | Hleb              Henry            Reyes |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |            Pires          Fabregas       |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |                  Gilberto                |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                | A. Cole    Campbell    Toure     Lauren  |
                |                                          |
                |                  Lehmann                 |
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    With this formation, use Pires and Fabregas passing to the ball to Hleb, Henry
    and Reyes. Henry has excellent dribbling and shooting. The fact he has a middle
    shooting star as well as 95 accuracy means that you can run around a lot and
    when there is an opening shoot. If you get on target, then there's every chance
    you can get a goal. Look to Hleb more than Reyes as he is one of the fastest
    dribblers in the game. Get to the byline and cut it back, looking for Henry.
    You will find the vast majority of your goals come from Thierry up front.
    
    Penalty Kick Taker: Henry
    Corner Taker: Pires
    Free Kick Taker: Henry
    
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    Barcelona play 4-3-3 in real life and that's the way to go with them in game.
    
    Recommended Formation (4-3-3):
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                | Ronaldinho       Larsson           Eto'o |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |            Deco          Giuly           |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |                   Xavi                   |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                | Bronckhorst  Puyol    Marquez   Oleguer  |
                |                                          |
                |                  Valdes                  |
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    Use Deco, Giuly and Xavi to get the ball into Eto'o and Ronaldinho. Eto'o is
    extremely fast and Ronaldinho is superb at dribbling. Larsson puts the chances
    away with relative ease and can also head the ball, so look for crosses as well
    as passes in order to score.
    
    Penalty Kick Taker: Larsson
    Corner Taker: Deco
    Free Kick Taker: Deco
    
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    VI. Chelsea
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    Recommended Formation (4-4-2):
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                |                                          |
                |          Crespo     Gudjohnsen/Drogba    |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                | Robben          Lampard         Joe Cole |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |                 Makelele                 |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                | Gallas    Carvalho    Terry    Ferreira  |
                |                                          |
                |                   Cech                   |
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    With this formation, you can use the immense dribbling skills of Robben and 
    Cole to get down the wings quickly and get crosses in. Gudjohnsen is better if
    your game involves through balls, as he has a one-on-one star and is more
    likely to score. Drogba is your better bet if you are going to play down the
    wings and get crosses in. You're solid defensively with Makelele sitting in
    front of Terry and Carvalho with Cech behind. You could also move Gallas into
    the middle and put Carvalho on the left if you wanted to, but that would negate
    Carvalho's excellent defensive statistics. Lampard has good passing and a
    middle shooting star, so take full advantage of both by looking to give the
    ball to him. His dribbling isn't great though, so be aware of that whenever
    you are on the ball with him.
    
    You can also play a 4-3-3 with Chelsea:
    
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                |                                          |
                | Joe Cole         Crespo           Robben |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |          Lampard         Gudjohnsen      |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                |                 Makelele                 |
                |                                          |
                |                                          |
                | Gallas    Carvalho    Terry    Ferreira  |
                |                                          |
                |                   Cech                   |
                |__________________________________________|
    
    With Lampard and Gudjohnsen pulling the strings, you can use the pace and
    dribbling skills of Robben and Joe Cole to get to the byline and cut the ball
    back for Crespo. Play each on the opposite wing, as they can cut in and take
    shots at goal. Crespo is very good in the air as well, so use the tactic
    suggested in section 11.2 to give him some free headers on goal.
    
    Penalty Kick Taker: Lampard
    Corner Taker: Lampard
    Free Kick Taker: Lampard
    
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    For each player, there are many statistics that determine how good they are.
    However, I will simply talk about the ones I feel are most important and more
    likely to determine whether you pick the player or not.
    
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    I. Defending
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    These stat determines how well your player is able to defend. If you take
    Stam, he has an extremely high defending stat. This basically makes him a brick
    wall, who is able to put his foot in and take the ball away with relative ease.
    However, if you have picked Real Madrid, you will notice that your best
    defender is Woodgate with a rating of 83. This means that your defence is
    nowhere near solid and you will concede goals.
    
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    This determines how good the player is with the ball at his feet. For a player
    to be an excellent dribbler, they need to combine this stat with dribble
    speed. A player with low speed but high accuracy will have excellent control
    but will get nowhere fast. For example, Zlatan Ibrahimovich has a dribbling
    accuracy of 91 but a dribbling speed much lower than that. Whilst he has
    excellent control of the ball in tight spaces, he struggles to run ahead of
    defenders with the ball at his feet and I normally have to turn around and pass
    it back to another player before looking for a through ball again.
    
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    This determines how quickly the player runs with the ball at his feet. Martins
    has fast dribble speed but poor accuracy, which means he kicks the ball further
    ahead of him than someone with higher accuracy and gives the other team the
    chance to take the ball back. However, someone like Ronaldinho, Robinho or
    Hleb from Arsenal will keep the ball close and run faster than the majority
    of the other team can run without the ball. They are the most effective
    dribblers on the game.
    
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    This determines how accurate your short passes are.
    
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    V. Short Pass Speed
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    This determines how quick your short passes are. This is better combined with
    short pass accuracy, which will allow you to make accurate passes and create
    goalscoring opportunities.
    
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    VI. Long Pass Accuracy
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    This determines how accurate long passes are. A high stat in this is extremely
    useful for a central midfield in a 4-3-3 formation as it allows him to play
    lobbed through balls to one of the wingers and create goal scoring 
    opportunities.
    
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    When combined with Long Pass Accuracy, this stat allows you to see who you can
    rely on to be a creative force in your team. For example, De La Pena of Spain
    and Espanyol has magnificent passing stats and a star for playmaking. Although
    he is completely useless at everything else, it allows him to create chances
    for the front men with relative ease. Another good example is Xabi Alonso.
    
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    This determines how likely you are to score when you shoot. If your player has
    a low shot accuracy, then try taking it round the keeper has opposed to placing
    it round him. Someone like Henry, with a very high shot accuracy will have no
    problem placing it in the bottom corner however.
    
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    Although you may initially find the set pieces difficult to execute, they are
    an integral part of the game and offer chances to score when you are otherwise
    struggling to breakdown the opposition.
    
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    I. Penalties
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    Penalties are free shots from 12 yards out. Sounds easy. However, the game only
    lets you select one of 5 areas to shoot to. So, if the keeper guesses right,
    you'll miss.
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                    |   2                                  3   |
                    |                                          | 
                    |                                          |
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                    |                    5                     |
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                                       \    /
                                      __|  |__
                                     /        \
                                     ||      ||
                                     ||      ||
                                     ||      ||
    
    For 1-4, aim the left analog stick in the corresponding direction and shoot
    using square. To shoot towards the middle of the goal, simply hit square or
    push the left analog stick down and then press square to pass it along the
    ground.
    
    For player such as Larsson, Figo and Henry, it is likely that the other player
    (if human) will presume that you will go to one of the corners. As a double
    bluff, shoot straight down the centre. As these guys have stars beside the
    penalty stat, they will score the significant majority. If you have a useless
    player (eg. Traore) taking the penalty, then they may well assume that you
    will go straight down the middle since the player is likely to miss if you 
    shoot any other way.
    
    To save penalties, you can only guess what direction they are going to shoot.
    
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    II. Free Kicks
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    In the above diagram, A represents the area in which you could realistically
    score from a free kick. Any further out than, maximum, 38M you are wasting your
    time. 
    
    
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               \    /     \    /     \    /     \    /         |
              __|  |__   __|  |__   __|  |__   __|  |__        |
             /        \ /        \ /        \ /        \       |
             ||      || ||      || ||      || ||      ||       |
             ||      || ||      || ||      || ||      ||
             ||      || ||      || ||      || ||      ||
    
    When you line up a free kick, you are faced with the above problem.
    
    If the player is a left footer, aim towards 1 and fill the bar half-way and
    then hold right. The ball should curl towards the top corner with power and
    accuracy. Good left footed free kick takers include Recoba of Inter Milan. As
    a right footer, aim towards 2, fill the bar half way and hold left to curl the
    ball away from the goalkeeper and into the top corner.
    
    If you are still struggling, go into training and practice free kicks.
    
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    III. Corners
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    You have two options with corners. You can either play them straight into the
    penalty area or make a short pass. I tend to make a short pass, turn away from
    the defender and then look for another short pass to someone in the box who
    can then turn and get a shot away. If you are intending to cross, aim for the
    penalty spot and use the R2 button to get your player into a position to head
    the ball.
    
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    -.====.-<                                                             >-.====.-
    -| 08 |-<                            DRIBBLING                        >-| 08 |-
    -'===='-<_____________________________________________________________>-'===='-
    --------<__\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\__>--------
    
    In order to appreciate the game fully, you need to be able to make use of all
    dribbling techniques incorprated into the game. These include basic changes of
    direction to the Marseille Roulette, made famous by Zinedine Zidane.
    
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    I. Change of Direction
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    The change of direction sounds simply and, to be honest, is very easy to
    execute. If you are running in one direction, simply move the left analog stick
    90 degrees in another direction to shift the ball and yourself.
    
    
                                      D
                                   A/  \B
                                  P     \
     _____
    / Key \_________________________________________________________
    |-----|---------------------------------------------------------\
    |  P  | Player you are controlling                              |
    |  D  | Opposition defender                                     |
    |  A/ | Shows initial direction of dribbling                    |
    |  \B | Shows change of direction of dribbling to fool defender | 
    \_____|_________________________________________________________/
    
    This is the best way to get a clear run in on goal. If you going north-east,
    move the analog stick to the south-east to skin the defender and run towards
    goal. Players such as Henry are best equipped to take full advantage of this 
    move.
    
    
    
              P --------------| D (Has run from south direction)
                              |-------------------------
     _____
    / Key \___________________________________________
    |-----|-------------------------------------------\
    |  P  | Player running directly towards goal      |
    |  D  | Defender                                  |
    |  -  | Direction of movement                     |
    |  |  | Where to execute move                     |
    \_____|___________________________________________/
    
    If the defender has run from a south or south-east direction to try and 
    intercept you, then flat foot them and move to the south using a quick 
    down movement on the left analog stick quickly followed by a right movement
    to continue running. This can create some excellent dribbling routines which
    then allow you to exploit the gaps created as you skin the defenders.
                       
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    II. Shot Feint
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    In order to execute a shot feint, simply hold in square as though you are going
    to execute a shot and then tap X to cancel it. Combine this with a direction to
    commit the defender and then jink around them.
    
                                  /-----------------------
                   P-------------S D
                                  \-----------------------
    
     _____
    / Key \___________________________________________________________________
    |-----|-------------------------------------------------------------------\
    |  P  | Player                                                            |
    |  D  | Defender                                                          |
    |  S  | Movement of shot feint                                            |
    |  /  | Change of direction as executed by left analog stick              |
    |  \  | Alternative change of direction as executed by left analog stick  |
    |  -  | Direction of running                                              |
    \_____|___________________________________________________________________/
    
    When playing against the computer, the shot feint is the greatest asset you
    will have. One of the best ways of getting to the touchline against is to get
    the ball wide and run down the line. Run towards a defender when he begins to
    come towards you. Then, immediately, shot feint towards the touchline again.
    The player will slide in, committing himself to the tackle and allowing you to
    get past without effort.
    
    Another excellent time to use the shot feint is when you are one on one with
    the goalkeeper. If your player does not have a one on one star, then there is
    every chance that their shot will either hit the goalkeeper or miss the goal.
    Therefore, you should run towards the goalkeeper. When he is about a yard away,
    shot feint around him and press R1 to sprint away and give yourself space. Use
    R2 to trap the ball and then hit it into the empty net using square.
    
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    III. Ball Trapping
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    In order to trap the ball, simply hold R2 whilst dribbling to stop the player
    from running. This is an excellent technique to use whenever you are going
    in one direction and a player is following you. Using this, they will continue
    running and allow you to get some space to make a crucial pass or get in a 
    shot on goal.
    
    Another time to use this technique is when you have got on the end of a through
    ball in the box and there is both a defender and goalkeeper coming towards you.
    Whilst dribbling, use the R2 button to stop, shift the ball towards goal and
    shoot. Normally the keeper has committed himself to charging you down and this
    allows you a shot into an empty net.
    
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    IV. Stepovers
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Stepovers are fairly useless in my opinion. The only real time to use them
    is whenever you are on the wing and a player is approaching you from an angle.
    Do two stepovers and then double tap R1 to shift the ball way ahead of you and
    run onto it to cross.
    
    Another time when a stepover may be advantageous is whenever you are running
    towards goal at an angle. One stepover following by a quick change of direction
    should enable you to get a bit of ground on your opponent.
    
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    V. 'Flip Flap'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    The flip flap is an instant change of direction dribbling technique. It can
    only be used by players who are programmed to do it.
    
    The list, as far as I know, is as follows:
     ______________________________________________________
    / Player                      | Club                   \
    |-----------------------------|------------------------|
    | Djibril Cisse               | Liverpool              |
    | Ronaldinho                  | Barcelona              |
    | Zlatan Ibrahimovich         | Juventus               |
    | Ronaldo                     | Real Madrid            |
    \_____________________________|________________________/
    
    This technique is executed by tapping L1 or R2 three times. However, I have
    developed another excellent method for using it that completely fools both the
    computer and human opponents:
    
    1. Start on the left touchline and get to around 30 yards out
    2. Move towards goal in a south-east direction
    3. With the opponent a reasonable distance away, hit L1 twice to do the 
       stepovers
    4. As the player approaches, hit R2 once whilst doing the stepovers to do the
       'Flip Flap', sending them in completely the wrong direction
    
    One of the problems with the flip flap is that only players with high technique
    are able to do it all of the time. So, Cisse's technique isn't that good and 
    consequently he will fail at the flip flap one time in every two. Ronaldinho
    will only miss the flip flap once in every 100 times or so as his technique
    is so high.
    
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    VI. Drag Back
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    The drag back is a technique that can be used to commit the defender and get
    around them. Stop the ball using the R2 button and wait for the defender to
    commit himself. Hold the R2 button and bring back the left analog stick to
    drag the ball back using the sole of your foot. After the player has been
    beaten, continue on your run towards goal.
    
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    VII. Flick Up
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    The flick up is a technique executed by flicking the right analog stick down
    then up. Then ball is then flicked in the air. You can then run onto it and 
    hit it towards goal with additional power or regain control of the ball and
    continue your run.
    
    The best way to use the flick up is to combine it with the drag back. Use the
    drag back to give yourself additional room and then flick the ball up and over
    the head of the incoming defender.
    
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    VIII. Marseille Roulette
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    In order to execute the Marseille Roulette effectively, run towards an 
    opponent and whenever they commit themselves, turn the right analog stick 
    around 360 degrees (as specified in the manual).
    
    However, you don't have to turn the right analog stick around 360 degrees. You
    only have to turn it round 180 degrees to make the player execute the move.
    The player in question needs to have high technique to keep the ball under
    control whilst executing the move. Also, if you hit R1 at any stage during
    the move then the ball will fly out from under your feet at speed. You may be
    able to use this to your advantage if you have space to run into.
    
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    --------<__\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\__>--------
    -.====.-<                                                             >-.====.-
    -| 09 |-<                             PASSING                         >-| 09 |-
    -'===='-<_____________________________________________________________>-'===='-
    --------<__\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\__>--------
    
    There are various passing techniques in the game that will allow you to create
    more opportunities to score for your team.
    
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    I. Short Passing
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    In order to execute a simply short pass, press X and move the left analog stick
    in the direction of the intended recipient. Use this whenever you have a
    player who isn't capable of dribbling. It will also give the recipient more
    space and allow you to look at the radar to see if you can spot an opening in
    order to create a goal scoring opportunity.
    
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    II. Long Passing
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Long passes are executed using the O button. In order to play it to one of your
    own players, make sure you direction it and hold the O button in for the 
    correct length of time. This is something that will require practice. Go into
    training and do the long pass training technique to get a feel for the bar and
    how long you have to hold the button in for before releasing it for it to go
    the required distance.
    
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    III. Direction Changing Cross Field Passing
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    To execute a crossfield pass, simply pass the ball to a winger and then refer
    to the radar to see if there is someone free on the other side of the pitch.
    Direct the ball in the same way as any other long pass. This is effective as
    it can shift their defence from one shape to another and perhaps create the 
    opportunity for a through ball to one of your strikers.
    
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    IV. Through Balls
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Through balls are perhaps the most crucial kind of pass on the game. They will
    create the significant number of your goal scoring chances and allow you to 
    assist as well as score. In order to execute a quality through ball, try and
    play it to the quickest of your front men. Refer to the radar if you can't see
    them on the screen and wait until they are playing off the shoulder. When they
    are, hold in Triangle and you will released a through ball into their 
    direction. You must direct the through ball using the left analog stick.
    
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    V. Lobbed Through Balls
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Lobbed through balls are executed using the Triangle button in conjunction with
    the L1 Button. Only use this technique if you are playing three up front,
    including a left wing forward and right wing forward.  Use the lobbed through
    ball to one of these wingers when launching a counter attack. Any other time
    the technique is pretty useless as their defenders will either clear it or
    they will bring the goalkeeper out to clear it.
    
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    --------<__\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\__>--------
    -.====.-<                                                             >-.====.-
    -| 10 |-<                             SHOOTING                        >-| 10 |-
    -'===='-<_____________________________________________________________>-'===='-
    --------<__\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\__>--------
    
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    I. One-on-One Shots
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    In a one on one situation, fill the square button up a little bit and before
    releasing it, aim the analog stick to the left or right of the goalkeeper.
    The player should shoot accurately into the bottom corner, around the 
    goalkeeper and into the net.
    
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    II. Lobbed Shots
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Fill the bar to an adequate level and hit R1 before letting go of the square
    button. The player will then lob the ball over the advancing goalkeeper into
    the net.
    
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    III. Side Foot Shots
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Use a side foot shot whenever the player in question is going to shoot on his
    wrong foot. This will make the shot more accurate as opposed to power based and
    allow you a greater chance to score.
    
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    -.====.-<                                                             >-.====.-
    -| 11 |-<                             SCORING                         >-| 11 |-
    -'===='-<_____________________________________________________________>-'===='-
    --------<__\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\___\__>--------
    
    There are many ways to create chances. I consider the following to the best
    ways of scoring consistently. Whilst the normal methods of looking for through
    balls will still be useful, the following methods create clear chances or at
    least half-chances for your strikers.
    
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    I. Full-back to Striker Lobbed Through Ball
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    This method is excellent if the other team are playing a relatively high
    defensive line:
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    |                                                             4              |
    |                3                                                           |
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    |                      STRIKER 1                 STRIKER 2                   |
    |                                                                            |
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    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |       1                                                          2         |
    |                                                                            |
    |   FULL BACK 1                                                FULL BACK 2   |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |____________________________________________________________________________|
    
    To play a lobbed through ball of this kind, give the ball to either full back
    1 or full back 2 and play a lobbed through ball (triangle+L1) to striker 2 or
    striker 1 respectively. As it is a lobbed through ball, it needs to be at an
    angle to stop the defenders intercepting the ball or the goalkeeper charging
    out and clearing it.
    
    Once the striker has gathered the ball, simply run towards goal and have a
    shot on goal.
    
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    II. Accurate Crossing
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     ____________________________________________________________________________
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |  WINGER 2            STRIKER 1              STRIKER 2         WINGER 1     |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
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    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |             CENTRE MIDFIELDER 1           CENTRE MIDFIELDER 2              |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |____________________________________________________________________________|
    
    In this example, use your centre midfielders to get the ball to the wingers.
    If the wingers are not already around the end of the box, dribble with them
    until you get there. Trap the ball and wait. When your striker(s) run into the
    box, hit O once. The ball should sail accurately towards the striker. If it
    looks like they aren't going to get their head to the ball, use the R2 button
    to get them in the correct position before heading the ball towards goal.
    
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    III. Shot Feint The Goalkeeper
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Rather than take my chances with shooting, I tend to round the goalkeeper with
    weaker players. Basically anyone can shot feint, whereas not everyone can
    accurately shoot into the bottom corner. Simply follow the shot feint method
    explained in Section 8.2.
    
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    IV. Chip The Goalkeeper
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    If you are playing with someone with a not-so-good shooting accuracy stat and
    they get on the end of a through ball around the edge of the area, then fill
    the bar immediately using the square button and hit R1. The ball should loop
    high over the goalkeeper and nestle in the back of the net.
    
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    -| 12 |-<                          MASTER LEAGUE                      >-| 12 |-
    -'===='-<_____________________________________________________________>-'===='-
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    I. Starting Master League
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    When you start Master League, you will need to choose from a number of options
    to setup your game to your liking:
    
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | A. Master League Starting Points                                            |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | Here, you can select how many points you start Master League with. You can  |
    | unlock these in the shop by earning PES points. If you don't want to spend  |
    | a lot of time messing around with your starting players, then select the    |
    | highest number possible. Remember that your PES points also have to pay     |
    | your salaries for each year. So if you start with a really low number and   |
    | keep losing, then you might end up not being able to pay your players and   |
    | your game will be considered "OVER".                                        |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | B. Length of Match                                                          |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | The majority of people will use 10 minutes. Any shorter and you don't seem  |
    | to have long enough to break them down. Any more and you get bored.         |
    | However, you can select from 5 minutes to 30 minutes.                       |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | C. Game Difficulty                                                          |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | Select from 1* to 5* (You can select 6* once you have unlocked it in the    |
    | PES Shop)                                                                   |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    
    The other options are relatively simple to work out, so select the ones you
    want and move on to the next screen. 
    
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    II. Type of Game
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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    You'll need to choose what kind of game you want to play. I always select "Use
    Match Mode" teams, as this is basically like Football Manager except on PES.
    Creating an original team means you have to create a name, team, badge etc.
    and original players is the same as the old-style Master League where you
    started with a load of rubbish players and had to build them up to be a great
    team.
    
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    III. League
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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    You'll then need to select what team to be and what league to go in. I've 
    always played as Roma, so I put myself in a league with 15 other Italian teams
    to create a more realistic gaming experience. However, you are able to select
    whatever team you want and put yourself in a league with whoever you want.
    
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    IV. Recommended Formation
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    Against the computer, I recommend a 4-4-2 formation with good wingers who
    can dribble and quick strikers who can get on the end of through balls.
    
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    |                                                                            |
    |                     STRIKER                    STRIKER                     |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |     LEFT                        ATTACKING                    RIGHT         |
    |    WINGER                      MIDFIELDER                    WINGER        |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
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    |                                 DEFENSIVE                                  |
    |                                MIDFIELDER                                  |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |   FULL BACK            CENTRE BACK          CENTRE BACK        FULL BACK   |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                                                            |
    |                                   GOALKEEPER                               |
    |____________________________________________________________________________|
    
    This formation should put you in good stead. It's now a case of getting the
    players who will suit the formation and allow you to create a high number of
    goal scoring chances every game.
    
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | Goalkeeper                                                                  |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | Well, the obvious choice is Buffon. He's probably the best goalkeeper in    |
    | the world in real life. However, in the game he can be extremely expensive  |
    | and might not be a feasible purchase. I found Petr Cech from Chelsea to be  |
    | a cheap and excellent purchase for goalkeeper. He has a one-on-one saving   |
    | star and a penalty saving star. Also, his response will continually improve |
    | as you progress in Master League.                                           |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | Central Defence                                                             |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | A strong central defensive pairing would be Alessandro Nesta and Cristian   |
    | Chivu. This is simply from my experience at Roma, where I found Nesta and   |
    | Chivu to both be quick and strong. It also helped that they were excellent  |
    | headers of the ball. They shouldn't be excessively expensive.               |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | Full Backs                                                                  |
    o-----------------------------------------------------------------------------o
    | At right full back, I bought Zambrotta from Juventus. Again, he won't come  |
    | cheap, but he is strong in the tackle and provides excellent long through   |
    | balls to the front men. At left full back, I bought Ashley Cole from        |
    | Arsenal. He is extremely quick, good in the tackle and able to intercept    |
    | through balls well.                                                         |
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    | Defensive Midfield                                                          |
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    | For defensive midfield, I bought Mascherano of Argentina. A quality         |
    | midfielder who can tackle extremely well. He's not expensive either.        |
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    | Attacking Midfield                                                          |
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    | For my central attacking midfielder, I bought Joe Cole from Chelsea. He's   |
    | very cheap and already a quality dribbler. He improves dramatically and     |
    | becomes one of the best players on the game. His shooting and passing is    |
    | also an excellent asset to have.                                            |
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    | Right Winger                                                                |
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    | On the right wing, I bought Robinho of Real Madrid. His dribbling is        |
    | fantastic and again he is anything but expensive. He can get to the byline  |
    | very well and creates a number of chances for your strikers every game.     |
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    | Left Winger                                                                 |
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    | On the left wing, I bought Hleb from Arsenal. Extremely quick and an        |
    | excellent dribbler, he isn't expensive and is an excellent outlet.          |
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    | Up front, I started with Totti (already at Roma) as my main striker. He is  |
    | absolutely superb up front. Gets into great positions and finishes          |
    | superbly. To partner him, I bought Tevez of Argentina. Fast, quick,         |
    | powerful and an excellent finisher, he isn't expensive and is an excellent  |
    | foil for Totti.                                                             |
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    | Substitutes                                                                 |
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    | In order to save money, I bought players who I felt would be able to play   |
    | in a number of positions across the park. One player I can really recommend |
    | is Cassano of Roma. An excellent dribbler and finisher, he can play in any  |
    | of the top 5 positions. He isn't expensive either.                          |
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    |                       TOTTI                     TEVEZ                      |
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    |    A. HLEB                      JOE COLE                    ROBINHO        |
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    |                                 MASCHERANO                                 |
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    |   ASHLEY COLE            NESTA             CHIVU             ZAMBROTTA     |
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    |                                   CECH                                     |
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    If you're new to the game, then this team should put you in good stead. Give
    yourself 50,000 starting points and sell players you don't want. This team
    is only a suggestion, and I'm sure you will have several of your own players
    you would want to incorporate into any team you may create.
    
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    Due to licensing issues, Konami decided to come up with different names for
    some teams that they couldn't be bothered paying for. So whilst Chelsea have
    their real name, teams like Bayern Munich and Liverpool get bland kits, bland
    names and bland badges. Below is a list of the clubs with different names and
    what they should be changed to.
    
    Clubs that already have the correct name are excluded from the lists.
    
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    I. England
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  AST  | Aston Villa          | West Midlands Village            |
    |  BIR  | Birmingham           | West Midlands City               |
    |  BLA  | Blackburn Rovers     | Lancashire                       |
    |  BOL  | Bolton Wanderers     | Middlebrook                      |
    |  CHA  | Charlton Athletic    | South East London                |
    |  EVE  | Everton FC           | Merseyside Blue                  |
    |  LIV  | Liverpool FC         | Merseyside Red                   |
    |  MCY  | Manchester City      | Man Blue                         |
    |  UTD  | Manchester United    | Man Red                          |
    |  MID  | Middlesbrough        | Teeside                          |
    |  NEW  | Newcastle United     | Tyneside                         |
    |  POR  | Portsmouth FC        | Pompy                            |
    |  SUN  | Sunderland           | Wearside                         |
    |  TOT  | Tottenham Hotspur    | North East London                |
    |  WBA  | West Bromwich Albion | West Midlands                    |
    |  WHU  | West Ham United      | East London                      |
    |  WIG  | Wigan Athletic       | Lancashire Athletic              |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  AJA  | AC Ajaccio           | Corse Sud                        |
    |  MON  | Monaco               | Azur                             |
    |  AUX  | Auxerre              | Bourgogne                        |
    |  BOR  | Bordeaux             | Aquitaine                        |
    |  LMA  | Le Mans              | Sarthe                           |
    |  LIL  | Lille                | Pas de Calais                    |
    |  LYO  | Lyon                 | Rhone                            |
    |  MET  | Metz                 | Moselle                          |
    |  NCY  | Nancy                | Meurthe                          |
    |  NAN  | Nantes               | Loire                            |
    |  NIC  | Nice                 | Alpes                            |
    |  MAR  | Marseille            | Bouches                          |
    |  PSG  | Paris St. Germaine   | Lle de France                    |
    |  LEN  | RC Lens              | Nord                             |
    |  REN  | Rennes               | Bretagne                         |
    |  STE  | St. Etienne          | Somesterrine                     |
    |  SOC  | Sochaux              | Franche Comte                    |
    |  STR  | Strasbourg           | Alsace                           |
    |  TOU  | Toulouse             | Garonne                          |
    |  TRO  | Troyes               | Aube                             |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  KOL  | FC Koln              | Domstadt                         |
    |  BIE  | Bielefeld            | Alm                              |
    |  LEV  | Bayer Leverkusen     | Rhein                            |
    |  MUN  | Bayern Munich        | Isar                             |
    |  DOR  | Borussia Dortmund    | Westfalen                        |
    |  BMG  | B. M'gladbach        | Fohlen                           |
    |  DUI  | Duisburg             | Stahlstadt                       |
    |  FRA  | Eintracht Frankfurt  | Rhein-main                       |
    |  HAM  | Hamburg              | Hanseaten                        |
    |  HAN  | Hannover 96          | Niedersachsen                    |
    |  HER  | Hertha Berlin        | Hauptstadt                       |
    |  KAI  | Kaiserslautern       | Pfalz                            |
    |  MAI  | FSV Mainz            | Karneval                         |
    |  NUR  | FC Nurnberg          | Franken                          |
    |  SCH  | Schalke 04           | Ruhr                             |
    |  STU  | Stuttgart            | Neckar                           |
    |  WOL  | Wolfsburg            | Autostadt                        |
    |  WER  | Werder Bremen        | Weser                            |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  CAG  | Cagliari             | Teste Di Moro                    |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  BEN  | Benfica              | Lisbonera                        |
    |  LIS  | Sporting Lisbon      | Esportiva                        |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    VI. Greece
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  OLY  | Olympiakos           | Peloponnisos                     |
    |  PAN  | Panathanaikos        | Athenakos                        |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    VII. Turkey
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  BES  | Besiktas             | Bosphorus                        |
    |  FEN  | Fenerbahce           | Constanti                        |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    VIII. Belgium
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  AND  | Anderlecht           | Bruxelles                        |
    |  BRU  | Club Brugge          | FC Belgium                       |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    IX. Russia
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  LOK 	| Lokomotiv Moscow     | Russia Rail FC                   |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  SHA  | Shakhtar Donetsk     | Sheffcor Domake                  |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  SPA  | Sparta Prague        | AZ Czech                         |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    / Abbr. | Club Name            | Name in Game                     \
    |-------|----------------------|----------------------------------|
    |  SAO  | Sao Paulo            | Caopolo                          |
    \_______|______________________|__________________________________/
    
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    No contributions will be accepted for the guide as all sections have been
    completed to a standard I feel is acceptable. All comments rearding the layout,
    structure, language etc. are most welcome and can be directed to the following
    e-mail address:
    
    gaseoussnake106[at]gmail[dot]com
    
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    I felt like writing an FAQ today and to get this much done in the space of five
    hours is an achievement. I congratulate myself warmly on typing so fast. In
    all seriousness, Pro Evolution Soccer is the best game series ever manufactured
    for any console, so I can't wait for Pro Evolution Soccer 6. I'm sure I'm not
    the only one.
    
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