We learned earlier today that Pro Evo '16's imminent Euro 2016 update will feature an unlicensed Irish team. So - channeling the spirit of the fan who wanted Ireland to boycott Cuisine de France products after Henry's handball in 2009 - we should really be looking elsewhere in protest at Konami's snub.
The natural inclination is to turn to FIFA '16, and it is a worthy choice from a licensing point of view. However, it is prone to the odd superlative glitch, as this reddit user experienced:
Divers are ruining the game, in more ways than one.
The dive reminded us of one of one of the underdog challengers to Konami and EA at the turn of the millennium: This Is Football.
We have previously looked at eight reasons why This Is Football is greatly underrated, and chief among them was the ability to dive. Yep, in an attempt to differentiate its gameplay from its more powerful competitors, the creators of This Is Football (Sony) allowed users to deliberately dive:
Magnificent. Also, unlike this year's Pro Evo, This Is Football showed much more regard for the Irish supporter: by splashing Robbie Keane's celebrating his World cup goal against Germany across the cover: