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The best-selling FIFA video game now has women's teams. Gamers can choose women's teams for the first time. FIFA 16 has 12 top international women's teams. The women's teams can only play against each other, not against men. Gamers who tested it said the games with women's teams were faster.



The game company said it was one of the most important changes in the game's 22-year history. It called the changes, "a massive event" that will bring millions of new fans to the game. U.S. player Alex Morgan is in the game. She said: "I always wondered what it would be likeā€¦.It is very cool to know that it is now a reality."

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Sources
  • http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2490836,00.asp
  • http://www.sportingnews.com/sport/story/2015-09-08/fifa-16-demo-september-8-release-uswnt-chelsea-manchester-city-real-madrid-barcelona
  • http://www.vcpost.com/articles/89914/20150908/fifa-16-demo-12-womens-teams-new-game-modes-gameplay-changes.htm


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MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

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The best-

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other

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Gamers can

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tested it

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for the first

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selling FIFA video game

4.

international

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men

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play against each

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faster

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not against

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women's teams

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Gamers who

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time

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women's teams were

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choose



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

one of the most important

a.

fans

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the game's 22-

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changes

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a massive

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to know

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bring millions of new

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like

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I always

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reality

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what it would be

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year history

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It is very cool

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event

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it is now a

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wondered

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The best-selling FIFA video (1) ___________________ women's teams. Gamers (2) ___________________ women's teams for the first time. FIFA (3) ___________________ top international women's teams. The women's teams (4) ___________________ against each other, (5) ___________________. Gamers who tested it said the games with women's (6) _________________.

The game company (7) ___________________ of the most important changes (8) ___________________ 22-year history. It called the changes, "(9) ___________________" that will bring millions (10) ___________________ the game. U.S. player Alex Morgan (11) ___________________. She said: "I always wondered what it would be like….It is (12) __________________ that it is now a reality."





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nchoosewomen'steamsforthefirsttime.FIFA16has12topinternation
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notagainstmen.Gamerswhotesteditsaidthegameswithwomen'stea
mswerefaster.Thegamecompanysaiditwasoneofthemostimportantch
angesinthegame's22-yearhistory.Itcalledthechanges,"amassive
event"thatwillbringmillionsofnewfanstothegame.U.S.playerAlexMo
rganisinthegame.Shesaid:"Ialwayswonderedwhatitwouldbelike….It
isverycooltoknowthatitisnowareality."

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WRITING

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