As the clock strikes midnight and December 31st 2028 turns into January 1st 2029, we reach a milestone in the Santástico series, a ten year milestone. To celebrate that, I’m … Continue Reading Santástico – Ep 16: 10 years with Santos FC – A stroll down memory lane
After a couple of seasons with not much happening after the initial group of players reached 100 goals and secured subsequent moves to Europe, we got Gilberto to 100+ goals … Continue Reading Santástico – Ep 15: 2027 – In with the new and in with the old
We’ve all been there. The young gun with a 5 star Potential Ability (PA) who came through your youth intake only a few seasons ago appears to be reaching his … Continue Reading The concepts of Current and Potential Ability
The seasons are quickly passing by, and we are creating players full of Ginga on a veritable conveyor belt out of the Santos FC Academy. However, we are not really … Continue Reading Santástico – Ep 14: 2026 – Personality and development
DISCLAIMER: This post is a special post about the 2026 World Cup. If you’re not into FM20 international management, perhaps this isn’t for you. I don’t blame you if you … Continue Reading Santástico – Ep 13: 2026 World Cup special
After seeking some spiritual guidance and finding comfort in perspective in my last post, I’m back for the 2025 season with a rekindled love for the series. We might not … Continue Reading Santástico – Ep 11: 2025 – We are the Champions. Of the world.
I’ve now done three seasons of this Santástico series, where the aim is to turn a Brazilian boy into the new Neymar or Pélé. I feel that the posts have … Continue Reading Santástico – Ep 5: Lessons learned