Cristiano Ronaldo | 50 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Simulates

Hello and welcome to a new series here on VivaLaVidaFM. You may have read some of my 20 Years On posts where I look at an FM wonderkid and see how they progress on the game. In this series 50 Years On, I will take a look at both managers and clubs to see how they develop on Football Manager.

This post looks at Cristiano Ronaldo, current Juventus forward, to see what happens to him on Football Manager 2020. Enjoy! Continue reading

Rodrygo | 20 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Wonderkids

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects to see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager 2020. In this post, we see where one of the most exciting prospects on FM20 this year – Rodrygo – could end up in 20 years time. Continue reading

Focus on Youth | Colo-Colo #5 | VivaGlobetrotting #11 | Football Manager 2020 Stories

Over the past few posts in this VivaGlobetrotting save we have seen how Ken Sasaki has developed and implemented his own managerial identity at both Coquimbo Unido and Colo-Colo. One of the three main elements of this identity was to focus on youth. This post will look into this aspect in greater detail, detailing how Sasaki has successfully focused on youth at Chilean champions Colo-Colo. Continue reading

Frank Lampard | 50 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Simulates

Hello and welcome to a new series here on VivaLaVidaFM. You may have read some of my ’20 Years On’ posts where I look at an FM wonderkid and see how they progress on the game. In this series ’50 Years On’, I will take a look at both managers and clubs to see how they develop on Football Manager. Continue reading

Ansu Fati | 20 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Wonderkids

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects to see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager 2020. In this post, we see where one of the most exciting prospects on FM20 this year – Ansu Fati – could end up in 20 years time. Continue reading

A Rollercoaster 5 Years | Colo-Colo #4 | VivaGlobetrotting #10 | Football Manager 2020 Stories

Ken Sasaki has completed his fifth year in football management. In these five years he has managed three clubs, two of whom were clubs in which Sasaki played for in his playing career. He is currently the manager of Colo-Colo, statistically Chile’s most successful footballing side – quite a position to be in after just five years! This post will look back at Sasaki’s managerial career so far, taking in the highs and lows before reviewing the 2024 season with Colo-Colo. Continue reading

Consecutive Titles | Colo-Colo #3 | VivaGlobetrotting #9 | Football Manager 2020 Stories

One of the biggest factors behind Ken Sasaki’s upturn in managerial success has been the identity that he developed early in his Coquimbo Unido years. This identity prioritises youth, promotes an attacking mindset and targets specific attributes when signing players. In the 2023 season, Sasaki has been forced into relying on youth by the transfer embargo imposed by the board during a takeover. And it just so turns out that you can win things with youth. Continue reading