Leeds fans in stitches as stars faces in new PES 21 update are revealed and hilariously look nothing like players

LEEDS UNITED are back in the big time, including on the latest PES 21 update, but you might not recognise them.

That's because their players' faces on the video game look nothing like the real thing and it's caused some hilarious reaction among their fanbase.

Images from the iconic football video game franchise emerged this afternoon and the Whites stars' likenesses were a little wide of the mark.

England international Kalvin Phillips and Patrick Bamford's virtual figures caused the biggest stirs.

Phillips' character does not have his signature top knot and the facial hair is nowhere near as thick as the real thing.

And team-mate Bamford's odd looking avatar was described by one fan as looking "like no man who has ever existed".

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Having seen the in-game version of the striker, Leeds fan Adam – followed by several cry laughing emojis – wrote: "PES 21's version of Patrick Bamford has absolutely done me."

One fan quipped: "Bet his ma can't even tell the difference."

And another joked: "Looks more like Dirk Kuyt then Paddy Bammoz."

Fans also questioned Luka Ayling's character with the defender's facial features unrecognisable from the real thing.

Elsewhere, Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa defended his decision to make goalkeeper Kiko Casilla captain despite the stopper's racism shame.

The Spanish keeper was given an eight-match ban last season for racially abusing Charlton’s Jonathan Leko.

Many Leeds fans were up in arms when the 33-year-old, who is now second-choice to Illan Meslier, was given the armband for Wednesday’s penalties defeat.

But Bielsa said the rest of the team approved it.

Then he questioned how many supporters opposed the choice.

The Leeds boss said: “His team-mates think he deserved to be the captain and we have to listen to those messages.

“The players see in their captain someone they feel can represent them.

“Surely those who judge Kiko ignore a lot of the things his team-mates see in him?

“Should I have contemplated whether to pick him as captain by taking the opinions of the fans or players?"

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