Player Attributes in PES 2021
Here you can find the official Konami description for each player stat. This is what sets a player apart, along with their unique set of Skills.
Some stats were renamed in PES 2020 and some were introduced in last year's version, such as "Tight Possession" or "Aggression".
Inspire is something new which appeared first in PES 2020. You can also find the explanation and its possibilities at the bottom of this list.
Player Attributes - The Complete List
Indicates how quickly a player can respond to the ball when attacking.
Indicates how adept a player is at controlling the ball in general. Affects trapping and feints.
Indicates how adept a player is at maintaining control of the ball while dribbling at speed.
Indicates how skilled a player is at performing turns while dribbling at low speed.
Indicates how accurate a player is when playing low passes along the ground.
Indicates the accuracy of the player's lofted passes.
Indicates the player's shooting accuracy.
Set Piece Taking
Indicates a player's accuracy from set pieces including free kicks and penalties.
Indicates how much curl a player can put on the ball.
Indicates the accuracy of the player's headers.
Indicates how quickly a player can respond to the ball when defending.
Indicates how proficient the player is at winning the ball against an opponent.
Indicates how aggressively the player will attempt to steal the ball during challenges.
Indicates how much power a player can generate when kicking the ball.
Indicates how quick the player is when off the ball.
Indicates how quickly the player is able to reach his top running speed.
The higher the value, the better the player is at avoiding tackles and maintaining his balance when coming into contact with another player.
The higher the value, the better the player is at winning challenges and not losing his balance when coming into contact with another player.
Indicates how high a player can jump.
Indicates a player's level of fitness and endurance.
Indicates how quickly a player can respond to the ball when playing in goal.
Indicates the goalkeeper's ability to catch the ball. A higher value means that the keeper can catch more powerful shots.
Indicates the goalkeeper's ability to knock the ball away to safe areas.
Indicates the goalkeeper's ability to make quick reaction saves.
Indicates the goalkeeper's coverage of the goal and the size of the area in which he can make saves.
Weak Foot Usage
Indicates how often a player will use his weaker foot. The maximum value is 4.
Weak Foot Accuracy
Indicates how accurate a player is with his weaker foot. The maximum value is 4.
Indicates a player's ability to maintain form over time. The maximum value is 8.
Indicates a player's level of resistance to injury. The maximum value is 3.
Players may have the Inspire characteristic based on his abilities. When on the ball, such players inspire teammates to behave in a way that complements their playstyle, meaning that this affects the players around the player that currently has the ball.
There are 3 different Inspire possibilities, and a player can have up to 2 stars for each one.
Dribble on the Break
Available for players skilled at through-dribbling. Teammates will react as if the player is dribbling towards the goal.
Available for players skilled at low passing. Teammates will move as if the player is making a low pass.
Available for players skilled at lofted passing. Teammates will move as if the player is making a low pass.