fifa dataset is a preprocessed
players_20.csv dataset which comes as
a part of "FIFA 20 complete player dataset" at Kaggle.
a data frame with 5000 rows, 42 columns and rownames
players_20.csv dataset was downloaded from the Kaggle site and went through few transformations.
The complete dataset was obtained from
https://www.kaggle.com/stefanoleone992/fifa-20-complete-player-dataset#players_20.csv on January 1, 2020.
It contains 5000 'overall' best players and 43 variables. These are:
nationality of the player (not used in modeling)
overall, potential, value_eur, wage_eur (4 potential target variables)
age, height, weight, attacking skills, defending skills, goalkeeping skills (37 variables)
It is advised to leave only one target variable for modeling.
take 43 columns:
[3, 5, 7:9, 11:14, 45:78] (R indexing)
take rows with
value_eur > 0
short_name to ASCII
remove rows with duplicated
short_name (keep first)
sort rows on
overall and take top
short_name column as rownames
nationality to factor