It’s one of the most exciting times on the FIFA 21 Ultimate Team calendar, following the release of
the Team of the Year.
Fans from across the globe have spent weeks voting on their top 11 players from 2020, and the final results have now been published – with mega stats boosted cards on their way into packs.
Let’s take a look at what we know so far and who has what rating…
It’s Bayern Munich who dominated the TOTY this year, with no fewer than four players making the cut – goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, left-back Alphonso Davies, midfielder Joshua Kimmich and striker Robert Lewandowski.
Liverpool have two representatives at the back, as both Virgil van Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold earned spots in the team. Also flying the flag for the Premier League are Manchester United‘s Bruno Fernandes and Manchester City‘s Kevin De Bruyne.
You can check out more on the TOTY here.
The team was not unveiled with ratings, but EA have started to give fans glimpses of what they can expect from these ludicrous cards by kicking things off with the attackers.
Starting with Ronaldo, he has been handed a 98-rated card which comes with a ridiculous 98 shooting, 96 pace and 96 dribbling. 89 passing and 88 physical make up the rest of his meaningful stats, so the Juventus man definitely looks like he’s going to be fun to play way.
Another 98-rated card, Lewandowski also has 98 shooting, but he is more useable than in previous games because of his new combination of 94 dribbling and 91 pace. Add his 94 physical into all that, and you’ve got yourself a monster.
Finishing off the fun is Mbappe, who is now 97-rated with 99 pace, 98 dribbling and 96 shooting. Not bad.
FIFA 20 saw fans drip-fed ratings as the promotion progressed, and it looks like it’s going to be the same deal in FIFA 21.
Last year, we were given the attackers first on the day they were released into packs, and they were eventually followed by the midfielders, defenders and goalkeeper over the coming days.
As has been the case since FIFA 19, fans will now have the chance to select a 12th man to add to the team, and these cards are usually something special.
FIFA 19 brought us Neymar and FIFA 20 brought us Ronaldo, and now that we’ve seen who didn’t make the cut for this year’s TOTY, we can start to guess who might make it for the 12th man.
Twitch have confirmed that they will be hosting a 12th Man Showdown on January 26, where the final TOTY card will be revealed to the world.