The FIFA 23 World Cup Team Of The Tournament for Ultimate Team offers fantastic upgrades on a number of stars from Qatar 22 to add to players teams.
With the end of the 2022 World Cup, the Team of The Tournament Players has been released in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team. In addition, the second season of Ultimate Team has featured various promotions around the World Cup, including World Cup Stories in FIFA 23. Lionel Messi and Argentina took the biggest prize available in Qatar after beating France on penalties, but the final promotion of the tournament on FIFA 23 features players from several nations that have stood out in this World Cup.
The Team Of The Tournament promotion features 15 players with new and improved stats compared to their base cards, with several receiving significant upgrades to any previous versions in FIFA 23. For now, these promotional cards are only available in packs or by buying from other players on the transfer market, but we could see them in Squad Building Challenges, which are vital in FIFA 23. The team was picked before the World Cup Final with only four players from that match, making the promotion with some surprise absentees such as star Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and some surprise inclusions.
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The two standout players from the final and the tournament itself, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe, not surprisingly lead the way out of the 15 promotional cards with 94 ratings. On any other day, Frenchman Mbappe would have stolen the headlines in the World Cup final, but despite his hat-trick heroics, his nation came up just short. For years the French forward has been one of the best and most expensive players in FIFA, but his Team of the tournament card is something else. It is Mbappe’s highest-rated card in FIFA 23 at 94, but his maximum pace of 99 stands out from the rest, making the PSG star’s card the fastest in the game. With 92 shooting and 95 dribbling to go alongside this, he is arguably the best striker in FIFA 23, but if players want to buy the card on the transfer market, it will set them back over 5,000,000 coins!
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Messi stole all of the headlines in the World Cup campaign to cap off a career like none before it. The Argentine also receives a 94-rated card, which, while not as meta in the game as Mbappe’s, is still a brilliant card, as is World Cup Hero Card Robbie Keane. The stats suit Messi’s free-flowing style with 97 dribbling, 94 passing, and 93 shooting, more than making up for his lower pace. Messi comes in cheaper than his PSG teammate to buy on the transfer market, but still at an eye-watering 2,700,000 coins.
The tournament’s surprise packages, Morocco, only have one player in promotion, goalkeeper Yassine Bounou. While he is a significant upgrade on his base card, most players will already have stronger alternatives in between the sticks. Despite a quarter-final exit for England, stars Harry Kane, 91, and Phil Foden, 90, receive much improved cards and can perform the new skills in FIFA 23. Players will also be interested in Dutch forward Cody Gakpo as one of the tournament’s breakout stars with an 88-rated version. Goalscorer in the semi-final French left-back Theo Hernandez is the highest rated of the defenders and is the most useable in game out of the cards in the promotion with 96 pace and an 87 physical stat making the AC Milan player a tough obstacle to pass.
The World Cup Team Of The Tournament offers fantastic upgrades on several stars from Qatar 22, including a number of high-profile players, but the cards will come at a cost. An alternative to spending coins in the transfer market is to earn rewards in the World Cup Swaps promotion. The final World Cup promotion in FIFA 23 offers some fantastic cards for players to add to their squad, but it is the two tournament standouts, Messi and Mbappe, that all will want to find in packs.
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