FIFA 21 FUT Freeze - Leaks, ICON SBCs, Showdown, Cheapest Players & more

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The FUT Freeze is beginning to thaw, but there is still plenty of great content to get stuck in to.

EA has released loads of SBC's, including a new batch of ICON SBCs!

Latest News - ICON SBCs

Thre new ICON players are now available to work through.

John Barnes, Fernando Torres and Fernando Hierro are the new legends available to earn through various squad building challenges.

LIVERPOOL LEGEND! Spanish striker Torres will be a popular choice
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LIVERPOOL LEGEND! Spanish striker Torres will be a popular choice

Find out how to unlock these three ICONs by following these links:

Release Date

FUT Freeze got underway on Friday, 11 December.

The Christmas promo is expected to run for two weeks, with plenty of content over the festive period.

Last year’s event ran for three weeks, so if that stays the same then this year will end on Friday, 1 January.

FUT Freeze Players

Five new cards were released into packs last week..

EA did release them early, so we got a sneak preview of what was to come.

Check out the five new cards here.


The FUT Freeze has brought with it some brilliant new cards with some funky new positions too!

There is also a 'Party Bag' SBC available, where you can get a guaranteed special card from one of the previous promo events from FIFA 21.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Man Utd star Aaron Wan-Bissaka is the big name SBC available right now.

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His new CB card has a decent 85 OVR and there is plenty of time to complete his challenges.

Current SBC List:

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (OVR 85) - expires Tuesday, 29 December

Serge Gnabry (OVR 88) - expires Thursday, 31 December

Joao Victor (OVR 84) - expires Wednesday, 30 December

Cheapest Players

With loads of SBCs to complete, you want to get full value for your coins.

A lot of these challenges require some high-rated cards, so don't waste your top players and use these cards instead!

Find out the cheapest players to use for SBCs here.


We've also had three objectives players to work towards during the Freeze.

Objectives Yannick Bolasie

That's right, it's the man who created the Bolasie flick himself, Yannick Bolasie.

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The 5* skills remain, but we see a switch to a central role as well as some heavily boosted stats.

Head here to find out if Freeze Bolasie is worth your time.

Kevin Volland (OVR 86)

Ander Capa (OVR 85)


The showdown matchups are back, with the victroious player earning a +2 to their ratings. A draw sees both players receive +1.


Francis Coquelin and Marcos Acuna are the first two players to feature, with Villareal facing Sevilla on Tuesday, 29 December.

Promo Packs

Like with every Ultimate Team promo we are bound to see plenty of promo packs available throughout the festive period.

Whether these are lightning rounds or special packs we will have to wait and see.

FESTIVE GEAR! Will there be some new festive kits this holiday season
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FESTIVE GEAR! Will there be some new festive kits this holiday season

Will EA bring something new to this year’s event?

We think they might have a thing or two up their sleeve to make FUTmas on FIFA 21 even more exciting.

READ MORE: Everything we know about FIFA 21 Title Update #7

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