25 Sep 2020 5:23 PM +00:00

FIFA 20 Carniball: New loading screen confirms promo?

Carnival season burst on to FIFA last year, with EA introducing the first-ever Carniball promo!

The Carniball players are selected from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the USA – eight countries that celebrate carnivals.

Well now, it looks like the party-themed promo will be returning after FUT dropped their latest loading screen.

Keep reading to find out more.

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New FUT Loading Screen

FIFA streamer, Bateson, took to Twitter yesterday to share a screenshot from his live stream, which shows the latest FUT loading screen.

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CARNIBALL SEASON: Does this loading screen tease the Canriball promo?

Bateson seems to think the loading screen is the first teaser for FIFA 20's Carniball promo. simply tweeting "carniball?"


Reddit Discussion

FIFA fans are debating the new loading screen on a Reddit post in the FIFA sub-Reddit.

Most agree that it must be the first teaser for FIFA 20 Carniball.

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However, one user suggested it may be a Copa Libertadores promo, comparing the green background to a Copa Libertadores banner from a recent FIFA 20 event.

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CURVEBALL: Does the new loading screen match the Copa Libertadores theme?

As you can see, the green banner in the picture above is similar to the new FUT loading screen.


Bateson sticks to his guns

Nevertheless, Batseon still backs the next promo to be Carniball, as a recent FIFA mobile tweet confirmed the Canriball promo will drop on the mobile platform tomorrow (Friday 21st February).

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FRIDAY FIESTA: If this tweet is to go by, we could see the new cards as soon as tomorrow!

But what can we expect from Carniball, when it does drop?


FIFA 20 Carniball Predictions

The Carniball players will receive boosted cards, each hailing from either Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Spain or the USA.

Here's who we expect to feature in FIFA 20.

Sergio Aguero (OVR 93)

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Goal-machine Sergio Aguero could be one of the biggest names to receive a Carniball boost! The Argentinian star has scored 16 goals in just 19 Premier League games so far this season and is showing no signs of slowing down.

A Carniball card could become his highest-rated FUT card of the season with 93 overall. It would add to the list of special cards he already boasts which include a Halloween card, a TOTY Nominee and a POTM!


Roberto Firmino (OVR 91)

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With Liverpool running away with the Premier League, don’t be surprised to see Roberto Firmino receive a Carniball card in the coming weeks. The Brazilian forward has featured in every game of Liverpool’s incredible run so far and is a crucial player to their system.

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Another player who could receive an incredible upgrade, Firmino’s OVR could rise as high as 91! A carniball card would add to his collection of IF, Halloween, Hero and TOTY Nominee cards.


Koke (OVR 90)

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Atletico Madrid captain Koke has been one of the most consistent performers in Europe for several seasons now. Atletico’s challenging season and injuries have prevented Koke from his best form, however the versatile Spaniard would slot into most teams around Europe.

A place in EA’s Carniball squad for Spanish international Koke could see his overall rise as high as 90!

For our full list of Carniball predictions, head here.

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