FUT Birthday Team 1 'leaked' ahead of event

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FUT Birthday is arriving later today on FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, and we can't wait.

The first squad of players appears to have been leaked already, and you can keep up to date with all the latest news, rumours and FUT Birthday predictions with our handy countdown as we build-up to launch.

In the meantime, take a look at the leaked squad below that has caused such a stir among the FUT community.


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Latest news - Player of the Month

Just before the FUT Birthday event begins, EA has released eight nominees for March's Premier League Player of the Month.

Make sure to have your say as you can vote for your favourite.

Find out all the details surrounding Premier League March POTM here.

Release Date

FUT Birthday is arriving on Ultimate Team on Friday, 26 March and it will be the first event for two weeks.


The event should run for two weeks, so we should see two different promo squads released alongside plenty of SBC and Objective content.

FUT Birthday celebrates the anniversary of Ultimate Team being introduced to FIFA way back in FIFA 14.

Originally introduced as an add-on to the game, Ultimate Team is now the most popular and lucrative game mode available.

Squad 1 Leak

Team 1 is due on Friday, 26 March marking the start of the event, but it looks like the first set of FUT Birthday has been leaked early.

We are expecting some positional changes and upgrades to weak foot and skill moves, but these are yet to be 'confirmed'.

If this squad is accurate, a centre back Ferland Mendy will be a very popular player indeed, until you have to play against him of course.

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PARTY TIME - Are these the first 11 FUT Birthday cards

There are some good quality cards rumoured to be included, but if Jamie Vardy is the top-rated we will be a little disappointed after two weeks without an event.

Some leakers have said that the position and ratings of Junior Sambia are accurate and he looks like a strong French right back option.

Leroy Sane and Lucas Moura are both said to be CAMs too, and we think they will both be excellent cards if that is the case.

Card Design

EA revealed the card design for this year's event alongside the Team of the Week (TOTW) 26 squad.

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PINK IS IN - We are loving the new design for FUT Birthday

Now we know what the cards will look like, we can't wait to see which players are released later this week.

Loading Screen

The following loading screen was released on Thursday, 25 March with some cryptic clues.

If the leakers are to be believed, then the Gemini could be Inaki Williams, Ferland Mendy or Mario Hermoso. Not really giving much away EA!

The August star could be Lucas Moura, and we would love to see the Spurs forward included.

Ivan Perisic was born in 1989, but again that seems a tenuous link with so many players born that year.