02 Jul 2021 5:33 PM +00:00

Swiss midfielder takes spotlight in Summer Stars SBC

FIFA 21 keeps the Festival of FUTball rolling with the latest Summer Stars SBC, and Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri takes center stage.

The Swiss midfielder is available now in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, and we've got all the details on how to complete this Festival of FUTball Summer Stars SBC and unlock Shaqiri for your squad.

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FIFA 21: Summer Stars SBC Start & Expiry Date

You can't waste any time, because this Summer Stars SBC is only available for one week, so you've got just seven days to unlock Shaqiri in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team.

FIFA 21 Festival of FUTball Summer Stars SBC Xherdan Shaqiri How to Unlock
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TICK TOCK: The time is already running out, don't miss your chance

Start Date: Friday, 2 July at 6pm BST

Expiry Date: Friday, 9 July at 6pm BST

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Summer Stars Xherdan Shaqiri Player Review

Everyone's got a dump stat. For Shaqiri, it's definitely Defending, but he more than makes up for that as a right midfielder in several other areas.

Shaqiri is boasting 90+ core stats in Pace, Shooting, Passing, and Dribbling, on top of a respectable 84 in Physicality.

Underneath that, he's topped out with a 99 in Balance, Shot Power, Curve, and Long Shots that makes him an insane threat from all over the pitch.

Shaqiri has also got 90+ ratings in Acceleration, Sprint Speed, Agility, Ball Control, Dribbling, Composure, Positioning, Volleys, Vision, Crossing, Free Kick Accuracy, Short Passing, and Long Passing.

How to Unlock - Xherdan Shaqiri SBC Requirements

With just seven days to finish things up, you'll only have this trio of challenges to submit squads for in order to earn the Summer Stars Xherdan Shaqiri Player Item for your Ultimate Team in FIFA 21.

FIFA 21 Festival of FUTball Summer Stars SBC Xherdan Shaqiri How to Unlock
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CHECKLIST: Knock out each of these to add Shaqiri to your squad

The requirements are as follows:

National Duty Challenge

  • Minimum 1 player from Switzerland
  • Minimum Team Rating of 82
  • Minimum Team Chemistry of 80
    • Reward: One Premium Electrum Players Pack

Liverpool Challenge

  • Minimum 1 player from Liverpool
  • Minimum Team Rating of 84
  • Minimum Team Chemistry of 65
    • Reward: One Small Prime Gold Players Pack

Premier League Challenge

  • Minimum 1 player from Premier League
  • Minimum Team Rating of 86
  • Minimum Team Chemistry of 60
    • Reward: One Prime Electrum Players Pack

The release of Xherdan Shaqiri is just the latest for Summer Stars, and you can check out all the details here on each of the new cards.

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