FIFA 22 TOTY Full Release Countdown LIVE: 12th Man and Honourable Mentions out NOW

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The Team of the Year promo is now in full swing with the full Ultimate XI available in packs on FIFA 22 Ultimate Team.

We've had the opportunity to pack Attackers, Midfielders, then Defenders and the Goalkeeper separately, but now they are all available together.

But we are not done yet! 16 more special cards have just hit packs, with the Honourable Mentions and 12th Man now available too.

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Latest - Honourable Mentions hit packs

EA has just released the fifteen awesome new Honourable Mentions cards into packs in FUT, and there are some crackers in here.

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BEST OF LUCK - Will you be packing one of these awesome new cards?

Salah headlines the squad with an unreal 94 OVR card after undeservedly missing out on the original Ultimate XI.

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Erling Haaland, Karim Benzema and Bruno Fernandes follow closely behind the Egyptian with 92 OVR ratings after superb performances throughout 2021.

Germans Antonio Rudiger and Leon Goretzka have both been handed insanely overpowered 90 OVR cards that will be brilliant in-game.

Manchester City and England internationals Phil Foden and Kyle Walker also feature with big boosts to their base stats.

CR7 confirmed as 12th man

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named as the 12th Man in Team of the Year, creating a mega new card for the Portuguese superstar.

Ronaldo was always the favourite once it came down to a community vote as he is one of the world's most popular athletes, and it is fair to say that Benzema never really stood a chance.

Salah can certainly feel aggrieved at missing out on the event altogether, but we are sure he will be back in the mix next year!

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Packs Galore

Many of us have been saving our packs for Team of the Year in the hope of packing one of those mega cards, but there are other specials available soon!

With the Honourable Mentions set to arrive and join the Team of the Year cards, your chances of packing someone special will only increase if you remain patient.

If you are looking to use FIFA Points to bolster your squad, find out more by clicking the link.

Release Date & Time

The Ultimate XI was released into packs on Thursday, 27 January.

This will be followed up by the entire TOTY squad, which will add Honourable Mentions cards and the 12th Player, on Friday, 28 January.

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On both days the players will all arrive in packs at approximately 1pm ET / 6pm GMT, so set your watches for then and get opening those packs!

The TOTY 12th Man is yet to be revealed, so we expect an official announcement from EA by Thursday, 27 January.

In the meantime, voting for the 12th Man is still open, so find out how to cast yours here.

FIFA 22 Team of the Year Revealed

The official FIFA 22 Team of the Year cards have now been released, so, check out all the new hugely boosted Ultimate Team cards below.

No less than five PSG players have made EA's Team of the Year, which seems utterly absurd considering they didn't even win the French league!

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Gianluigi Donnarumma and Lionel Messi both won international trophies, but the likes of Antonio Rudiger and Mohamed Salah will surely feel aggrieved at missing out.

Kylian Mbappe has received a ridiculous 97 OVR striker card that boasts 99 Pace and five-star skill moves which makes him potentially the best TOTY card of the lot.

Jorginho tops the ratings for midfielders, but N'Golo Kante will be the man everybody wants to pack in the centre of the park.

Take a look at how this year's XI is rated in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team.

Ultimate XI Ratings:

  • Gianluigi Donnarumma (OVR 96)
  • Achraf Hakimi (OVR 93)
  • Marquinhos (OVR 95)
  • Ruben Dias (OVR 97)
  • Joao Cancelo (OVR 94)
  • N'Golo Kante (OVR 96)
  • Jorginho (OVR 97)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (OVR 96)
  • Lionel Messi (OVR 98)
  • Robert Lewandowski (OVR 98)
  • Kylian Mbappe (OVR 97)