FIFA 23 Cover Star Icons: Complete promo guide

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The buzz surrounding FIFA 23's end game persists as Cover Star Icons mark the end of the franchise.

Despite initial expectations that FUTTIES would mark the end of promos, there is one more promo that will be released alongside FUTTIES adding to the hype.

Alongside FUTTIES will be Cover Star Icons who will mark the end of the FIFA title.

Cover Star Icon - Latest

R9 Ronaldo is set to join the Cover Star Icon promo this Friday as a 99-rated Icon card!

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Henry (99 OVR)

Henry joins the Cover Star Icon promo as a 99-rated card! What a player he is!

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Casillas (97 OVR)

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Shevchenko (96 OVR)

Cover Star Icon Shevchenko joins this promo as a fantastic 96 rated striker!

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Shevchenko

Xabi Alonso (97 OVR)

All 90+ stats for Xabi Alonso, a fantastic player in-game that is included in this Cover Star Icons Promo!

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Alonso

Rui Costa (96 OVR)

SBC Cover Star Icon Rui Costa joins the promo. An iconic player in the history of FIFA and already confirmed to be an EA FC 24 Hero card!

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Costa

Zinedine Zidane (99 OVR)

Cover star icon Zidane is here and he is by far one of the best players in the game! His SBC includes a whopping 21 squads to complete in order to obtain his card. With the end game of FIFA 23 being here, are many players willing to spend the time and coins to complete him?

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Zidane

Wayne Rooney (97 OVR)

Wayne Rooney finally joins as a Cover Star Icon! We all knew this was coming after featuring on many FIFA covers in previous years during his prime.

An iconic card for an iconic player, Wayne Rooney is currently priced at 1,764M coins through his Squad Building Challenge (SBC). To complete this SBC with the cheapest solutions click here.

His SBC is due to expire on 18, September 2023.

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Paul Scholes (95 OVR)

Objectives Cover Star Paul Scholes joins the promo as a 95-rated midfielder with all 90+ stats on his card. A fantastic player that ou can now play with on Ultimate Team for free through completing his objectives.

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Paul Scholes objectives:

SAT-NAV

Assist 12 goals using players from England in Squad Battles on Min. Semi-Pro difficulty (or Rivals and FUT Champions).

PULL THE STRINGS

Score 3 goals in Squad Battles on Min. Semi-Pro difficulty (or Rivals and FUT Champions) using players from Man. United.

PASSING THROUGH

Assist 3 goals using a Through Ball in Squad Battles on Min. Semi-Pro difficulty (or Rivals and FUT Champions).

BEST IN CLASS

Score and Assist using a Midfielder during 2 separate matches in Squad Battles on Min. Semi-Pro difficulty (or Rivals and FUT Champions).

WINNING FORMULA

Win 10 matches in Squad Battles on Min. Semi-Pro difficulty (or Rivals and FUT Champions) having Min. 3 players from England in your Starting XI.

Roberto Carlos (97 OVR)

The confirmation of the Cover Star Icons has been made, with Roberto Carlos being the first one released, marking the end of an impressive history for the FIFA title. EA is gradually revealing more details about EA FC 24 through deep dives and pitch notes, building excitement for the new title.

Roberto Carlos!
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Roberto Carlos!

Currently, there is a Squad Building Challenge featuring Roberto Carlos as the Cover Star Icon with a 97 OVR rating. His unique white icon card with purple markings distinguishes cover stars from other cards. Roberto Carlos's stats are impressive, with 90's across his base attributes and a perfect 99 free-kick rating.

The cost for completing the Squad Building Challenge and obtaining the Roberto Carlos Cover Star Icon is 729k coins, considered a reasonable price for a card of this caliber.

The release date for this card was 28 July 2023, at 6:00 pm BST, and it will be available until 18 September 2023, giving FIFA fans time to complete it before EA FC 24 is released.

Cover Star Icon concept cards

Taking a look back from FIFA 98 to FIFA 12 cover stars we can speculate on the type of cards we may see coming out in FIFA 23 soon.

The list of top-tier icons continues as FIFA has a rich history with cover stars.

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Beckham, Bergkamp, Campbell, and Scholes all featured on the cover of FIFA 98 to FIFA 01.

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FIFA 02 to 04 brought some of the most inspiring players in the world with the likes of Henry, Carlos, Ronaldinho, and Del Piero on the front covers of FIFA.

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FIFA 05 until FIFA 09 featured the likes of Vieira, Shevchenko, Rooney, and Ronaldinho.

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FIFA 10 to FIFA 12 featured Rooney multiple times alongside Lampard and Kaka.

Full list of End of an Era Icon cards

This will be updated once we have official confirmation on the cards. For now, we are rumoured to have:

  • Rooney (confirmed)
  • Beckham
  • Matthäus (confirmed)
  • Campbell
  • Scholes (confirmed)
  • Lampard
  • Ronaldinho
  • Roberto Carlos (confirmed)
  • Kaka
  • Bergkamp
  • Henry
  • Vieira
  • Del Piero
  • Shevchenko (confirmed)
  • Zidane
  • Costa (confirmed)

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