FIFA 23 Stoichkov SBC - How to Unlock World Cup Icon

There's plenty of content to keep us busy within FIFA 23 at the moment, with EA dropping daily 2022 Qatar World Cup SBCs in Ultimate Team.

Popular Ultimate Team leaker @FutSheriff has been spot on with his FIFA 23 leaks so far and he's brought us yet another exclusive on Twitter.

Hristo Stoichkov is now confirmed as the latest legend to get a World Cup Icon SBC in FUT 23. So, take a look at his stats and how you can unlock him for your squad below.

All time great

Hristo Stoichkov is widely regarded as one of the best players of his generation and the greatest Bulgarian footballer of all time.

He was an explosive striker known for his fierce competitiveness.

Stoichkov was a member of the Bulgaria national team that finished fourth at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States.

The number nine was the top scorer in the competition with six goals and received the World Cup Golden Boot which played a key role in his being awarded the Ballon d'Or for 1994, ahead of Roberto Baggio.

He was also ranked the third-best player at the 1994 World Cup, after Romario and Baggio, and received the World Cup Bronze Ball.

Stoichkov's World Cup Icon will no doubt be based on his success at the 1994 competition and will be rated as a 91 OVR in FUT 23.

His card will possess shooting, dribbling and pace statistics all in the 90s as well as top-tier passing and physicality too.

The Bulgarian's three-star weak foot does somewhat let him down, but he more than makes up for it with the rest of his attributes which include four-star skill moves.

Stoichkov's 90 OVR Mid Icon sells for over 400,000 coins on the PlayStation and Xbox market, so this SBC could be pretty pricey - perhaps EA will price the 91 OVR card at around 700,000 coins.

Hristo Stoichkov (OVR 91)

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MARKSMAN - Stoichkov will finish everything in front of goal

Start Date: Friday, 9 December (TBC)

Expiry Date: Monday, 9 January (TBC)

SBC Requirements

You'll need to submit 8 squads to unlock the 91-rated icon:

Born Legend

  • Exactly 11 Rare Players
  • Player Level Exactly Bronze

Reward - 1 x Two Rare Gold Players Pack

Rising Star

  • Exactly 11 Rare Players
  • Player Level Exactly Silver

Reward - 1 x Two Rare Gold Players Pack

El Pistolero

  • Minimum 1 Player from Barcelona
  • Minimum Squad Rating 83

Reward - 1 x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack

League Legend

  • Minimum1 Player from La Liga
  • Minimum Squad Rating 84

Reward - 1 x Prime Electrum Players Pack

League Finesse

  • Minimum 1 Player from Serie A
  • Minimum Squad Rating 85

Reward - 1 x Prime Mixed Players Pack


  • Minimum 1 In-Form FUT Champ Player
  • Minimum Squad Rating 86

Reward - 1 x Prime Electrum Players Pack

87-Rated Squad

  • Minimum Squad Rating 87

Reward - 1 x Small Rare Gold Players Pack

88-Rated Squad

  • Minimum Squad Rating 88

Reward - 1 x Rare Electrum Players Pack

Estimated Cost - 818k

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