From Path to Glory Player Items to a brand-new Swaps system, there's plenty of World Cup-themed coverage in FUT 23.
We've recently been informed that several veteran fan-favourite players will be added to the FIFA 23 database in the coming days.
So, could the likes of Dani Alves, Edinson Cavani and Hulk be getting Flashback items in Ultimate Team?
Familiar faces return
According to various reports, hundreds of new players will be added to FIFA 23 very soon.
Many of the players play in leagues that do not feature in Ultimate Team.
Here is a list of the most eye-catching names among those returning to FIFA:
- Dani Alves (OVR 80)
- Weverton (OVR 84)
- Hulk (OVR 81)
- Edinson Cavani (OVR 82)
- Dejan Lovren (OVR 80)
- Miranda (OVR 80)
- Adel Taarabt (OVR 75)
- Guillermo Ochoa (OVR 81)
This got us thinking, could we see these players return to Ultimate Team as special edition World Cup Flashback SBC items?
Dani Alves (OVR 91)
Widely considered one of the greatest full-backs of all time, Dani Alves is the most decorated player in the history of football with 46 titles at senior level, and 47 official titles overall.
The 39-year-old is set to become the oldest Brazilian to represent his country in a World Cup competition this Winter.
Dani Alves, currently playing for UNAM in Liga MX, could be handed an incredible 91 OVR World Cup Flashback SBC card in Ultimate Team.
Edinson Cavani (OVR 90)
A Celeste legend with 54 goals in 128 appearances, Cavani is set to appear at his fourth World Cup in the Winter of 2022 in Qatar.
The former Manchester United striker graced South Africa in 2010, Brazil in 2014 and Russia in 2018, where he scored twice against Portugal in the Round of 16 but missed out on the quarter-final defeat to France.
EA could hand the 35-year-old an insane 90 OVR Flashback card that would boast top-tier shooting, dribbling, pace and physicality in FUT 23.
Hulk (OVR 88)
Hulk made his international debut in 2009 and played for Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics as one of the three permitted over-age players.
He went on to represent Brazil in their victory at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and a fourth-place finish at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The FUT fan-favourite could be given a beastly 88 OVR Flashback item in FIFA 23 that could be right up there with the very best attackers in the game.
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