The promo highlights some of the best young players at the tournament and more World Cup Icons have come too!
Check out everything you need to know about the World Cup Phenoms event in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team right here and stay on top of all the latest news and leaks.
World Cup Phenoms Release Date
The World Cup Phenoms promo was released on Friday, 9 December, at the usual time of 2pm ET / 6pm GMT.
Team 3 of WC Icons hit packs at the same time as the main Phenoms squad too!
A Mini-Release of three extra Phenoms players dropped on Sunday, 11 December.
The event will run for one week only, with the World Cup Team of the Tournament promo set to replace it on Friday, 16 December.
World Cup Phenoms
World Cup Phenoms is a new event in Ultimate Team, with the official word on the promo being summed up in a press release from EA:
Once the quarter finals arrive, FIFA fans will be greeted by a new class of World Cup FUT Phenoms, uplifting the performances of some of football’s brightest stars.
The event will focus on young players who have shone on the big stage, gaining greatly boosted cards.
As always, the new World Cup Phenoms cards will be added to packs, with more released via Objectives and SBCs, as is usual during promos.
World Cup Icons Team 3 joined the main squad in packs too, with another small release coming as we saw with the Road to the World Cup event.
Some more WC Swaps have been released too, but so far they have all come via packs in the FUT Store.
World Cup Icons
We've already seen two teams of World Cup Icons and Team 3 has now dropped too!
Seven more Icons have come to packs, with Hristo Stoichkov dropping via SBC.
The World Cup Phenoms have landed and they are sensational!
The full squad is as follows:
- Rafael Leao (OVR 91)
- Jude Bellingham (OVR 90)
- Lautaro Martinez (OVR 89)
- Pedri (OVR 89)
- Eder Militao (OVR 88)
- Bukayo Saka (OVR 88)
- Eduardo Camavinga (OVR 87)
- Achraf Hakimi (OVR 87)
- Matteo Guendouzi (OVR 86)
- Jules Kounde (OVR 86)
- Takefusa Kubo (OVR 86)
- Giovanni Reyna (OVR 86)
- Mikkel Damsgaard (OVR 85)
- Daniel James (OVR 85)
- Thilo Kehrer (OVR 85)
- Youri Tielemans (OVR 88)
- Rodrygo (OVR 87)
- Lisandro Martinez (OVR 86)
SBC and Objectives Players
As well as the main side coming to packs, the following players have been released during the event:
- Jeremie Frimpong (OVR 86) - SBC
- WC Hero Hristo Stoichkov (OVR 91) - SBC
- Goncalo Ramos (OVR 87) - SBC
- Dynamic Duos Ao Tanaka (OVR 85) & Daichi Kamada (OVR 86)
- Dynamic Duos Amine Harit (OVR 86) & Jawad El Yamiq (OVR 85)
- WC Showdown Mario Pasalic (OVR 86) & Enzo Fernandez (OVR 86)
- WC Showdown Youssef En-Nesyri (OVR 86) & Youssouf Fofana (OVR 86)
The following players are leaked to come during the World Cup Phenoms promo: