22 Jul 2021 5:15 PM +00:00

Solskjaer and Ricken announced as latest FIFA 22 FUT Heroes

EA has announced the latest additions to the FIFA 22 FUT Hero list!

Check out the newest FUT Heroes, along with the full list of mini-legends who will be entering EA's next title below.

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Latest - Two new FUT Heroes added to FIFA 22 roster

EA has revealed the latest FUT Heroes to join the FIFA 22 roster.

First up, it's former Borussia Dortmund midfielder Lars Ricken!

Ricken is one of the heroes of the Borussia Dortmund team that won the 1997 UEFA Champions League, having scored just 16 seconds after being subbed on in the final.

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HERO TURNED MANAGER - Ole enters FIFA 22 as FUT Hero

Next up, we have Manchester United striker turned manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer!

Ole won the Premier League and Champions League with Man Utd, scoring some crucial goals along the way.

FUT Heroes revealed for FIFA 22 Ultimate Team

FIFA 22 has finally started to give us real news, and that began with the reveal trailer!

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FIFA 22 is set for an official release date of October 1, 2021, and that means players can start building their Ultimate Team in less than three months.

FUT Heroes will get that started, and EA Sports has stated it will "Celebrate some of football’s most memorable players" by featuring "new items that represent the unforgettable moments that turned them into fan favourites."

On top of that, they'll have unique league-specific chemistry tied to their hero moment, which will allow a green Club link to any player within the same league, on top of the usual nation link.

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Every FUT Heroes Player Revealed

While there are likely to be more added later, we've also learned about several of the FUT Heroes players that will be coming when FIFA 22 is released.

We've included all of the currently released names here, and you can view a more detailed explanation of each player's "hero moment" in this post by EA Sports.

We also know that more FUT Heroes should be revealed in August, so this is just the beginning.

Mario Gomez, 88 OVR, Bundesliga

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FUT HEROES: Germany's legendary striker will land in Ultimate Team

The FUT Heroes version of Mario Gomez will celebrate his fearsome striking, and especially look at his setup of the legendary goal that brought VfB Stuttgart their third Bundesliga title.

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Tim Cahill, 85 OVR, Premiere League

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FUT HEROES: You'll get to snag Australia's aggressive striker for your squad

For Tim Cahill, his dangerous heading and various finishes lead to the overhead kick he scored in 2007 that has inspired this FUT Heroes version in FIFA 22.

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Jorge Campos, 87 OVR, Liga BBVA MX

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FUT HEROES: Mexico's eccentric and iconic goalkeeper is headed to FIFA 22

While there were several amazing goalkeepers from South America that made their mark in the 1990s, Campos stood out as a sweeper-keeper and holding a clean sheet in the second leg of his team's title-winning match in 1991 inspired his FUT Heroes card.

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Diego Milito, 88 OVR, Serie A

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FUT HEROES: Argentina's El Principe is heading to FIFA 22

As a classic striker, Diego Milito made his mark for some time in LaLiga, but it was his UEFA Champions League final performance that fueled this deserving nod as part of FUT Heroes in FIFA 22.

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Fernando Morientes, 89 OVR, LaLiga Santander

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FUT HEROES: This one is for Fernando, even if EA put "Fernardo"

For Fernando Morientes, we head back to remembering the 2000 UEFA Champions League Final, and it's his trademark back post header that put Los Blancos on their way to an eighth European title which makes him part of FUT Heroes.

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Sami Al-Jaber, 86 OVR, MBS Pro League

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FUT HEROES: Riyadh's revered striking legend joins FIFA 22

As a national hero, Sami Al-Jaber led Saudi Arabia in three different FIFA World Cups (1998, 2002, and 2006), and it's his performance from 2006 against Tunisia that helped make him part of FUT Heroes.

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Robbie Keane, 86 OVR, Premier League

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FUT HEROES: Dublin's own will represent the Irish and Premier League

While there's no doubt Keane caused problems for every defence he came up against, it was his performances in 2008 that helped lead the Spurs to their last League Cup win which inspired his FUT 22 Heroes card.

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Abedi Pele, 89 OVR, Ligue 1 Uber Eats

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FUT HEROES: Ghana's legendary attacking midfielder joins FIFA 22

Arguably the greatest player that Ghana has ever produced, Abedi Pele was amazing enough to earn the nickname "Pele" after the Brazilian icon, and he proved it in the 1993 UEFA Champions League final where he assisted the winning goal and proved himself worthy of FUT Heroes.

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Clint Dempsey, 85 OVR, MLS

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FUT HEROES: Dempsey's MLS performances come to Ultimate Team

There's no doubt that Clint Dempsey has been undeniable in every league he's been a part of, including being the joint top scorer in US Men's National Team history, but his performances in Seattle and hat trick in 2014 have inspired this FUT Heroes inclusion.

We also know that more FUT Heroes should be revealed in August, and don't miss out on the latest about Icons in FIFA 22.

FUT Heroes leak

In a Tweet that has now been deleted twice by @FUTZONECENTRAL, it looks like 22 FUT Heroes will be arriving in FIFA 22.

They are as follows:

  • Abedi Pele (OVR 89 - Ligue 1)
  • David Ginola (OVR 89 - Ligue 1)
  • Jugen Kohler (OVR 89 - Bundesliga)
  • Fernando Moritentes (OVR 88 - La Liga)
  • Antonio Di Natale (OVR 88 - Serie A)
  • Diego Milito (OVR 88 - Serie A)
  • Mario Gomez (OVR 88 - Bundesliga)
  • Elber (OVR 88 - Bundesliga)
  • Sergio Canizares (OVR 87 - La Liga)
  • Jorge Campos (OVR 87 - Liga MX)
  • Ivan Cordoba (OVR 87 - Serie A)
  • Joe Cole (OVR 87 - Premier League)
  • Robbie Keane (OVR 86 - Premier League)
  • Sami Al Jaber (OVR 86 - Saudi Pro League)
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (OVR 86 - Premier League)
  • Lars Ricken (OVR 86 - Bundesliga)
  • Aleksandr Mostovoi (OVR 86 - La Liga)
  • Freddie Ljungberg (OVR 86 - Premier League)
  • Matt Le Tissier (OVR 86 - Premier League)
  • Tim Cahill (OVR 86 - Premier League)
  • Clint Dempsey (OVR 85 - MLS)
  • Jerzy Dudek (OVR 85 - Premier League)
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