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EA SPORTS™ Announces First Ever EA SPORTS FC™ Team of The Year, Celebrating the Best Men’s and Women’s Footballers of 2023

January 19, 2024

Men’s and Women’s TOTY available in EA SPORTS FC 24 starting January 19th

Today, Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) unveiled the EA SPORTS FC™ Team of The Year (TOTY), including the first ever Women’s TOTY Final XI, honouring the very best players of 2023. Men’s and Women’s Attackers will be available in EA SPORTS FC 24 starting on January 19th, with Midfielders (Jan 21st), and Defenders & Goalkeepers (Jan 23rd) to follow.

EA SPORTS FC 24 TOTY Final XI (Graphic: Business Wire)

EA SPORTS FC 24 TOTY Final XI (Graphic: Business Wire)

Women’s Team of The Year

GK - Mary Earps (England) - Manchester United

MID - Aitana Bonmatí (Spain) - FC Barcelona

DEF - Ona Batlle (Spain) - FC Barcelona

MID - Alexia Putellas (Spain) - FC Barcelona

DEF - Wendie Renard (France) - Olympique Lyonnais

MID - Lena Oberdorf (Germany) - VfL Wolfsburg

DEF - Millie Bright (England) - Chelsea

ATT - Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway) - FC Barcelona

DEF - Sakina Karchaoui (France) - Paris Saint-Germain

ATT - Sophia Smith (United States) - Portland Thorns FC

 

ATT - Sam Kerr (Australia) - Chelsea

Men’s Team of The Year

GK - Alisson Becker (Brazil) - Liverpool

MID -Jude Bellingham (England) - Real Madrid

DEF - Jeremie Frimpong (Netherlands) - Bayer 04 Leverkusen

MID -Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium) - Manchester City

DEF - Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands) - Liverpool

MID -Rodri (Spain) - Manchester City

DEF - Rúben Dias (Portugal) - Manchester City

ATT - Kylian Mbappé (France) - Paris Saint-Germain

DEF - Theo Hernández (France) - AC Milan

ATT - Erling Haaland (Norway) - Manchester City

 

ATT - Lionel Messi (Argentina) - Inter Miami

“It’s an honour to be part of the Team of The Year Final XI alongside some incredible players,” said Manchester City forward Erling Haaland. “To win an award which is voted for by the fans means a lot, I really appreciate everyone who voted, thank you!”

“It’s incredible to be recognised by the fans and be amongst some of the best players in the world,” said two time Ballon d'Or Féminin winner Alexia Putellas. “Being part of the first women’s Team of The Year is a huge honour which I’m very proud of.”

The top voted players of the campaign were Alexia Putellas appearing in 84% of all Women’s teams submitted, and Real Madrid’s Jude Bellingham appearing in 74% of all Men’s teams. Rounding out the top 3 were Kylian Mbappé (66%) and Virgil Van Dijk (66%) on the men’s side and Aitana Bonmatí (77%) and Caroline Graham Hansen (66%) for the women’s XI.

“A massive thank you to the fans for voting for me to be part of this year’s Team of The Year,” said Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham. “I know a lot of incredible players have been part of previous Team of The Year squads and it’s always an honour to be part of that list.”

​​“It’s a great feeling to know that the fans have voted for me to be part of this year’s Team of The Year,” said Chelsea forward Sam Kerr. “There are some incredible players in this XI so it’s a real privilege to be included.”

The men’s TOTY squad is available now in EA SPORTS FC Online and will be available in EA SPORTS FC Mobile from Thursday, January 25 (Thursday, February 1 in China, Korea, and Japan).

EA SPORTS FC™ 24 is available now for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch™. Download EA SPORTS FC Mobile on the App Store and Google Play Store to access the World’s Game in Your Pocket.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.

In fiscal year 2023, EA posted GAAP net revenue of approximately $7.4 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS FC™, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™, Plants vs. Zombies™ and F1®. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.

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