The FUT 21 Team of the Year (TOTY) 12th man has tonight been revealed, with FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi winning the vote.
EA SPORTS previously confirmed the full FIFA 21 TOTY Ultimate XI squad, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski, Kylian Mbappe, Bruno Fernandes, Kevin De Bruyne, Joshua Kimmich, Alphonso Davies, Virgil van Dijk, Sergio Ramos, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Manuel Neuer all included in an Ultimate XI.
The full ratings for the FUT 21 TOTY were also revealed in full last week, with Cristiano Ronaldo (98), Robert Lewandowski (98), Bruno Fernandes (97) and Kylian Mbappe (97) given the highest-rated FUT 21 TOTY items.
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But at the same time, EA SPORTS also confirmed the three nominees for the FUT 21 TOTY 12th man, with FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Tottenham Hotspur forward Hueng-Min Son all nominated. The vote opened on Tuesday January 26th at 8pm GMT, but the results are now in and you can see the winner below.
EA SPORTS have also sprung a surprise tonight by revealing a number of other special TOTY items named ‘Honourable Mentions’, with the likes of Sadio Mane, Jack Grealish and others given special cards!
Check out the confirmed FUT 21 TOTY 12th man and the full list of FUT 21 TOTY ‘Honourable Mentions’ players below.
FIFA 21 TOTY 12th Man confirmed
The FUT 21 TOTY 12th man, as decided by the FUT community, is FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, who has been given a 98-rated FUT TOTY item with remarkable attributes.
FUT 21 TOTY Campaign Highlights:
- TOTY is football awards, corrected: the Ultimate XI, influenced by the community and for all.
- FIFA Ultimate Team’s one squad to rule them all, with some of the best items from the entire cycle, available selectively at first and then all at once, for a limited time.
- Themed puzzle, Squad Building Challenge, and Objective content to support the broader squad driven campaign
FIFA 21 TOTY Honourable Mentions players
There are also seven further player releases tonight, with EA SPORTS releasing ‘Honourable Mentions’ players. These cards are now in packs!
- Sadio Mane (Liverpool) – 93 OVR
- Ciro Immobile (Lazio) – 91 OVR
- Andy Robertson (Liverpool) – 91 OVR
- Jesus Navas (Sevilla) – 88 OVR
- Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain) – 89 OVR
- Nabil Fekir (Real Betis) – 88 OVR
- Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) – Objectives Player 87 OVR
FIFA 21 TOTY Ultimate XI
The FIFA 21 Team of the Year is made up of the best XI players in the world, over the last 12 months of football, as voted for by fans.
FUT fans this year had the power to cast the vote for their favourites and influence one of the biggest moments in the FIFA calendar, here is the FUT 21 Ultimate XI that has been chosen by the FUT community for FIFA 21.
The FUT 21 TOTY Ultimate XI is in packs now.
- GK: Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern Munich) – 96 OVR
- RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold ( Liverpool FC) – 94 OVR
- CB: Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool FC) – 96 OVR
- CB: Sergio Ramos ( Real Madrid ) – 96 OVR
- LB: Alphonso Davies (FC Bayern Munich) – 93 OVR
- CM: Kevin De Bruyne ( Manchester City ) – 96 OVR
- CDM: Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern Munich) – 96 OVR
- CAM: Bruno Fernandes ( Manchester United ) – 97 OVR
- ST: Cristiano Ronaldo ( Juventus ) – 98 OVR
- ST: Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern Munich) – 98 OVR
- ST: Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) – 97 OVR
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