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FIFA 17 News Roundup #18

TOTW 14 dropped in FIFA 17 this week featuring the first in-forms of Ibrahimovic, Luis Suarez and Handanovic:

Starting XI

  • GK: Samir Handanovič – Inter (Italy) – Slovenia
  • CB: Christophe Kerbrat –  En Avant Guingamp (France) – France
  • CB: Jefrey Bruma – VfL Wolfsburg (Germany) – Holland
  • CB: Daniele Rugani – Juventus (Italy) – Italy
  • CAM: Christian Eriksen – Tottenham Hotspur (England) – Denmark
  • CM: Adam Lallana – Liverpool (England) – England
  • CM: Danny Latza – 1. FSV Mainz 05 (Germany) – Germany
  • CM: Ousmana Dembélé – Borussia Dortmund (Germany) – France
  • ST: Luis Suárez – FC Barcelona (Spain) – Uruguay
  • ST: Zlatan Ibrahimović – Manchester United (England) – Sweden
  • ST: Dries Mertens – Napoli (Italy) – Belgium

Substitutes 

  • GK: Łukasz Skorupski – Empoli (Italy) – Poland
  • CB: Philipp Netzer – SCR Altach (Austria) – Austria
  • CDM: Matty Lund – Rochdale (England) – Northern Ireland
  • RM: Jorghino – Arouca (Portugal) – Portugal
  • ST: Nemanja Nikolić – Legia Warszawa (Poland) – Hungary
  • ST: Ignacio Scocco – Newell’s Old Boys (Argentina) – Argentina
  • ST: Mario Balloteli – OGC Nice (France) – Italy

Reserves

  • CB: Azpilicueta – Chelsea (England) – Spain
  • CM: Leander Dendoncker – Anderlecht (Belgium) – Belgium
  • LM: Paul Lanse – Montpellier HSC (France) – France
  • LW: Mathieu Valbuena – Olympique Lyonnais (France) – France
  • ST: Luciano Vietto – Sevilla FC (Spain) – Argentina

These in-forms are available in packs from November 21th – 28th December! You can view this TOTW in more details at FUTHead or FUTWiz.

It’s December and eligible FUT Champions Club members can earn an in-game reward and sweepstakes entries.

For this month’s in-game reward, all eligible FUT Champions Club members will receive the adidas MiCondivo Kit. The kit will be delivered to your FUT Account by December 30, 2016.

To become eligible for the reward, you must be a registered FUT Champions Club member and play a game in FIFA Ultimate Team™ at least once between 00:00:01 GMT on December 1, 2016 and 23:59:59 GMT on December 28, 2016. Additionally, members who qualified for the monthly in-game reward in November will also automatically receive this kit by December 30, 2016.

FUT CHAMPIONS CLUB SWEEPSTAKES*

In addition to the great in-game reward, 15 lucky FUT Champions Club members may also be receiving real world rewards:

  • 1 EA SPORTS Customized Xbox One S Console – Approx. retail value: $299 USD
  • 2 EA SPORTS Customized Xbox One Elite Controllers – Approx. retail value: $149 USD each
  • 2 EA SPORTS Customized Xbox One Standard Controllers – Approx. retail value: $49 USD each
  • 1 Signed Manchester City Kit – Approx. retail value: $100 USD
  • 1 Signed Paulo Dybala Juventus Kit – Approx. retail value: $100 USD
  • 1 Signed Gonzalo Higuain Juventus Kit – Approx. retail value: $100 USD
  • 1 Signed Georgio Chiellini Juventus Kit – Approx. retail value: $100 USD
  • 1 Signed Claudio Marchisio Juventus Kit – Approx. retail value: $100 USD
  • 5 FUT Champions Club Kit – Approx. retail value: $50 USD each

Eligible members are automatically entered with one sweepstakes entry just by being a FUT Champions Club member and logging into FIFA Ultimate Team at least once between 00:00:01 GMT on December 1, 2016 and 23:59:59 GMT on December 31, 2016. In addition, climbing up the FUT Champions ranks can earn you additional sweepstakes entries and improve your chances of a sweepstakes win!

To become a FUT Champions Club Member, sign up HERE

It’s time to use those silver players from you club as this week’s single player tournament is reserved for silver only squads:

Silver Goals

Squad Requirements
18 Silver Players with a minimum on 75 chemistry

Rewards
OFFLINE: 1,500 Coins

Difficulty
Professional

Tournament Schedule
Begins: 23/12/2016 – Ends: 30/12/2016

Starting this week and available through the Holidays, FIFA Mobile is running a Football Freeze Program. There will be two weeks full of Live Events, Exclusive Plans, Special Edition Players, and so much more.

Holiday Gifts

As of this week, you’ll see a special Live Event up in the Far North. Complete this Event to earn one of 26 special Frozen Gifts. Each Frozen Gift is a mystery and unlocks on a specific date. Be sure to check the details on when a gift is available to redeem.

There will be other opportunities to get Frozen Gift Tokens, including completing certain Plans or earning them in specially marked Packs.

Flash Freeze Events and Plans

During Football Freeze, you will have multiple opportunities to unlock a series of Elite Players. You can find Silver, Gold, and other Elite Football Freeze Players in specially marked Packs or by completing Specific Plans.

Flash Freeze Players

Unlock up to five 93-OVR Flash Freeze Limited Edition Players. Each player requires a set amount of Snowball and Snowflake Tokens, and a set number of Silver, Gold, and Elite Football Freeze Player Items. Each plan is only available for a very limited window of time, please keep an eye out during the December 24th and 25th in the game and on Twitter for details on when these Plans are available.

Cold-Footed Players

There will also be a series of 88-OVR Elite Player items to get. These players are found in Packs and special Cold-Footed Player Plan, that upon completion will give you one of these special players.

Cold-Footed Players can then be boosted from their original 88-OVR to 92-OVRs by completing their specific Plans.

95-OVR Football Freeze Master Anthony Martial

Unlock the 95-OVR Anthony Martial by redeeming Elite Football Freeze Players.

Check the Seasonal Plan section for more information on all Football Freeze Plans and their requirements.

Frozen Star Players

There will be 97-OVRs versions of three of our four FIFA Ambassadors, which will be available exclusively in Packs on Christmas Eve and Day. These special Players will be available for short windows of time throughout December 24th and 25th, so pay close attention to the FIFA Mobile Store to see when a specific player is available to buy.

Boxing Day and the Premier League

On Boxing Day (December 26), there will be a special Match Day Live Event to mark the important date in the football calendar. Complete the Match Day Live Event to earn a Gold or Better Premier League Player.

New Year’s Eve Flash Event and Out of Position Player Items

On New Year’s Eve and running into New Year’s Day, play our New Year’s Flash Event. Every Hour, a new Live Event will appear on the FIFA Mobile World Map. Complete the Event to earn a Firework Token.

Playing and completing all 24 New Year’s Flash Events and earning all of the Firework Tokens will unlock you an Out of Position Elite Player Item. Even if you can’t complete all 24 New Year’s Flash Events, there will be another Plan available where you can use the Tokens you’ve earned.

The new TOTW dropped in FIFA Mobile as well this week with the next in-forms:

Gold In Forms

  • CB: Daniele Rugani – Juventus (Italy) – 79 OVR
    • Rugani was solid in defense as Juventus beat their rivals, Roma 1-0.
  • CB: Martin Hinteregger – FC Augsburg (Germany) – 76 OVR
    • Hinteregger had the match winner as Augsburg by Borussia M’Gladbach 1-0.
  • CB: Ştefan Radu – Lazio (Italy) – 79 OVR
    • Radu had a goal in the 90th minute has Lazio beat Fiorentina 3-1.
  • CDM: Guillaume Gillet – FC Nantes (France) – 77 OVR
    • Gillet opened the scoring in the 18th minute as Nantes went on to beat Angers 0-2.
  • RM: Djalma – PAOK FC (Greece) – 73 OVR
    • Djalma scored twice in PAOK’s 0-5 over Kerkyra.
  • CM: Davy Klaassen – Ajax Amsterdam (The Netherlands) – 79 OVR
    • Klaassen scored for his side as they drew 1-1 with PSV.
  • ST: Mario Balotelli – OGC Nice (France) – 78 OVR
    • Balotelli had two goals, including the match-winner, as Nice continued their fine form beating Dijon 2-1.
  • CF: Salomón Rondón – West Bromwich Albion (England) – 79 OVR
    • Rondón had a hat-trick in West Brom’s 3-1 win over Swansea City last Wednesday.

Elite In Forms

  • RM: Vitolo – Sevilla FC (Spain) – 82 OVR
    • Vitolo scored a goal in Sevilla’s 4-1 over Malaga.
  • LM: Yacine Brahimi – FC Porto (Portugal) – 84 OVR
    • Brahimi had the opening goal in Porto’s 2-1 against Maritimo.

Master Elite In Form

  • LB: César Azpilicueta – Chelsea FC (England) – 88 OVR
    • Azpilicueta helped set-up Diego Costa’s goal in Chelsea’s 0-1 win over Crystal Palace.

The Impact Players of this week in FIFA Mobile are:

– Kaya
– Mossoro
– David Silva
– Rojo
– Gayle

The most spectacular goals of the year in FIFA 17 are showcased in the Goals of the Year compilation and for this year EA Sports managed to get it narrated by the one and only Ray Hudson:

That’s all we got for this week, thanks for checking the news and we wish Happy Holidays!

 

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