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FIFA 16 News Roundup #39

With the FIFA 17 reveal we had no time to post the FIFA 16 News Roundup last week so this week we will cover the FIFA 16 news for the past two weeks.

This month we have a new event in FIFA 16 Ultimate Team that celebrates Copa America and EURO 2016 called Festival of FUTBall. For more details on this event please check this post.

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With this new event, EA Sports introduced the first iMOTM cards in FIFA 16 and bellow we feature the players that had the best performances with their national teams in Copa America and EURO 2016 until today:

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Moreover, if you checked Festival of FUTBall post that we’ve shared above, you would know that EA Sports decided to release two squads of classic international heroes that features active players who had significant impacts for their countries in past international tournaments. From record appearances to scoring the match-winner of a major tournament Final, these players left a memorable mark on the world of football. First classic squad to make its debut in FIFA 16 Ultimate Team is Classic Americas:

Starting XI:

  • GK:  Júlio César – Brazil
  • CB: Ezequiel Garay – Argentina
  • CB: Luisão – Brazil
  • RB: Maicon – Brazil
  • RB: Juan Camilo Zúñiga – Colombia
  • CM: Esteban Cambiasso – Argentina
  • LM: Maximiliano Rodriguez – Argentina
  • CAM: Kaká – Brazil
  • CAM: Diego – Brazil
  • ST: Carlos Tévez – Argentina
  • ST: Claudio Pizarro – Peru


  • RB: Luis Advíncula – Peru
  • CB: Fabricio Coloccini – Argentina
  • CM: Lucho González – Argentina
  • LM: Cristian Rodríguez – Uruguay
  • ST: Omar Bravo – Mexico
  • ST: Roque Santa Cruz – Paraguay
  • CDM: Néstor Ortigoza – Paraguay

These in-forms are available in packs from June 17th June 24th . You can view the team more detailed at FUTHead or FUTWiz.

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Also, two TOTW squads have been released with the last one available in packs right now:



Starting XI

  • GK: Sebastián Viera – Junior Barranquilla (Colombia)
  • CB: Insua – CD Leganés (Spain)
  • CB: Liam Ridgewell – Portland Timbers (MLS)
  • RB: Simon Madden – Shamrock Rovers (Rep. of Ireland)
  • LM: Chris Pontius – Philadelphia Union (MLS)
  • LM: Antonio Zito – Salternitana (Italy)
  • CM: Osvaldo Alonso – Seattle Sounders (MLS)
  • CM: Roberto Torres – CA Osasuna (Spain)
  • ST: Lee Dong Gook – Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (Korea)
  • ST: Víctor Ibarbo – Atlético Nacional (Colombia)
  • ST: Querol – UE Llagostera (Spain)


  • GK: Paul Skinner – Longford Town (Rep. of Ireland)
  • CB: Ryan McBride – Derry Town (Rep. of Ireland)
  • LB: Edwin Velasco – Cortuluá (Colombia)
  • CDM: John Hernández – Independiente Medellín (Colombia)
  • CAM: Mauricio Molina – Independiente Medellín (Colombia)
  • CF: Ahmad Benali – Pescara (Italy)
  • ST: Song Seung Min – GwangJu FC (Korea)

These in-forms were available in packs from June 8th June 15th . You can view the team more detailed at FUTHead or FUTWiz.




Starting XI

  • GK: King Yong Dae – Ulsan Hyundai FC (Korea)
  • LWB: Javi Flaño – CA Osasuna (Spain)
  • CB: Jorge Arias – Junior Barranquilla (Colombia)
  • RB: Francesco Zampano – Pescara (Italy)
  • LM: Leonardo – Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (Korea)
  • CM: Valerio Verre – Pescard (Italy)
  • CM: Mikel Merino – CA Osasuna (Spain)
  • RM: Tiago Alves – Seongnam FC (Korea)
  • CAM: Santos – Suwon Samsung Bluewings (Korea)
  • ST: Xisco – Córdoba CF (Spain)
  • ST: Rubén Sobrino – Girona FC (Spain)


  • GK:  David González – Independiente Medellín (Colombia)
  • CB: Jhonathan Muñoz – Cortuluá (Colombia)
  • CM: Kim DoHyuk – Incheon United FC (Korea)
  • CDM: Ha Sung Min – Ulsan Hyundai FC (Korea)
  • CM: Moon Sang Yoon – Jeju United FC (Korea)
  • ST: Adriano – FC Seoul (Korea)
  • ST: Cristian Herrera – UD Almería (Spain)

These in-forms are available in packs from June 15th June 22nd . You can view the team more detailed at FUTHead or FUTWiz.


This week’s tournament is a bit tricky as you will need to use your squad building skills in order to participate:

Quad-Nation Challenge

Squad Requirements:
Min. number of nationalities: 4 in the squad’s Starting 11 and Subs
Max. number of players from one nation: 4 in the squad’s Starting 11 and Subs

Rewards Online:
– 1st Win: 1 Rare Gold Pack (Untradable)

Rewards Offline:
– 1st Win: Premium Coins Pack (At least 2,000 coins)

Offline Difficulty: Professional


If you have issues with the FIFA 16 Companion App you can post feedback in this official support thread here.


Thanks for checking our news roundup post and we will wait you again next week with more news on your favourite football video game.

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