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FIFA 17 News Roundup #21

With the reveal of FIFPro World11 this week, we got the FIFA 17 TOTW XI revealed as well featuring the next players:

GOALKEEPER
Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern Munich)
 
DEFENDERS
Dani Alves (Juventus)
Gerard Pique (FC Barcelona)
Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Marcelo (Real Madrid)
 
MIDFIELDERS
Andres Iniesta (FC Barcelona)
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
 
FORWARDS
Luis Suárez (FC Barcelona)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona)

All TOTY items are available in packs until tomorrow January 16th, 6PM UK!

 

Alongside TOTY players, this week you can also pack the next TOTW 17 in-forms:

Starting XI

GK: Wojciech Szczęsny – Roma (Italy) – Poland

CB: Ryan Shawcross –  Stoke City (England) – England

CB: Lorenzo Tonelli – Napoli (Italy) – Italy

RWB: Cristiano Piccini – Real Betis (Spain) – Italy

CAM: Christian Eriksen – Tottenham Hotspur (England) – Denmark

LM: Ivan Persic – Inter (Italy) – Croatia

CDM: Casemiro – Real Madrid (Spain) – Brazil

ST: Gonzalo Higuain – Juventus (Italy) – Argentina

RW: Isco – Real Madrid (Spain) – Spain

ST: Olivier Giroud – Arsenal (England) – France

ST: Wissam Ben Yedder – Sevilla FC (Spain) – France

Substitutes 

GK: Rafael Defendi –  Paços de Ferreira (Brazil) – Brazil

CB: Ricardo Santos – Barnet (England) – Portugal

CDM: Jesus Molina – Monterrey (Mexico) – Mexico

CAM: James Troisi – Melbourne Victory (Australia) – Australia

ST: Ellis Harrison – Bristol Rovers (England) – Wales

ST: Matt Godden – Stevenage (England) – England

ST: Kurtis Guthrie – Colchester United (England) – England

Reserves

CM: Franco Vazquez – Sevilla FC (Spain) – Italy

LW: Hirving Lozano – Pachuca (Mexico) – Mexico

RW: Iago Apsas – RC Celta de Vigo (Spain) – Spain

CF: Alejandro Gomez – Atalanta (Italy) – Argentina

ST: Bas Dost – Sporting CP (Portugal) – Holland

These in-forms are available in packs from January 11th – January 18th! You can view this TOTW in more details at FUTHead or EASports.

Every year, EA Sports allows fans to suggest which players should get an Winter Upgrade in FIFA Ultimate Team.

This year is no exception and you can submit your OVR upgrade suggestions at this page.

The second Winter Transfers batch went live this week in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team featuring players like Jovetic, Sandro or Ndidi at their new teams.

For the full list of transfers please check this page.

We have lots of new Squad Building Challenges this week in FUT 17 including the latest PL POTM challenge with Zlatan Ibrahimovic as POTM:

PL Player Of The Month
TOTW Tradeable
TOTW 17 Guarantee
82+ Rated Guarantee
Calcio A Guarantee
LaLiga Santander Guarantee
Premier League Guarantee
Ligue 1 Guarantee
Bundesliga Guarantee

A new tournament went live in the Single Player Tournament section of FUT 17 called ” Three and Three”:

Three And Three

Squad Requirements
Min. 3 leagues and 3 nationalities in Starting XI

Rewards
OFFLINE: 1,500 Coins

Difficulty
Professional

Tournament Schedule
Begins: 13/01/2017 – Ends: 20/01/2017

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At the start of every month, eligible FUT Champions Club members have the chance to earn an in-game reward and sweepstakes entries in FIFA 17

For this month’s in-game reward, all eligible FUT Champions Club members will receive one Palacios Kit this will be delivered to your FUT Account by February 9, 2017:

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

  • 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
  • 2 x 12,000 FIFA Points Code for Xbox One – Approx. retail value: $100 USD each
  • 2 x 12,000 FIFA Points Code for PlayStation 4 – Approx. retail value: $100 USD each
  • 6 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 January 1, 2017 and 23:59:59 GMT on January 31, 2017. In addition, climbing up the FUT Champions ranks can earn you additional sweepstakes entries and improve your chances of a sweepstakes win!

Team of the Year (TOTY) arrived in FIFA Mobile as well and with this occasion EA Sports released a series of special, high-rated player items.

Obtaining Team of The Year Player Items

There are two ways to get Team of the Year Player Items: Finding them in TOTY Packs or completing TOTY Player Plans.

1. TOTY Special Packs

Throughout the week, there will be several different Pack and Bundles with the chance of finding a Team of the Year Player in one.

2. TOTY Player Plans

If you are unable to find TOTY Player items in Packs, you can also earn them by completing TOTY Player Plans. 

TOTY Player Packs and Plans unlock over the course of the week, broken up by their position types (Goalkeepers & Defenders, Midfielders, and Attackers).

Each TOTY Player Plan requires a specific number of Items to complete, which includes using current Silver, Gold, and Elite Player Items, Elite Trophies, as well as other, player-specific TOTY Tokens. 

Team of the Year Packs may also contain the items required to complete these Plans. Even if you don’t manage to pull a TOTY Player in one, you may get the pieces required to complete a specific Player’s TOTY Plan.


Team of the Year Tokens

If you’ve been completing the In Form Master Plans since the launch of FIFA Mobile, you will have received a TOTY Token. With Team of the Year event kicked off, you can redeem these TOTY Tokens in one of two Plans to earn a TOTY Player Token or other Player Items to help you complete the different TOTY Plans. The more TOTY Tokens you’ve earned, the closer you are to unlocking different TOTY Player Items.

Team of the Year Announcement

Just as the FIFA 17 TOTY, below you can see the best 11 footballers of 2016 in FIFA Mobile with their new in-game ratings:

 

Each week in FIFA Mobile, the best players from club competition around the world are awarded with an In Form Item.

There are different ways of acquiring In Form Player Items and In Form Tokens, including completing certain Daily and Flash Events, randomly in Packs, or on the Market.

This week’s In Forms in FIFA Mobile are:

Gold In Forms

  • CB: Andreu Fontàs – RC Celta de Vigo (Spain)
    • Fontàs scored the third goal in Celta Vigo’s 3-1 win over Málaga.
  • RWB: Cristiano Piccini – Real Betis (Spain)
    • Piccini scored the second goal in Real Betis’ 2-0 win over Leganés.
  • CDM: Tarantini – Rio Ave (Portugal)
    • Tarantini scored the first goal for Rio Ave as they came back to draw Chaves 2-2.
  • CM: Jonathan Viera – UD Las Palmas (Spain)
    • Viera was solid in the midfield as Las Palmas beat Sporting Gijón 1-0.
  • CM: Dani Ceballos – Real Betis (Spain)
    • Ceballos helped set-up Real Betis’ first goal as they beat Leganés 2-0.
  • CAM: James Troisi – Melbourne Victory (Australia)
    • Troisi had a goal and an assist in Melbourne Victory’s 0-2 victory over Adelaide United.
  • LW: Hirving Lozano – Pachuca (Mexico)
    • Lozano had a hat-trick in Pachuca’s 2-4 win over León.
  • ST: Bas Dost – Sporting CP (Portugal)
    • Bas Dost scored two first half goals as Sporting Lisbon beat Feirense 2-1

Elite In Forms

  • CB: Ryan Shawcross – Stoke City (England)
    • Shawcross scored the first goal for Stoke City as they beat Watford 2-0.
  • ST: Jonas – SL Benfica (Portugal)
    • Jonas had a goal and an assist in Benfica’s 0-2 win against Vitória S.C.

Master Elite In Form

  • ST: Gonzalo Higuaín – Juventus (Italy)
    • Higuaín had two goals in Juventus’ 3-0 win over Bologna.

The Impact Players of this week in FIFA Mobile are:

– Thauvin
– Saul
– Mertens
– Lindelof
– Vilhena

To celebrate TOTY, EA Sports released a FIFA 17 goal compilation featuring the best goals scored by players from the FUT Team of the Year in FIFA 17, featuring Ronaldo, Messi, Suarez, Kroos and more:

That’s all we have for this week folks, thanks for following and see you as usual next week!

About Damien

Damien
Founder of FIFA-Infinity.com, Graphic Designer and FIFA Modder in spare time.

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