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FIFA 21 five-star skill players revealed – full list

Published: 14/Sep/2020 22:47

by Bill Cooney

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EA Sports have rolled out the list of players who will feature 5-star skill ratings in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, so let’s get into it and take a look at who the most skillful players in the new game will be.

Most of the time when looking at a player in FIFA, the first thing people check is their overall stats, but if you really want to build an unstoppable squad, you’ll want players with a high skill rating as well.

Individual skills in FIFA 20 are broken down into tiers, rated from one to five stars, with players graded on their technical abilities and given a rating suitable for their quality.

While most players will be able to do the basic-level skill moves – ones that require one to three stars, only the best of the best in that department can execute the more advanced techniques.

FIFA 21 5 Star Skillers
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FIFA 21 will have a wide range of 5-Star players from across the world.

When it comes to top-tier skill moves, there’s actually only a handful of cards that have the necessary five stars and strong enough stats to be usable in the best squads; usually either a stacked card will not have five-star skills or a five-star skiller won’t have the best stats.

That’s why the top-rated skill players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Mbappe, Pogba, and others are definitely set to be a precious commodity in FIFA 21 for those of us who have mastered the ins and outs of the game, so let’s take a look at who are the most skilled players in FIFA 21 this year.

All FIFA 21 Ultimate Team 5-Star Skillers

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo – ST (92)
  2. Neymar Jr. – LW (91)
  3. Kylian Mbappé – ST (90)
  4. Ángel Di María – RW (87)
  5. Jadon Sancho – RM (87)
  6. Roberto Firmino – CF (87)
  7. Paul Pogba – CM (86)
  8. Thiago – CM (85)
  9. Riyad Mahrez – RW (85)
  10. Memphis Depay – CF (85)
  11. Hakim Ziyech – CAM (85)
  12. Marcus Rashford – LM (85)
  13. Douglas Costa – LM (84)
  14. Zlatan Ibrahimović – ST (83)
  15. Marcelo – LB (83)
  16. Wilfried Zaha – LM (83)
  17. Martin Ødegaard – CAM (83)
  18. Coutinho – CAM (83)
  19. Ousmane Dembélé – LW (83)
  20. Quincy Promes – CAM (82)
  21. Marlos – RM (81)
  22. Eduardo Salvio – RM (81)
  23. João Félix – CF (81)
  24. Xherdan Shaqiri – RM (81)
  25. Juan Cuadrado – RB (81)
  26. Franck Ribéry – CF (81)
  27. Nani – LW (80)
  28. Vinícius Jr. – LW (80)
  29. David Neres – LW (80)
  30. Federico Bernardeschi – CAM (80)
  31. Allan Saint-Maximin – LM (80)
  32. Gelson Martins – RM (80)
  33. Stephen El Shaarawy – LW (79)
  34. Ignacio Piatti – LW (79)
  35. Ricardo Centurión – RW (77)
  36. Amine Harit – CAM (77)
  37. Hernâni – RM (76)
  38. Yannick Bolasie – LW (75)
  39. Marcelino Moreno – CM (75)
  40. Evander – CAM (74)
  41. Matias Fernández – CM (73)
  42. Luciano Acosta – CAM (73)
  43. Jorge Carrascal – CAM (73)
  44. Chanathip Songkrasin – CF (73)
  45. Alexandru Maxim – CAM (72)
  46. Farid Boulaya – CAM (72)
  47. Aiden McGeady – LM (71)
  48. Silas Wamangituka – ST (70)
  49. Juan Diego Rojas – RW (69)
  50. Gary Mackay-Steven – RM (69)
  51. Ilsinho – RM (68)
  52. Rayan Cherki – CAM (67)
Mbappe FIFA 21
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As expected, the cover star of FIFA 21 Kylian Mbappé is one of the top skill players this year.

FIFA 21 is set to release later this fall on October 6 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S version will be available for free on next-gen consoles to players who have already purchased the game.

As always, follow us @UltimateTeamUK for more FIFA-related breaking news, leaks, guides, predictions, and more.

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FIFA 21 Team of the Week 5 live: Gomez, Valverde, Zaha, more

Published: 28/Oct/2020 18:10 Updated: 28/Oct/2020 18:16

by Isaac McIntyre

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FIFA 21 is now five weeks in, and that means Team of the Week 5 has arrived in Ultimate Team. Here’s everything we know about the mid-week promo, including the new TOTW 5 players, release time, and more.

Last week’s TOTW was highlighted by Rashford, Werner, and Ederson. This week, we’re getting even more must-have strikers and midfielders. The world’s best football players show up this week in TOTW 5 after game-changing performances in real life. 

Here’s everything we know about the mid-week promo so far, including the full squad of players, any previous leaks, and more.

FIFA Team of the Week 5

FIFA 21 TOTW 5 FUT
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FIFA 21 Team of the Week 5

Many of these cards are underwhelming, but there are definitely some gems in here. Luis Alberto and Kimmich will add a defensive midfield presence to any German or Bundesliga team and should go for a good price.

Premier League fans can also rejoice in seeing Zaha, with a 92 pace, as well as Joe Gomez on this list. Make sure to check all these new cards out on the market to see how they are doing over the next week.

Team of the Week 5 start time

On October 28, FIFA publishers EA SPORTS released the fifth batch of Team of the Week cards for this year’s annual release. The promo began at around 6pm (UK time), as per usual. That means 6pm BST, 12pm CT, 1pm EST, 3am AEST for those around the world.

These boosted player upgrades are now announced at the same time as they drop in-game in FIFA 21, so no more getting a look ahead at the squad hours before it’s made available.

Palace's talismanic winger Wilfred Zaha had a hand in both his team's goals against Aston Villa.
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Palace’s talismanic winger Wilfred Zaha had a hand in both his team’s goals against Aston Villa.

FIFA 21 Team of the Week 5 leaks

It seems like every TOTW comes with early leaks in FIFA 21 so far, and Team of the Week 5  has been no different too. After gathering leaks from MarcFUTTrader, sbc_tips, FUTRORY, and also futinvestments on Instagram, it looks set to be a good week for special cards. 

Here’s the full list of FIFA 21 cards that have leaked so far:

  • Wilfred Zaha
  • Federico Valverde
  • Luis Alberto
  • Paulinho
  • Patrick Bamford
  • Lassina Traoré
  • Joshua Kimmich
  • Joe Gomez

Our FIFA 21 TOTW 5 predictions

Here are our guesses from earlier, let’s see how many we got right!

Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji might hit 80+ pace with a Team of the Week upgrade.
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Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji could hit 80+ pace with a Team of the Week upgrade.
  • Edouard Mendy – Chelsea 
  • Tomeu Nadal – Albacete
  • Pedro Gonçalves – Sporting Lisbon
  • Alan Browne – Preston North End
  • Lewis Ferguson – Aberdeen
  • Mario Hermoso – Atlético Madrid 
  • Bart van Hintum – Groningen
  • Manuel Akanji – Borussia Dortmund
  • Danilo D’Ambrosio – Inter Milan
  • Maximilian Arnold – Wolfsburg
  • Houssem Aouar – Lyon
  • Federico Valverde – Real Madrid
  • Paulinho – Guangzhou Evergrande
  • Gaetano Castrovilli – Fiorentina
  • Edin Višća – İstanbul Başakşehir
  • Diogo Jota – Liverpool
  • Wilfried Zaha – Crystal Palace
  • João Pedro – Caligari
  • Lassina Traoré – Ajax (Recordbreaker)
  • Sergio Santos – Philadelphia Union
  • Patrick Bamford – Leeds
  • Kylian Mbappé – PSG
  • Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich

So, there you have it ⁠— Dexerto’s full list of reveals and predictions for TOTW 5 in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team FUT!