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FIFA 21 TOTS Community voting opens with full list of nominees

Published: 16/Apr/2021 15:40 Updated: 16/Apr/2021 20:19

by Connor Bennett

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With the end of the football season drawing near, FIFA 21 Team of the Season will soon be upon us as EA SPORTS release some of the best Ultimate Team cards of the year. 

Just like every year of FIFA, FIFA 21 Ultimate Team has seen the return of some classic promos, as well as some new ones that have been pretty clever. 

EA SPORTS have passed over promos like Winter Refresh, but the staples of Team of the Year, Player Days, and FUT Birthday have already been and gone. 

With the calendar winding down on the real-world football season, it’ll soon be time for Team of the Season, and it’s looking like it’ll return in its usual slot and not the June/July release that we had in FIFA 20. So, here’s everything we know. 

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Robert Lewandowski in FIFA 20
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Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has been on fire this season and deserves all his special cards.

FIFA 21 TOTS start date

Given that the usual weekly Friday promos haven’t come around too often recently, some Ultimate Team players have theorized that EA could be working on something big. 

Well, according to leaks from FUTInvestLeaks, Team of the Season looks to be that big new promo, as we’ve got a supposed release date of Friday, April 23. 

The leaker nailed everything in regards to FUT Birthday, and the Friday release would line up with EA usually does. It’ll just be a case of waiting for the hints and loading screens to see if the leaker gets things spot on. 

What’s included in FIFA 21 TOTS?

Team of the Season is all about players getting recognized for their form over the course of their league campaign, but aside from the new cards, EA should bring other content. 

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That includes the following:

  • New TOTS cards (Leagues & Ultimate TOTS)
  • TOTS Squad Building Challenges (SBCs)
  • Team of the Season objectives
  • Lightning rounds for packs

How to vote for FIFA 21 TOTS nominees

Last year, when Team of the Season So Far was released, fans were able to vote on the Community TOTS through FUTHead and FUTWiz. 

This year, that process has been made even simpler. Follow these instructions:

  • Load up the EA SPORTS FIFA website this page.
  • Visit the tab for Team of the Season.
  • Select the nominees you would like to vote for.
  • Confirm your vote online and wait for the winners to be announced.

FIFA 21 TOTS nominees

All of the TOTS nominees were revealed on April 16, 2021, via the official EA SPORTS FIFA website for Team of the Season.

Goalkeepers

  • Álex Remiro – Real Sociedad
  • Alphonse Areola – Fulham
  • Walter Benítez – OGC Nice
  • Alessio Cragno – Cagliari
  • Péter Gulácsi – RB Leipzig
  • Fernando Muslera – Galatasaray
  • Kasper Schmeichel – Leicester City

Defenders

  • Francesco Acerbi – Lazio
  • David Alaba – Bayern München
  • Ridle Baku – VfL Wolfsburg
  • Emre Can – Borussia Dortmund
  • Lucas Digne – Everton
  • Connor Goldson – Rangers
  • Ko Itakura – FC Groningen
  • James Justin – Leicester City
  • Kang Sang Woo – Pohang Steelers
  • Johan Larsson – IF Elfsborg
  • Roberto Lopes – Shamrock Rovers
  • Gianluca Mancini – Roma FC
  • Philipp Max – PSV
  • Tyrone Mings – Aston Villa
  • Filip Mladenović – Legia Warszawa
  • Nordi Mukiele – RB Leipzig
  • Romain Perraud – Stade Brestois 29
  • Espen Ruud – Odds Ballklubb
  • Alexander Scholz – FC Midtjylland
  • Marcos Senesi – Feyenoord
  • Ahmed Sharahili – Al Shabab
  • Nicolás Tagliafico – Ajax
  • Edmond Tapsoba – Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Aaron Wan-Bissaka – Manchester United
  • Kurt Zouma – Chelsea

Midfielders

  • Farid Boulaya – FC Metz
  • Bruno Costa – Paços de Ferreira
  • Federico Chiesa – Piemonte Calcio
  • Anders Christiansen – Malmö FF
  • Ángel Correa – Atlético de Madrid
  • Embarba – RCD Espanyol
  • Fayçal Fajr – Sivasspor
  • Konstantinos Fortounis – Olympiacos
  • Ryan Gauld – Farense
  • Jonas Hofmann – Borussia M’gladbach
  • Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – Tottenham Hotspur
  • Atiba Hutchinson – Beşiktaş
  • Gaël Kakuta – RC Lens
  • Lee Jae Sung – Holstein Kiel
  • Michael Liendl – Wolfsberger AC
  • Manuel Locatelli – Sassuolo
  • Marco Mancosu – Lecce
  • Gonzalo Martínez – Al Nassr
  • Merino – Real Sociedad
  • Olimpiu Moruțan – FCSB
  • Tanguy Ndombele – Tottenham Hotspur
  • Christopher Nkunku – RB Leipzig
  • Luis Romo – Cruz Azul
  • Sercan Sararer – Türkgücü München
  • Téji Savanier – Montpellier HSC
  • Louis Schaub – FC Luzern
  • Oliver Skipp – Norwich City
  • Naïm Sliti – Al Ettifaq
  • Viktor Tsygankov – Dynamo Kyiv
  • Federico Valverde – Real Madrid
  • Hans Vanaken – Club Brugge
  • Jordan Veretout – Roma FC
  • Wu Xi – Shanghai Greenland Shenhua
  • Piotr Zieliński – Napoli

Attackers

  • Michail Antonio – West Ham United
  • Adam Armstrong – Blackburn Rovers
  • Leon Bailey – Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Harvey Barnes – Leicester City
  • Mohamed Bayo – Clermont Foot
  • Andrea Belotti – Torino
  • Robert Berić – Chicago Fire FC
  • Patson Daka – RB Salzburg
  • Siriki Dembele – Peterborough United
  • Boulaye Dia – Stade de Reims
  • Odsonne Edouard – Celtic
  • Everaldo – Kashima Antlers
  • Rogelio Funes Mori – Monterrey
  • Mario Gavranović – Dinamo Zagreb
  • Josip Iličić – Atalanta
  • Stanislav Iljutcenko – Pohang Steelers
  • Joselu – Deportivo Alavés
  • Tino Kadewere – Olympique Lyonnais
  • Moise Kean – Paris Saint-Germain
  • Jan Kuchta – Slavia Praha
  • Noa Lang – Club Brugge
  • Jordan Larsson – Spartak Moskva
  • Jamie Maclaren – Melbourne City
  • Kaoru Mitoma – Kawasaki Frontale
  • Negredo – Cádiz CF
  • Lorenzo Pellegrini – Roma FC
  • Lior Refaelov – Antwerp
  • Ricardo Horta – Braga
  • Ricardo Lopes – Shanghai SIPG
  • Luis Miguel Rodríguez – Colón
  • Miroslav Stevanović – Servette FC
  • Jonas Wind – FC København
  • Burak Yılmaz – LOSC Lille
  • Duván Zapata – Atalanta

FIFA 21 TOTS release calendar

In terms of a release calendar for the different Team of the Season squads, it should resemble something like last year given that EA rarely deviates from what they’ve done before. 

That would mean the Community TOTS goes first, followed by the English Football League squad, the Premier League, and then so on until we hit the Ultimate Team of the Season release. 

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  • Community TOTS
  • EFL Team of the Season
  • Premier League TOTS
  • Saudi Pro League TOTS
  • La Liga Team of the Season
  • Turkish Super Lig TOTS
  • Bundesliga Team of the Season
  • Liga NOS TOTS
  • Serie A Team of the Season
  • Chinese Super League TOTS
  • Eredivisie TOTS
  • Ligue 1 Team of the Season
  • Latin America TOTS
  • MLS Team of the Season
  • Ultimate Team TOTS
  • Rest of the World Team of the Season

FIFA 21 TOTS card design

The blue and gold cards of FIFA’s past will be returning for FIFA 21 TOTS.

As EA has shown on their Team of the Season website, it looks pretty similar to the FIFA 20 card design but with some FIFA 21 spice.

FIFA 21 TOTS SBCs and Objectives

No SBCs or Objectives have been revealed for TOTS this year just yet, but expect them to drop as soon as the voting wraps up and we know for sure who’s made the cut and who hasn’t.

There should be a number of SBCs and Objectives for those who made the cut, and even some who were only nominees, so be sure to check back soon.

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FIFA 21 TOTS leaks

Any possible leaks probably won’t come out until a few days or even hours before the voting ends on April 23. BE sure to check back as we’ll be updating this section with any leaks that happen to drop before things kick off.


As new details come to light about the cards, content, and more, we’ll update this post, so be sure to check back in as we get closer to Team of the Season.

We’ll also have updates on our Twitter accounts – UltimateTeamUK and FUTWatch – so make sure to follow over there as well.