FIFA 22 Road to the Knockouts: All cards, how to get upgrades, how they work, confirmed upgrades

Andrew Highton
Road to the Knockouts promo FUT loading screen in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team.EA SPORTS

EA SPORTS Road to the Knockouts promotion may be over, but that doesn’t mean the cards aren’t still live. Special Champions League, Europa League, and Conference League cards are awarded to certain players with the chance of having them upgraded. Here’s an in-depth look at all the cards and how they have been upgraded.

EA SPORTS has done away with the old “Road to the Finals” promo in favor of something fresh in FIFA 22.

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This time, we’re charting the path of all the world’s most famous players as they battle their way through three European competitions for a spot in the knockout stages. This will include heavyweight teams like Real Madrid and Liverpool in the Champions League, as well as lower competition like the newly-formed Conference League.

Considering all the stars in these European leagues, it’s no surprise that the Road to the Knockouts Ultimate Team promo team is absolutely mouthwatering.

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FIFA 22 FUT Road to the Knockouts all cards

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Here are some of the incredible cards that could be upgraded this season.

With the introduction of the UEFA Conference League, it means that we now have three stacked competitions. Teams like Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur can have some of their players feature for instance.

So without further ado, here’s a complete list of every FIFA 22 RTTK card.

UEFA Champions League cards

  • Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona) – 89
  • Marco Reus (Dortmund) – 89
  • Marquinhos (Paris SG) – 89
  • Andrew Robertson (Liverpool) – 88
  • Leroy Sane (FC Bayern) – 88
  • Timo Werner (Chelsea) – 88
  • Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) – 87
  • Jesus Navas (Sevilla) – 87
  • Matthijs de Ligt (Piemonte Calcio) – 87
  • Arturo Vidal (Inter Milan) – 85
  • Fred (Manchester United) – 85
  • Arnaud Danjuma (Villarreal) – 84
  • Nordi Mukiele (RB Leipzig) – 84
  • Rodrygo (Real Madrid) – 84
  • Sandro Tonali (AC Milan) – 84
  • Benjamin Andre (LOSC) – 83
  • Alex Teixeira (Besiktas) – 82
  • Lucas Verissimo (SL Benfica) – 82
  • Ryan Gravenberch (Ajax) – 82
  • Wilson Manafa (FC Porto) – 82

UEFA Europa League cards

  • Alexander Isak (Real Sociedad) – 86
  • Nabil Fekir (Real Betis) – 86
  • Youri Tielemans (Leicester City) – 86
  • Edmond Tapsoba (Leverkusen) – 84
  • Issa Diop (West Ham United) – 83
  • Jordan Amavi (Marseille) – 83
  • Krepin Diatta (AS Monaco) – 82

UEFA Conference League cards

  • Heung-Min Son (Tottenham Hotspur) – 90
  • Hamari Traore (Rennes) – 84
  • Max Kruse (Union Berlin) – 84
  • Stephan El Shaarawy (Roma RC) – 84

How to get FIFA 22 RTTK card upgrades explained

There are two ways to earn RTTK card upgrades: a player’s card upgrades if the player’s club reaches the Knockout Stage of their European competition and they can get a potential second upgrade if they win 3 of their next 4 Group Stage matches.

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Here’s a quick breakdown of how the system works in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team.

  • +1 upgrade for reaching the knockout stage
  • +1 upgrade for winning 3 out of 4 matches in their respective competition

So if you have a player for a top team, then there’s a good chance that the card will get a +2 upgrade after the group stage.

FIFA 22 Road to the Knockouts how do UCL, UEL, CL cards work?

FIFA 22 RTTK cards and upgrade systemEA Sports
Invest well, and you can earn some big coins.

The good news is that as long as you own any of these special cards, they’ll upgrade automatically! You won’t need to do anything yourself, and the game will enhance its stats once the results and official upgrades have been settled.

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FIFA 22 RTTK confirmed upgrades

With the group stage phase of the European competitions drawing to a close, we finally know which of the UCL cards are set to be upgraded. Any player who qualified into the knockout rounds receives a plus one upgrade, while another boost could be earned through winning three out of their last four matches.

We’ve broken down every RTTK player and their final upgraded rating in the table below. We’ll add Europa League and Conference League players once their games have been completed:

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Player Club Original rating Qualified upgrade Win upgrade Final rating
Marquinhos PSG 89 Yes No 90
Timo Werner Chelsea 88 Yes Yes 90
Andrew Robertson Liverpool 88 Yes Yes 90
Leroy Sane Bayern Munich 88 Yes Yes 90
Bernado Silva Manchester City 88 Yes Yes 90
Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund 89 No No 89
Circo Immobile Lazio 88 Yes No 89
Frenkie De Jong Barcelona 89 No No 89
Matthijs de Ligt Piemonte Calcio 87 Yes Yes 89
Jesus Navas Sevilla 87 No No 87
Nabil Fekir Real Betis 86 Yes No 87
Matteo Politano Napoli 84 Yes Yes 87
Filip Kostic Frankfurt 86 Yes No 87
Alexander Isak Real Sociedad 86 Yes No 87
Arturo Vidal Inter Milan 85 Yes Yes 87
Rodrygo Real Madrid 84 Yes Yes 86
Fred Manchester United 85 Yes No 86
Stephan El Shaarawy Roma 84 Yes No 86
Edmond Tapsoba Bayer Leverkusen 84 Yes No 86
Renan Lodi Atletico Madrid 85 Yes No 86
Youri Tielemans Leicester City 86 No No 86
Issa Diop West Ham United 83 Yes No 85
Benjamin Andre Lille 83 Yes Yes 85
Maximilian Arnold Wolfsburg 84 No No 84
Krepin Diatta Monaco 82 Yes No 84
Max Kruse Union Berlin 84 No No 84
Sandro Tonali AC Milan 84 No No 84
Nordi Mukiele RB Leipzig 84 No No 84
Ryan Gravenberch Ajax 82 Yes Yes 84
Lucas Verissimo Benfica 82 Yes No 83
Jordan Amavi Marseille 83 No No 83
Wilson Manafa Porto 82 No No 82
Alex Teixeira Besiktas 82 No No 82
Joakim Maehle Atalanta 82 No No 82

FIFA 22 RTTK card designs

As usual, EA has delivered some truly exquisite designs for these special FUT cards. Each card feels completely different and unique from the other, with nice use of each competitions’ colors.

The new RTTK FIFA 22 card designs in Ultimate Team loading screen.EA SPORTS
We’ve already got a look at the new RTTK card designs.

So there you have it ⁠— everything we know about FIFA 22’s Road to the Knockout promo. It’s one of many fabulous promotions in Ultimate Team this season, and hopefully, yours will get upgraded if you own one!

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Andrew Highton is a Games Writer for Dexerto. He has a Creative Writing degree from Liverpool John Moores University and has previously written for games websites such as Twinfinite and Keengamer. With 13,000+ PlayStation Trophies to his name, Andrew is a fan of a huge variety of video games, his favourites being God of War and Metal Gear Solid. Contact him at, on Twitter @AndyHighton8 or at