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FIFA 21: Everything you need to know about this year’s FUT Birthday

Andile Sicetsha - 26.03.2021

FIFA 21 FUT Birthday reportedly starts tonight. Here’s everything you need to know.

FIFA 21 socceroos are eagerly anticipating the big reveal EA Sports is set to make on this year’s FUT Birthday.

When is FIFA 21 FUT Birthday?

The annual event sees FIFA’s flagship game mode celebrate its 12th year with a two-week promo that will see a number of cards get a boost in skill and performance.

Every year, EA Sports FIFA pays homage to millions of its fans who spend most of their days conquering Squad Battles and Division Rivals face-offs, by running a daily promotion that usually expires at the end of March.

Part of the rage around this two-week period is the reworked cards users get. From upgraded paces, skills and other tactical features, to earning highly rated rares, it is a festive period most FIFA fanatics can’t miss.

This year, the FUT Birthday will reportedly commence on Friday 26 March 2021, from 20:00 (CAT).

Predicting this year’s starting XI

Already, the rumour mill is abuzz on social media about a FUT Birthday leak that’s been doing the rounds. According to The Sports Rush, two star-studded teams will be fielded by EA Sports in the next two weeks.

The likes of Tottenham’s Lucas Moura are expected to receive an OVR boost of 88, while Mendy will reportedly be rated at OVR 87.

Of course, all of this is grand speculation since EA Sports has not made any statements. Here is the leaked Starting XI of this week’s FUT Birthday team:

  • Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)
  • Thiago (Liverpool FC)
  • Leroy Sane (Bayern Munich)
  • Inaki Williams (Athletic Bilbao)
  • Hwang Hee-Chan (RB Leipzig)
  • Ivan Perisic (Inter)
  • Junior Sambia (Montpellier)
  • Moses Simon (Nantes)
  • Ferland Mendy (Real Madrid)
  • Mario Hermoso (Atletico Madrid)
  • Lucas Moura (Tottenham)