FIFA 17 TOTY: release date, players and cards guide

The Team of the Year (TOTY) has started with the FUT 12 and continues to take place every year in FIFA's UT mode. Blue player cards with outstanding values come into play. For example: last year, a special card from Lionel Messi was released with a rating of 99.

The eleven players of the TOTY are elected by the FIFPro and are always disclosed in Zurich at the beginning of January. There are the great prizes of world football given annually.

In this selection, there are professional kickers, who showed the best performance in 2016. EA Sports creates the TOTY in FUT 17, which is marked with blue player cards. These special cards are the best cards in the game and thus highly demanded after.

In short: The TOTY in FUT 17 consists of the best players of the year 2016, who are honored with the best players cards. It consists of a goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders and three offensive players.

When does TOTY appear? - Release Date and Time

The TOTY is scheduled to release on January 9 in Zurich as part of the show "The Best FIFA Football Awards".

The entire TOTY will not be available immediately in the packs. As in the previous year, the goalkeeper and the defenders on the 9.1. Available from 9 pm, the midfielders on 11.1. From 7 pm and the attackers on 13.1. from 19 clock. The complete TOTY should be from 14.1. From 7 pm onwards.

Note: These times are not yet confirmed.

Which Players are in the TOTY in FUT 17?

Which players are in the TOTY and which ratings they have? Recently, a Leak emerged, which showed the players of the Team of the Year. According to this:


- Manuel Neuer (Germany/FC Bayern Munich)


- Thiago Silva (Brazil/Paris Saint-Germain)
- Gerard Pique (Spain/FC Barcelona)
- Sergio Ramos (Spain/Real Madrid)
- Marcelo (Brazil/Real Madrid)


- Andres Iniesta (Spain/FC Barcelona)
- Toni Kroos (Germany/Real Madrid)
- Luka Modric (Croatia/Real Madrid)


- Neymar (Brazil/FC Barcelona)
- Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid)
- Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona)

Note: These players are not officially confirmed.

How Do I Get A Blue Card From The TOTY?

The TOTY special cards are available in the sets for one week. If you have a chance, you have to be included in the set "Rare Gold Player".

The chance of a TOTY card this week is as high as the chance of the normal card of the corresponding player in another week. This also means that you will not find any standard cards of the TOTY players in the sets during the TOTY week.

The best time to open packs is in the days when the entire TOTY is available in the packs.

You can also buy the TOTY cards from other players in the transfer market. However, these will cost many coins.

What influence does TOTY have on the transfer market in FUT 17? - Prices and market crash

Since the overall rating of the players on the TOTY cards will increase by several points, these cards are very popular. They are usually one of the most expensive cards in FUT.

This results in the opening of countless packs this week, the market is being flooded, it is the biggest market crash of the year. The prices of the other players fall into the bottom. Already in advance, many fans sell their players to have many coins for the packs for the TOTY week.

If you want to make cheap bargains on the transfer market, next week is the ideal time for this.

However, accurate predictions for transfer market fluctuations are impossible. Since FIFA 17, there have been the squad building challenges, which have a strong influence on the transfer market.

How can I prepare for the TOTY?

The best preparation is probably to save yourself a coin supply in order to open one or the other set in the TOTY week. It is also possible to purchase the sets with real money.