In a resounding triumph, four Manchester City stars – Erling Haaland, Ruben Dias, Rodri, and Kevin De Bruyne – have secured their places in the Final XI for the EA SPORTS FC Team of the Year, as voted for by the fans. This remarkable achievement sets us apart, with more inclusions than any other team, showcasing the prowess of our exceptional players.
Let's delve into why this quartet from Manchester City rightfully earned their spots in the prestigious EA SPORTS FC Team of the Year.
In an extraordinary feat, Kevin De Bruyne celebrates his seventh consecutive inclusion in the EA SPORTS FC Team of the Year, a testament to his unwavering brilliance. From spearheading a historic Treble win to bouncing back from injury setbacks, De Bruyne has undeniably played a pivotal role in the club's success. Finishing atop the Premier League assists table in the 2022/23 season, he remains a coveted asset in Ultimate Team. His TOTY item is expected to be equally popular, marking yet another milestone in his illustrious career.
Erling Haaland's inaugural season in the Premier League not only saw him emerge as the club's top goal scorer but also earned him the Golden Boot, Player of the Season award, Treble winner, and now, an EA SPORTS FC Team of the Year accolade. His game-winning goals in the Premier League and remarkable performances on the European stage hint at more TOTY awards in his future. Haaland has truly made a significant impact, and this recognition is just the beginning of what promises to be a stellar career.
Rodri, the Spanish maestro, has been an indispensable asset for Manchester City throughout the historic 2022/23 campaign. His leadership, game awareness, and technical brilliance have solidified his role as the squad's backbone during an extraordinary 12 months. Rodri etched his name in club history by scoring the decisive goal in the Champions League final, earning his first EA SPORTS FC Team of the Year while being at the Club. A true testament to his exceptional contributions.
Following another phenomenal season in sky blue, Ruben Dias secures his second EA SPORTS FC Team of the Year award. A mainstay in almost all Premier League matches, Dias played a pivotal role in City's 10-game unbeaten run, contributing significantly to City's third consecutive Premier League title and their success in obtaining all five pieces of silverware in 2023. Dias has proven to be an essential cog in City's defensive machinery, solidifying his status as one of the best in the business.
The collective achievement of these four stellar players highlights Manchester City's dominance in the football world. As we celebrate their inclusion in the EA SPORTS FC Team of the Year, it reflects the club's commitment to excellence and sets the stage for more triumphs in the seasons to come. Congratulations to our extraordinary players on this well-deserved honor!