Get ready for the Thunderstruck promo in FC 24, as this new event is set to give players tons of live items!

Live items are some of the most exciting unique cards in Ultimate Team, as they have a chance to get further upgrades. However, this will all depend on real-life stipulations.

So, if you are as excited as us, you will undoubtedly want to learn more about this new promo and everything you can expect. Let’s dive into the details!

Release Date & Time

The FC 24 Thunderstruck promo will kick off on Friday, November 24, 2023, at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT.

The in-game loading screen confirmed this. This means the event will begin in: .

We do not know the length of this promo or how many squads there will be; however, the first set of players will exit packs on Friday, December 1, 2023, at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT.


Thunderstruck items in FC 24 will get upgrades based on the real-life performance of their associated club. There are two types of items:

  1. Thunderstruck Players
  2. Thunderstruck ICONs

Although ICONs don’t have a specific club in Ultimate Team, they will be linked to the club they are most renowned for.

For example, Frank Lampard would receive upgrades based on Chelsea’s performance in the Premier League.

FC 24 Thunderstruck Item Design

How Do They Upgrade?

The Thunderstruck items will receive boosts if they meet the following criteria:

  • +1 Regular PlayStyle: The club wins 1 of their next 4 Domestic League Matches.
  • +1 IF Upgrade: The club wins 3 of their next 4 Domestic League Matches.

This information was confirmed when EA Sports accidentally updated the biography of ICON Thierry Henry. At the moment, we do not know if these same criteria apply to the regular Thunderstruck items.

Player Leaks

The following players have been leaked for the Thunderstruck promo in FC 24. These items come from the reliable FUT Sheriff and FUTPoliceLeaks:

  • ICONs
    • LW: Ronaldinho – FC Barcelona
    • ST: Thierry Henry – Arsenal
    • ST: Kenny Dalglish – Liverpool
    • CF: Johan Cruyff – Ajax
    • CF: Eric Cantona – Manchester United
    • CAM: Kaká- AC Milan
    • CF: Ferenc Puskás – Real Madrid
  • Players
    • ST: Marie Katoto (PSG Women & France)
    • ST: Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal & Brazil)
    • LW: Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid & Brazil)
    • RM: Juan Cuadrado (Inter & Colombia)
    • RW: Kadidiatou Diani (Olympique Lyon Women & France)
    • CM: Emre Can (Borussia Dortmund & Germany)
    • LW: Neymar (Al Hilal & Brazil)
    • CAM: Bernardo Silva (Man City & Portugal)
    • LB: Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich & Canada)
    • CB: Lukas Klostermann (RB Leipzig & Germany)
    • CB: Raphael Varane (Manchester United & France)
    • ST: Romelu Lukaku (Roma FC & Belgium)
    • CM: Joelinton (Newcastle & Brazil)
    • LB: Kieran Tierney (Real Sociedad & Scotland)
    • CB: Bremer (Juventus & Brazil)
    • LW: Ansu Fati (Brighton & Spain)
    • CB: Joe Gomez (Liverpool & England)
    • LW: Lauren Hemp (Man City Women & England)
    • CAM: Nabil Fekir (Real Betis & France)
    • RWB: Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer Leverkusen & the Netherlands)
    • CB: Samuel Umtiti (Lecce & France)
    • CF: Memphis Depay (Atletico Madrid & the Netherlands)
    • CM: Frenkie de Jong (FC Barcelona & the Netherlands)
    • CB: Cristian Romero (Tottenham Hotspur & Argentina)

At the moment, none of the regular player items have been leaked. Once we have more information, we will update this article.

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