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All FIFA 23 World Cup FUT Heroes & How to Claim Pre-Order Bonus

Players who pre-ordered FIFA 23 before a certain date are eligible to receive a one-time World Cup FUT Heroes player.

FUT Heroes are some of the best players in their position and make it incredibly easy to fit them into your squad thanks to their Chemistry Links.

This year, EA introduced World Cup FUT Heroes and included them as a pre-order bonus to incentivize players to pre-order the game early.

Here is how to see if you are eligible for a FIFA 23 World Cup FUT Hero and how to claim it.

How to Claim FIFA 23 World Cup FUT Heroes Pre-Order Bonus

To claim your World Cup FUT Hero pre-order bonus, you simply need to log in to Ultimate Team on Friday, November 11th. The exact time will be specified soon, but it is expected to be at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT.

To receive this, you must have pre-ordered FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition before August 21, 2022.

The World Cup FUT Hero Pre-Order has been released and will be in the Store when you log in if you are eligible to receive it.

Anyone who pre-ordered after this date will not be eligible for the World Cup FUT Hero pre-order bonus.

You can see all the details on every FIFA 23 edition here.

Although the FUT World Cup Hero Promo Team 1 is currently active, the pool for the World Cup FUT Hero Pre-Order Bonus includes all 21 World Cup FUT Hero.

FUT World Cup Heroes Team 1 Players & How to Obtain

FUT World Cup Heroes Team 1 Promo is currently out of packs and can only be purchased from the Transfer Market. It has 14 players, including:

  • Rudi Völler – 91
  • Diego Forlán – 91
  • Lúcio – 90
  • Jean-Pierre Papin – 90
  • Ricardo Carvalho -89
  • Yaya Touré – 89
  • Javier Mascherano – 89
  • Harry Kewell – 88
  • Dirk Kuyt – 88
  • Saeed Al Owairan – 88
  • Ljunberg – 88
  • Jorge Campos – 88
  • Park Ji Sung – 87
  • Peter Crouch – 86
FUT World Cup Heroes Team 1

FUT World Cup Heroes Team 2 End Date & Players

The FUT World Cup Heroes Team 2 Promo will start on November 25, 2022, at 10 AM PST/6 PM UTC, and it will feature the following players:

  • Rafael Márquez – 89
  • Jay-Jay Okocha -89
  • Tomas Brolin – 89
  • Landon Donavon – 88
  • Hidetoshi Nakata – 88
  • Claudio Marchisio – 88
  • Joan Capdevila – 88
  • Sidney Govou – 87
  • Włodzimierz Smolarek – 88
  • Sami Al-Jaber – 87
  • Clint Dempsey – 86
  • Tim Cahill – 88
  • Joe Cole – 88
  • Jürgen Kohler – 90
World CUp heroes Team 2

Who Are The World Cup FUT Heroes?

There are 21 FUT Heroes that will be getting a World Cup Heroes version in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

These will be the players you’ll be able to obtain from your World Cup FUT Heroes pre-order bonus.

FUT HeroOverallCountryLeague
Landon Donavon88U.S.A.MLS
Ricardo Carvalho89PortugalBarclay's Premier League
Claudio Marchisio88ItalySerie A TIM
Yaya Touré89Ivory CoastPremier League
Park Ji-Sung87South KoreaPremier League
Diego Forlán91UruguayLa Liga Santander
Lúcio90BrazilBundesliga
Rafael Márquez89MexicoLa Liga Santander
Javier Mascherano89ArgentinaPremier League
Peter Crouch86EnglandPremier League
Dirk Kuyt88NetherlandsPremier League
Harry Kewell88AustraliaPremier League
Jean-Pierre Papin90FranceLigue 1
Sidney Govou87FranceLigue 1
Tomas Brolin89SwitzerlandSerie A TIM
Rudi Völler91GermanySerie A TIM
Hidetoshi Nakata88JapanSerie A TIM
Jay-Jay Okocha89NigeriaLigue 1
Joan Capdevila88SpainLa Liga Santander
Włodzimierz Smolarek88PolandEredivisie
Saeed Al Owairan88Saudi ArabiaPro League

You can see a complete breakdown of every FUT World Cup Hero and FUT Hero here.

FIFA 23 World CUP FUT Heroes

How to Obtain Free World Cup Hero Pre-Order Bonus

PC players that sign up for EA Play Pro can get a bonus that gifts them a World Cup FUT Hero Pre-Order Pack alongside an Ones-To-Watch Pack and TOTW Pack.

These are all packs there were only given to players who pre-ordered.

To do this, you’ll need to sign up for EA Play Pro. Once signed up you will see all three packs in the store ready for you to open!

Will FUT Heroes Get Upgraded?

No, any current FUT Hero in your squad will not get upgraded to their World Cup FUT Heroes version.

World Cup FUT Heroes function more like Base/Mid/Moments Icon players, where each version is a separate player card.

How Do World Cup FUT Heroes Work?

World Cup FUT Heroes will always get full Chemistry Points. They will give one point toward their Nation’s Threshold, but they will give two points toward their League’s Threshold.

This is a great way to build chemistry since FUT Heroes basically function as two players for their league while only taking one spot in your starting 11.

It’s important to understand the new Chemistry Threshold system in FIFA 23 to build your squad properly.

Every Hero That Will Not Have a World Cup FUT Heroes Version

Unfortunately, not every FUT Hero will receive a World Cup FUT Heroes version. This includes any returning FUT Hero.

  • Mario Gomez
  • Diego Milito
  • Fernando Morientes
  • Robbie Keane
  • Abedi Pele
  • Lars Ricken
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  • Antonio Di Natale
  • Iván Córdoba
  • Jerzy Dudek
  • Aleksandr Mostovoi
  • David Ginola

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