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Which World Cup Starter Nation Should I Choose In FIFA 23 Ultimate Team?

The FIFA 23 Ultimate Team World Cup event is here and players have been asked to choose their starter nation!

The FIFA 23 World Cup event has given us limited-time items! You will be granted five of these items rated 84 or below from the nation you chose.

Picking your starter nation could prove a difficult choice but we have you covered if you have not yet decided!

Which FIFA 23 World Cup Starter Nation Should I Choose?

We recommend choosing Brazil or France as your FIFA 23 World Cup Starter Nation. This is because they have the most expensive players rated 84 or below. Brazil’s Starter Pack could include Eder Militao and Antony, whereas France’s could include Ferland Mendy, Raphael Varane, and Ousmane Dembele.

Although untradeable, these are players who could make great options for your Ultimate Team.

The following nations are also good options as they have the highest amount of players rated between 82-84:

  • Brazil
  • France
  • Argentina
  • England
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Portugal

If your nation has made it to the World Cup, picking your own country would be a great choice also!

Best Players To Pack in FIFA 23 World Cup Starter Nation Pack

Here are the five best players from each of the recommended nations you can pack:

Brazil

  • ST: Gabriel Jesus – 84 OVR
  • CB: Eder Militao – 84 OVR
  • RW: Raphinha – 84 OVR
  • CAM: Lucas Paqueta – 83 OVR
  • RW: Antony – 83 OVR
Brazil World Cup Players

France

  • RW: Ousmane Dembele – 84 OVR
  • CB: Raphael Varane – 84 OVR
  • RM: Moussa Diaby – 84 OVR
  • CB: Presnel Kimpembe – 84 OVR
  • LB: Ferland Mendy – 84 OVR
France World Cup Players

Argentina

  • ST: Angel Correa – 84 OVR
  • CB: Cristian Romero – 84 OVR
  • CAM: Alejandro Gomez – 84 OVR
  • GK: Emiliano Martinez – 84 OVR
  • RW: Angel Di Maria – 84 OVR
Argentina World Cup Players

England

  • CDM: Declan Rice – 84 OVR
  • CM: Jude Bellingham – 84 OVR
  • RWB: Reece James – 84 OVR
  • CB: John Stones – 84 OVR
  • CAM: Mason Mount – 84 OVR
England World Cup Players

Germany

  • CAM: Kai Havertz – 84 OVR
  • LM: Leroy Sane – 84 OVR
  • CB: Nico Schlotterbeck – 83 OVR
  • CM: Emre Can – 83 OVR
  • LWB: Robin Gosens – 83 OVR
Germany World Cup Players

Spain

  • CM: Mikel Merino – 84 OVR
  • CM: Marcos Llorente – 84 OVR
  • CM: Carlos Soler – 84 OVR
  • RB: Daniel Carvajal – 84 OVR
  • CB: Pau Torres – 84 OVR
Spain World Cup Players

Portugal

  • CM: Ruben Neves – 84 OVR
  • LW: Rafael Leao – 84 OVR
  • CF: Joao Felix – 84 OVR
  • RM: Otavio – 83 OVR
  • ST: Andre Silva – 83 OVR
Portugal WC Players

What Are World Cup Players in FIFA 23?

FIFA 23 Ultimate Team World Cup items are players from nations going to the 2022 World Cup with some of the ratings being different from their regular gold items. The World Cup players are only available for a limited time and will be removed from FIFA 23 on January 4, 2023.

These items are used to complete objectives for World Cup Swaps. They are also used to obtain End of World Cup event rewards!

You can learn more about these limited-time items in our FIFA 23 World Cup Schedule guide!

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