FIFA 23: Lionel Messi Flashback SBC, The Best SBC Of The Year?

Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, Neymar Jr. and now Lionel Messi: The Flashback SBC series of football superstars continues! We show you everything about the new Messi Flashback SBC in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

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Is the Lionel Messi Flashback SBC the best Squad Building Challenge in FIFA 23? | © EG / EA

Messi is one of the greatest footballers of all time and EA celebrates the Argentinian with a Flashback SBC in FIFA 23. This card looks really nice and could actually be the best SBC in FIFA 23, if the price is right.

You remember Benzema Flashback in FIFA 22, that guy tore everything apart. It will be exactly the same with Messi. Compared to the gold card, Messi Flashback is playable because he has Messi's body type at 90 pace.

We show you, if the SBC is worth it. You should also be prepared for a great Black Friday in FIFA 23, here you can find all the info about the events and the new RTTWC cards!

Messi Flashback SBC In FIFA 23

Messi's 91 gold card costs 69k by the way. Yup. November. That is so absurd. Things look different with the SBC. It's significantly more expensive.

Let's put it this way: If you have to buy all the cards for the SBC and have to spend over 300k... then we would advise against spending all your coins on him. The more players you already have, the better.

FIFA 23 Black Friday Messi SBC

The Flashback SBC celebrates Messi in his younger years at FC Barcelona. Compared to his gold card, the young Messi naturally has more speed, but less shooting and passing. The Flashback definitely fits better into the FIFA 23 meta.

Lionel Messi Gold (91 OVR)
Lionel Messi Flashback (87 OVR)
Pace8190
Shooting8981
Passing9086
Dribbling9491
Defending3435
Physical6463
Price67.000 Coins-

With those stats, you just have to use a Hunter chemistry style and Messi will be insane to play. Hopefully he has as many traits as the gold card.

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