FUT Future Stars Team 1 Released: With Steven Bergwijn and Harvey Barnes

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There are some fantastic players in the first Future Stars team! (Credit: EA Sports)

The first FUT 21 Future Stars Team is here. Eleven young talents with great potential enter the FIFA 21 Ultimate Team mode in the first week. Among them: two Premier League players Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspurs), and Harvey Barnes (Leicester City).

Future Stars Team 1 is the starting signal for the new FUT promo event. Over the next two weeks, everything will revolve around up-and-coming soccer talents. The first team also features two Premier League players in Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspurs), and Harvey Barnes (Leicester City).

February 10 Update

Future Stars Academy players in Team 2

On the official website of the event, EA Sports revealed that the coveted Future Stars Academy players will appear in the second week of the promo. It states:

Starting from the second week of Future Stars, grow your own talent and upgrade select Future Stars by completing FUT Future Stars Academy Objectives. FUT Future Star Academy players will have dedicated objectives that you can work through to earn four versions of their Future Star item, simulating that player's progression towards their peak.

There will be a total of four versions of the Academy players, reflecting the rise of the U23 talents to the top of the world. However, it is currently unclear which cards we can expect, but the Academy cards already offered a lot of potential in FIFA 20.

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Academy players can be upgraded by completing tasks. (Credit: EA Sports)

February 8 Update

FUT Future Stars Team 1 is here

On Friday, EA Sports released the first FUT Future Stars Team, which features some really strong cards. Team 2 will follow, one week later, on February 12. Until then, however, we can probably expect some first-class SBCs.

Future Stars Team 1 at a Glance

  • CAM: Giovanni Reyna (Borussia Dortmund) – 91 OVR
  • CM: Eduardo Camavinga (FC Stade Rennes) – 91 OVR
  • LM: Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspurs) – 89 OVR
  • CAM: Harvey Barnes (Leicester City) – 88 OVR
  • RW: Dejan Kulusevski (Piemonte Calcio) – 88 OVR
  • RB: Sergino Dest (FC Barcelona) – 88 OVR
  • LM: Dominik Szoboszlai (RB Leipzig) – 88 OVR
  • RB: Reece James (FC Chelsea London) – 87 OVR
  • GK: Andriy Lunin (Real Madrid) – 87 OVR
  • ST: Alexander Isak (Real Sociedad San Sebastián) – 86 OVR
  • LB: Diogo Dalot (AC Milan) – 85 OVR


  • CM/CDM: Bruno Guimarães (Olympique Lyon) - 87 OVR
  • ST: Rhian Brewster (Sheffield United) - 86 OVR


  • So far zero

EarlyGame Tip: Don't be fooled by the overall value of the cards! Reece James, for example, instantly makes it into the top three right-backs in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team. Camavinga, Bergwijn, Dest and Isak are also extremely strong. There are several highlights in Future Stars Team 1.

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Future Stars Team 1 at a glance. (Credit: EA Sports)

Future Stars Teaser - 3 Players Revealed

In the next two weeks, FIFA 21 Ultimate Team is all about upcoming talents in the world of football: The FUT 21 Future Stars are coming. The new loading screen teases the first three players, who could be meant?

What are the FUT Future Stars?

The Future Stars promo event is all about young talents who in a few years could outperform the GOATs like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or Robert Lewandowski.

As part of the event, you can expect greatly improved cards from some of the youngsters who have already proven themselves on the pitch. The biggest talents in the world of soccer will be given huge value boosts in Future Stars, reflecting their world-class potential.

28 players, split between two teams, awaited us last year.

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The Future Stars in FIFA 20 had it all. We can expect similarly strong cards this time as well. (Credit: EA Sports)

Future Stars Release: When does the event start?

The Future Stars event already kicked off on February 5. Presumably, the new promo will extend over two weeks again. Future Stars Team 2 should then follow a week later, on February 12.

Future Stars Prediction: Which players are included?

In FIFA 20, Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), or Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan) were among the players who could look forward to Future Stars cards beyond 90 OVR. All three of them are also among the strongest players in FIFA 21.

Once again, the FUT Future Stars should include some absolute end-game cards that will be found in many teams over the coming months. Which players will be included? For a player to make it into the Future Stars, he must be under 23 years old and have shown "great potential" in real-world soccer. Usually, players from the top clubs in Europe can be found in the teams.

Our FIFA 21 Future Stars Prediction

Here are 14 players who are eligible for the FUT Future Stars in FIFA 21 for us:

  • LM: Ansu Fati (FC Barcelona) – 92 OVR
  • CB: Ruben Diaz (Manchester City) – 91 OVR
  • RW: Dejan Kulusevski (Piemonte Calcio) – 91 OVR
  • RM: Ferrán Torres (Manchester City) – 90 OVR
  • RM: Takefusa Kubo (FC Getafe) – 90 OVR
  • LM: Giovanni Reyna (Borussia Dortmund) – 89 OVR
  • LM: Bukayo Saka (FC Arsenal) – 89 OVR
  • CB: Edmond Tapsoba (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) – 89 OVR
  • LM: Pedri (FC Barcelona) – 88 OVR
  • CAM: Dominik Szoboszlai (RB Leipzig) – 88 OVR
  • RM: Reece James (FC Chelsea) – 87 OVR
  • CM: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund) – 87 OVR
  • RW: Anthony (Ajax Amsterdam) – 86 OVR
  • CM: Curtis Jones (FC Liverpool) – 86 OVR

Some of these players have already made it into team one and we're eager to find out more about Team 2 on February 12.

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Ansu Fati is almost considered set for the Future Stars. (Credit: EA Sports)

Future Stars Academy: Will there be Upgrade Objective players again?

Last year, upgradeable Objective players made their debut as part of Future Stars. For example, Norway's Martin Ødegaard started with an 80 card and then upgraded by completing certain tasks.

At the highest version, the winger got a whopping 87 OVR. Manchester United's Daniel James was also equipped with such a Future Stars Academy card. Whether these Upgrade Objective players will be available again this time remains to be seen.

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Are the Future Stars Academy players making a comeback? (Credit: EA Sports)

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Original article by EarlyGame's Phillip Briel.