(Redwood City, Calif.) – January 6, 2022 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) will be unveiling the nominees for the EA SPORTS FIFA 2021 Team Of The Year starting this Friday January 7, 2022 at 8 AM PST/11 AM EST.

EA SPORTS FIFA’s Team Of The Year invites fans to ‘Back the Best’ and cast their vote for their favourite players and form their ultimate starting XI from a list of 80 nominees who had the biggest impact in world football in 2021. Last year’s Team of The Year garnered over 10 million fan votes to decide who made the final XI – the definitive list of the world’s best.

Nominees will be announced on all EA SPORTS FIFA social media channels including TwitterInstagram, and Facebook. The nominee reveal schedule is as follows: 

Friday, January 7, 2022 at 8:00 AM PST/ 11:00 AM EST – Attacker Nominees

Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 8:00 AM PST/ 11:00 AM EST – Midfielder Nominees

Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 8:00 AM PST/ 11:00 AM EST – Defender & Goalkeeper Nominees

Fans will be able to select and share their starting XI for the 2021 Team of The Year during the voting period which begins on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 08:00 AM PST and runs until January 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST. 

Real world football stats for all nominees, powered by Stats Perform, will be made available here.

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In fiscal year 2021, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $5.6 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™, Plants vs. Zombies™ and F1™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.

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