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FUT 17 TOTW 27, finally featuring Lionel Messi

IT HAS COME!

FC Barcelona v Valencia CF - La Liga Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

EA Sports have revealed their 27th Team of the Week for FIFA 17. They’ve finally done it. They’ve given Lionel Messi his first in-form card of this game’s cycle. The best player in the world and possibly of all-time does have a Team of the Group Stage card and a Team of the Year card, but amazingly in late March, he’s just now getting his first in-form card.

This team is absolutely stacked, something our predictions extraordinaire thought might happen with FUT’s birthday extravaganza possibly happening this week. Along with the GOAT himself you also have 90-rated Kevin De Bruyne, 89-rated Romelu Lukaku, and 86-rated Juan Cuadrado. What a team!

Maybe EA doesn’t hate Messi? I mean they mentioned him in their announcement tweet? Right? Oh...

Starting XI

  • GK: Roman Bürki - Borussia Dortmund (Germany) - Switzerland
  • CB: Diego Godín - Atlético de Madrid (Spain) - Uruguay
  • LB: Domenico Criscito - Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia) - Italy
  • LB: Sead Kolašinac - FC Schalke 04 (Germany) - Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • CM: Kevin De Bruyne - Manchester City (England) - Belgium
  • CAM: Javier Pastore -Paris Saint-Germain (France) - Argentina
  • RM: Juan Cuadrado - Juventus (Italy) - Colombia
  • CDM: Casemiro - Real Madrid (Spain) - Brazil
  • ST: Romelu Lukaku - Everton (England) - Belgium
  • ST: Anthony Modeste - 1. FC Köln (Germany) - France
  • RW: Lionel Messi - FC Barcelona (Spain) - Argentina

Substitutes

  • GK: Tom Heaton - Burnley (England) - England
  • RB: Craig Dawson - West Bromwich Albion (England) - England
  • CM: Zlatko Junuzović - Werder Bremen (Germany) - Austria
  • ST: Alejandro Gómez - Atalanta (Italy) - Argentina
  • ST: Diego Rolán - Girondins de Bordeaux (France) - Uruguay
  • ST: Lasse Vibe- Brentford (England) - Denmark
  • LW: Lorenzo Insigne - Napoli (Italy) - Italy

Reserves

  • RWB: Filipe Morais - Bolton Wanderers (England) - Portugal
  • CAM: Barry McNamee - Derry City (Republic of Ireland) - Republic of Ireland
  • ST: Adem Büyük - Kasımpaşa (Turkey) - Turkey
  • ST: Ignacio Scocco - Newell's Old Boys (Argentina) -Argentina
  • ST: Kylian Mbappe Lottin - AS Monaco (France) - France