FIFA 23 Team of the Year: Voting Nominees Best XI Released Explained

Hello, soccer enthusiasts! Have you ever imagined creating the perfect soccer team with all your favorite players from different teams? Well, that's exactly what the FIFA Team of the Year (TOTY) is all about. It's like building a dream team that combines the best talent from all around the world. In this article, we're going to explore the exciting world of the FIFA 23 Team of the Year, learn about the nominees, understand the voting process, and even take a look back at the previous year's TOTY. So, let's kick off and dive into the fascinating world of soccer's ultimate dream team!

Ultimate FIFA 23 Team of the Year?

Imagine being the coach of the most incredible soccer team ever. You have the power to handpick the most outstanding players from different teams and put them together to form a super team. Well, that's exactly what FIFA does with the Team of the Year Ultimate! This virtual dream team is made up of the top-performing players who have showcased their skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship throughout the soccer season.

What is FIFA Team of the Year Ultimate?

Think of the FIFA Team of the Year Ultimate as a special gathering of soccer superheroes. Just like you might collect action figures or trading cards of your favorite players, FIFA creates a team where all these superstars come together. These players are selected based on their exceptional performances on the field – the ones who scored the most goals, made incredible saves, and left fans in awe with their impressive moves.

FIFA 23 Nominees Team of the Year Ultimate?

 FIFA 23 Team of the Year

Before the FIFA Team of the Year Ultimate is revealed, there's an important step known as the nominees. Nominees are like the top contenders for a big award. These are the players who have shined the brightest throughout the season and have left a mark on the soccer world. They've shown their dedication, skill, and passion for the game, making them stand out among their peers.

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 FIFA 23 TOTY Goalkeepers – Nominees

  • Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid and Belgium)
  • Gregor Kobel (Borussia Dortmund and Denmark)
  • Mike Maignan (AC Milan and France)
  • Alisson (Liverpool and Brazil)
  • Ederson (Manchester City and Brazil)
  • Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus and Poland)
  • Kevin Trapp (Frankfurt and Germany)
  • Yassine Bounou (Sevilla and Morocco)
  • Hugo Lloris (Tottenham and France)
  • Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa and Argentina)

FIFA 23 TOTY Defenders – Nominees

  • Marcos Acuna (Sevilla and Argentina)
  • Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil)
  • Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina and Italy)
  • Joao Cancelo (Manchester City and Portugal)
  • Jonathan Clauss (Marseille and France)
  • Thiago Silva (Chelsea and Brazil)
  • Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich and Canada)
  • Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer Leverkusen and Netherlands)
  • Eder Militao (Real Madrid and Brazil)
  • Ruben Dias (Manchester City and Portugal)
  • Grimaldo (Benfica and Spain)
  • Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain and Morocco)
  • Theo Hernandez (AC Milan and France)
  • Reece James (Chelsea and England)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly (Chelsea and Senegal)
  • Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica and Argentina)
  • Gleison Bremer (Juventus and Brazil)
  • Niklas Sule (Borussia Dortmund and Germany)
  • Fikayo Tomori (AC Milan and England)
  • Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United and England)
  • Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool and Netherlands)
  • Josko Gvardiol (RB Leipzig and Croatia)
  • Jules Kounde (Barcelona and France)
  • Cristian Romero (Tottenham and Argentina)
  • Dayot Upamecano (Bayern Munich and France)

FIFA 23 TOTY Midfielders – Nominees

  • Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan and Italy)
  • Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund and Germany)
  • Steven Berghuis (Ajax and Netherlands)
  • Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan and Croatia)
  • Bernardo Silva (Manchester City and Portugal)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City and Belgium)
  • Moussa Diaby (Bayer Leverkusen and France)
  • Nabil Fekir (Real Betis and France)
  • Seko Fofana (Lens and Cote d’Ivoire)
  • Pedri (Barcelona and Spain)
  • Vincenzo Grifo (Freibirg and Italy)
  • Rodri (Manchester City and Spain)
  • Daichi Kamada (Frankfurt and Japan)
  • Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich and Germany)
  • Filip Kostic (Juventus and Serbia)
  • Toni Kroos (Real Madrid and Germany)
  • Merino (Real Sociedad and Spain)
  • Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio and Serbia)
  • Luka Modric (Real Madrid and Croatia)
  • Martin Odegaard (Arsenal and Norway)
  • Parejo (Villarreal and Spain)
  • Lorenzo Pellegrini (AS Roma and Italy)
  • Declan Rice (West Ham United; nationality: England)
  • Bukayo Saka (Arsenal and England)
  • Aurelien Tchouameni (Real Madrid and France)
  • Sandro Tonali (AC Milan and Italy)
  • Federico Valverde (Real Madrid and Uruguay)
  • Casemiro (Manchester United and Brazil)
  • Sofyan Amrabat (Fiorentina and Morocco)
  • Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United and Portugal)
  • Ritsu Doan (Freiburg and Japan)
  • Enzo Fernandez (Benfica and Argentina)
  • Ivan Perisic (Tottenham and Croatia)
  • Adrian Rabiot (Juventus and France)

FIFA 23 TOTY Attackers – Nominees

  • Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo and Spain)
  • Wissam Ben Yedder, AS, of France and Monaco
  • Karim Benzema (Real Madrid and France)
  • Rafael Leao (AC Milan and Portugal)
  • Neymar Jr. (Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil)
  • Vinicius Jr. (Real Madrid and Brazil)
  • Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona and France)
  • Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid and Portugal)
  • Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal and Brazil)
  • Phil Foden (Manchester City and England)
  • Cody Gakpo (Liverpool and Netherlands)
  • Erling Haaland (Manchester City and Norway)
  • Borja Iglesias (Real Betis and Spain)
  • Ciro Immobile (Lazio and Italy)
  • Harry Kane (Tottenham and England)
  • Randal Kolo Muani (Frankfurt and France)
  • Dejan Kulusevski (Tottenham and Sweden)
  • Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona and Poland)
  • Sadio Mane (Bayern Munich and Senegal)
  • Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan and Argentina)
  • Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain and France)
  • Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain and Argentina)
  • Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig and France)
  • Darwin Nunez (Liverpool and Uruguay)
  • Victor Osimhen (Napoli and Nigeria)
  • Mohammed Salah (Liverpool and Egypt)
  • Heung-Min Son (Tottenham and South Korea)
  • Martin Terrier (Rennes and France)
  • Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus and Serbia)
  • Olivier Giroud (AC Milan and France)
  • Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid and France)

The FIFA Ultimate Team of the Year Voting Process?

Guess what? FIFA opens up a voting process that allows fans like you to have a say in who makes it into the Team of the Year. It's like being a soccer expert and getting to decide which players deserve a spot on the ultimate dream team. Fans from all around the globe cast their votes for their favorite nominees. The players who receive the most votes from fans get the incredible honor of being a part of the prestigious Team of the Year.

When is the Launch of FIFA Ultimate Team of the Year?

The excitement for the FIFA Team of the Year usually kicks off at the beginning of the year. FIFA announces the list of nominees, and then it's time for fans to start voting. It's like a countdown to reveal the ultimate dream team that soccer enthusiasts have been waiting for. Once all the votes are in and counted, the final Team of the Year is unveiled. It's a thrilling moment that captures the attention of soccer fans worldwide.

What Team Won FIFA 22's Team of the Year Award?

Let's take a little trip down memory lane to the previous year, FIFA 22. The Team of the Year was a star-studded lineup that included some of the biggest names in the soccer world. Players like Lionel Messi, renowned for his extraordinary dribbling skills; Cristiano Ronaldo, a master of scoring goals; and Robert Lewandowski, a phenomenal striker, were all part of the dream team. These players showcased their remarkable talents and left an indelible mark on the field.


In the world of soccer, the FIFA Team of the Year Ultimate is like a celebration of excellence. It's a way to honor the players who have given their all and inspired fans with their remarkable performances. By participating in the voting process, fans become a part of this exciting journey and contribute to shaping the ultimate dream team. So, whether you're a fan of breathtaking goals, incredible saves, or simply the beautiful game of soccer, the FIFA 23 Team of the Year is a showcase of the best talent the world has to offer. Get ready to cast your votes, celebrate your favorite players, and be a part of soccer history as the ultimate dream team comes to life!


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