FIFA 23 World Cup Phenoms players revealed: Bellingham, Pedri, Camavinga, more

Luca Di Marzo
World Cup Phenoms FIFA 23

The current FIFA 23 promo called World Cup Phenoms is showcasing the best young talent in football who participated in this year’s iconic tournament in Qatar.

World Cup content will continue to hit FIFA 23’s Ultimate Team as the tournament rages on in Qatar. FUT fans received a ton of new promos including World Cup Icons and Path to Glory players who have upgrades that you can track.

The focus has shifted to football’s young talent as World Cup Phenoms will look to highlight the World Cup’s best and brightest who have their whole career ahead of them.

Here’s everything you need to know about the World Cup Phenoms Ultimate Team promo in FIFA 23.

FIFA 23 World Cup Phenoms release date

Thanks to a FIFA 23 loading screen, EA confirmed that World Cup Phenoms started on December 9 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT.

World Cup Phenoms will be a one-week promo, with a mini-release slated for December 11. With the World Cup Team of the Tournament promo rumored for December 16, Phenoms will only last one week.

What is World Cup Phenoms in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team?

As the name would suggest, World Cup Phenoms is set to highlight the best young players at the 2022 World Cup. Each of the players was featured in a Future Stars promo of the past.

“The FIFA World Cup™ Phenoms are former Future Stars who have realised their dreams in record time, ascending to the world’s stage to make their FIFA World Cup™ debuts. The campaign celebrates the player that each Phenom is becoming as they rise from breakthrough prodigy to bonafide world-beater.”

As with any Ultimate Team promo, a major boost in stats for the featured players arrived as well.

FIFA 23 World Cup Phenoms players

A plethora of young talent has already made their mark on the 2022 World Cup throughout the tournament, so EA had a wonderful array of players to choose from. In fact don’t be surprised to see some young talent omitted in WC Phenoms, only to appear in the WC TOTT.

These are the players featured in the World Cup Phenoms FIFA 23 promo:

  • Thilo Kehrer – Germany
  • Daniel James – Wales
  • Mikkel Damsgaard – Denmark
  • Jules Kounde – France
  • Jude Bellingham – England
  • Pedri – Spain
  • Lautaro Martinez – Argentina
  • Giovanni Reyna – USA
  • Bukayo Saka – Argentina
  • Eduardo Camavinga– France
  • Takefusa Kubo – Japan
  • Matteo Guendouzi – France
  • Jeremie Frimpong – Netherlands – SBC
  • Achraf HakimiMorocco
  • Eder MilitaoBrazil
  • Rafael Leao – Portugal
  • Jonathan David – Canada – Objective

If one of your favorite players didn’t make it into World Cup Phenoms, don’t worry, there’s every chance they could feature in the Team of the Tournament at the end of the season.

For more, check out everything you need to know about FIFA 23 Winter Wildcards or our OTW upgrade tracker.

Image Credit: EA Sports

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