FIFA 21 Headliners event and players is available in FUT from 1st of January 2021.
FUT Headliners are player cards what dynamically updates in a unique way, a special FUT card for the players who are on an exceptional run of form during the season so far.
At the launch of FUT Headliners event, each Headliners player item type is released at one in-form upgrade higher than their latest qualifying performance based in-form (TOTW, MOTM, Hero, Record Breaker or Team of the Group Stage item). Each time the FUT Headliners player earns a subsequent qualifying performance based in-form, their Headliners player item type will dynamically increase to always be one in-form upgrade higher. A such, The FUT Headliner upgrade will always stay one in-form ahead of the most recent qualifying performance based in-form throughout the remainder of the season.
The complete list of FIFA 21 Headliners is available here.
Release date: 1st of January
- CAM: Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes (91) - Manchester United
- CB: Fábio Henrique Tavares (88) - Liverpool
- ST: Wilfried Zaha (87) - Crystal Palace
- ST: Wissam Ben Yedder (87) - AS Monaco Football Club SA
- CF: João Félix Sequeira (86) - Atlético Madrid
- GK: Lukáš Hrádecký (86) - Bayer 04 Leverkusen
- CF: Henrikh Mkhitaryan (86) - 1. FC Heidenheim 1846
- LM: Jonathan Bamba (86) - LOSC Lille
- CB: Martin Hinteregger (85) - Eintracht Frankfurt
- CAM: Matheus Santos Carneiro Da Cunha (84) - Hertha BSC
- LB: Jordan Amavi (84) - Olympique de Marseille
Release date: 8th of January
- CF: Karim Benzema (92) - Real Madrid
- ST: Erling Braut Haaland (89) - Borussia Dortmund
- LM: Heung Min Son (89) - Tottenham Hotspur
- LB: Theo Hernández (87) - Milan
- CM: Leon Goretzka (87) - FC Bayern München
- RW: Riyad Mahrez (87) - Manchester City
- RW: Hirving Lozano (87) - Napoli
- CB: Diego Carlos Santos Silva (86) - Sevilla FC
- ST: Danny Ings (85) - Southampton
- CB: Dayot Upamecano (84) - RB Leipzig
- LW: Karl Toko-Ekambi (84) - Olympique Lyonnais
- CM: Rafael Alcântara (84) - Paris Saint-Germain
Squad Building Challenges (SBC)
Below is the list of Squad Building Challenges for Headliners event:
|82+ Defender Upgrade||2021-01-18|
|82+ Midfielder Upgrade||2021-01-18|
|82+ Attacker Upgrade||2021-01-18|
|82 - 88 Upgrade||2021-01-20|
|80+ Player Pick||2021-01-20|
|84+ Rare Player Pick||2021-01-15|
Who qualifies to be a FUT Headliner?
Headliners are a curated selection of players who are on an exceptional run of form through the season so far. In addition, to qualify for selection as a FUT 21 Headliner, the player must have had at least one performance based in-form this season and must not have an existing dynamic item, TOTY item or a base item rated 90 or above in FUT 21.
Are FUT Headliners dynamic items?
FUT Headliners are dynamic items that get automatically upgraded if the player earns a qualified in-form during the remainder of the current season.
How are FUT Headliners dynamic items upgraded?
The FUT Headliner upgrade will always stay one in-form ahead of the most recent qualifying performance based in-form. For example, Marco Reus has a latest TOTW In-Form rated 87, therefore his FUT 21 Headliner item is rated 88. If he gets another TOTW in-form, that second TOTW item will be rated 88 and his FUT 21 Headliner item will accordingly move to 89.
When do FUT 21 Headliner Items get updated?
A FIFA 21 Ultimate Team Headliner item will be upgraded when they earn a qualifying performance based in-form: TOTW (until the end of the 2020-21 season), MOTM, Hero, Record Breaker and Team Of The Tournament selection.
How long will a FUT 21 Headliner player take to get updated in-game?
Dynamic Player Items can take a few hours to update in-game after the applicable in-form is live in packs.
What happens if a player’s in-form item is in a different position to their FUT Headliner item?
A: The player’s position on his FUT 21 Headliner item type will not change.
Will the FUT 21 Headliner’s Action Shot change if they get an upgrade
FIFA 21 Headliner items will retain the Action Shot they are initially released with even if they get subsequent upgrades.