EA Sports and FIFA have announced the Fifa Ultimate Team ‘Team of the Year’ 2020! The lineup is refreshing and star-studded, from old faces to junior ballers the team of the year would definitely take the world by storm. They aren’t just the best players, however. some of the top dogs are seen off the pitch in the swaggiest and freshest style!
Check Out The Gallery Above To See The ‘Team of the Year’ In Some Of Their Best Looks!
The team is made up of a surprising 45% Liverpool players. Alisson Becker, Virgil van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andrew Robertson and Sadio Mané fill the bulk of FIFA’s ‘TOTY’.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappé, Chelsea’s N’Golo Kanté, Juventus’ Matthijs de Ligt, Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong and of course Lionel Messi are the final six to complete the 2020 ‘Team of the Year’.
The Best Players With The Best Swag
Earning the title of being part of the team of the year is no small feat, but these players aren’t just the best ballers, they’re some of the most fashionable names in soccer too!
Shot Stopping Alisson’s Show Stopping Style
In the goalkeeper position of ‘TOTY’, Liverpool’s Alisson Becker may be one of the top goalies in the EPL, but he isn’t always between the posts.
While attending 2019’s Ballon d’Or ceremony, Alisson came out in a crisp Dolce and Gabbana suit, photographed alongside wife Natália Loewe, the couple look ready for any red carpet appearance!
Van Dijk Freezes Time With Fresh Kicks!
Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk stuns the crowd at Anfield and away. As an official ambassador of Nike, van Dijk can get his hands on some of the sickest sneakers in the world!
Photographed for British store JD Sports, van Dijk is rocking a dope pair of Nike Air Max 270 Reacts in a colourful ‘Bauhaus’ colour way. Pairing his stylish sneakers with a simple pair of black shorts and a hoodie. Van Dijk definitely froze time with his fashion sense!
Alexander-Arnold’s Alpha Industries Jacket!
21-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold has scored two goals in his Premier League season so far. On the pitch and off the pitch, the young player is making a name for himself!
Check Out Alexander-Arnolds Alpha Industries Jacket In The Gallery Above!
Photographed against a colourful brick wall, Alexander-Arnold rocked an Alpha Industries Bomber jacket. Alpha Industries are the kings of bomber jackets, having started producing jackets, jumpsuits and more for the US Army in the 1950’s. Today the Top Gun style is the height of street fashion and Alexander-Arnold knows what he’s doing!
Robertson Rocks British Street Style
Scottish born Andrew Robertson has spent his entire career in the UK and he has definitely embraced Britain's distinct street style!
Photographed swaggering down a rainy Liverpool Street, Robertson is clad head-to-toe in Nike. Rocking a crisp white pair of Air Force 1’s, the left-back pairs his white kicks with an all black Nike tracksuit. The look is cozy and clean, perfect for Britain’s cold climate!
De Ligt Embraces His Italian Team With Italian Style
Dutch Defender Matthjis De Ligt is embracing his position alongside soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus. He isn’t just taking pointers on the pitch however, the 20-year-old cleans up off the pitch and looks good for it too!
Spending Christmas with his model girlfriend AnneKee Molenaar, De Ligt dressed up in a stylish two-piece dark navy suit. Celebrating the festive season, the happy couple looked formal and fashionable.
De Bruyne’s Hypebeast Hoodie!
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne earned a spot in the FIFA team of the year. The Belgian player has made a name for himself at Man City over the last few years and he knows how to invest in some of the coolest clothes!
While attending the NBA’s international tour to the 02 Arena in London, De Bruyne was photographed wearing some of the sickest style around! His hoodie may look understated, with just a simple print on the chest, but it is from American designer label Heron Preston and has a price tag of R6k! The pricey style doesn’t stop there however, on the midfielder’s feet are a pair of “Off-White” Nike Air Max 97’s, these highly coveted sneakers are worth as much as R43k! A pricey pair of kicks for a day out at the basketball.
Kanté Get Enough Of That Swag!
N’Golo Kanté uses the pitch like his playground, the French-born player is a signature piece of Chelsea’s team this season. Choosing to spend his effort on the pitch rather than in the limelight, Kanté isn’t the flashiest player out there, but he definitely isn’t without good style!
As an ambassador for sportswear giants adidas, Kanté has the freshest fashion on tap! In a recent Instagram post on the players official page, Kanté represented his sponsor. Wearing a stylish adidas jacket with black body, white sleeves and pink under-arms, the top definitely compliments the players charming smile.
Dapper Dutch De Jong
As one of only two Barcelona players to feature in the ‘Team of the Year’, 22 year-old Dutch national Frenkie de Jong has big boots to fill standing beside Lionel Messi! At this years Ballon d’Or, de Jong didn’t let his star-studded side down.
Check Out The Team Of The Year’s Best Looks In The Gallery Above!
Wearing a stylish and classic black tuxedo, the player is photographed with his arm around girlfriend Mikky Kiemeney. With a huge smile on his face, you can see De Jong was excited to be attending the 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony.
Clean Or Messi?
Soccer superstar Lionel Messi has unsurprisingly been given a well-deserved placed in the ‘Team of the Year’! As the winner of the 2019 Ballon d’Or, Messi hasn’t lost his touch over his last 15 years at Barcelona! Different from his competition counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi is understated when it comes to fashion, but that doesn’t mean the mastermind can’t dress.
Stepping out in an official appearance for his sponsor adidas, Messi kept it cool and casual, rocking an all grey adidas tracksuit with the brands iconic logo on the front of his hoodie. Money doesn’t mean everything and Messi doesn’t let anything get in the way of being comfortable, his stylish tracksuit is a testament to that fact!
Mbappé’s Kylian It!
It’s no surprise that Paris Saint-Germain idol Kylian Mbappé has made it into the ‘Team of the Year’. The 21-year-old World Cup Winner is debatably one of the best players in the world right now and his skill definitely doesn’t go unacknowledged. No stranger to fashion, Mbappé is always spotted in the freshest fashion!
In a recent post from the player’s official Instagram account, Mbappé looked unbelievably fresh and stylish! Wearing a winter ready knitted cardigan, white beanie, glasses and a fire white Hublot watch on his wrist, the star didn’t stop there! Kicking back in the freshest kicks, Mbappé wore a pair of the recently released Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro “Fearless UNC Chicago”. These sneakers are a modern mash-up of two iconic Jordan 1 colourway’s, the blue UNC and red Chicago colourway combine to create a covetable pair of high-tops! Fetching prices as high as R6k just two months after being released, these shoes are some of the coolest kicks to rock right now!
This Mané Looks Fresh
The final formidable part of FIFA’s ‘Team of the Year’ is Liverpool superstar Sadio Mané. The Senegalese forward has had a stunning season so far and he shows no sign of slowing down. Always focussed on his craft, Mané doesn’t take too much time out of his schedule to show off his style, but when he does, he does it well!
Photographed greeting friends, the player is wearing a simple white t-shirt from luxury brand Balmain. Despite looking understated this t-shirt is worth an incredible R6.5k! Even the most simple closet fillers are the height of luxury for a player like Mané!
Check Out The Gallery To See Mané’s Pricey T-Shirt!
FIFA Ultimate Team have announced their Team of the Year and there’s no denying it’s a star-studded selection of 2019’s best and most promising players!
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Did You Know?
Cristiano Ronaldo has the highest number of appearances in the Team of The Year. With 14 appearances between 2004 and 2019!