The first FUT Man of the Match item for FIFA 23 has been awarded to Edin Dzeko after his stellar showing against AC Milan in at EA Sports Super Cup.
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MOTM items have finally arrived on FIFA Ultimate Team 23, as Edin Dzeko becomes the first player awarded for the season.
The veteran marksman assisted and scored a sublime goal as Inter overcame bitter rivals AC Milan in a 3-0 win at the EA Sports Super Cup in Saudi Arabia.
The return of MOTM items will be warmly received by the FIFA community, as they've enjoyed this promo since FUT 12!
Edin Dzeko MOTM item
To quickly explain MOTM cards, they are special player items in FIFA that are assigned to the highest-performing player from a certain match in a real-world football match.
EA Sports took to Twitter to share Dzeko's 88-rated card for FUT. EA has given the 36-year-old striker an plus 4 Overall-rating boost, which sets a nice precedent for other MOTM cards to come.
The FIFA community will home that EA keeps the MOTM cards coming, with plenty of in-form players such as Marcus Rashford and Antoine Griezmann putting in consistent showings for Manchester United and Atletico Madrid respectively - and both could be set for cup final appearance soon.
It's not clear what the criteria will be for a player to earn this card, but important fixtures such as cup finals and derbies could be a good way for EA Sports to keep the items rolling.
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