EA FC 24 Future Stars Team 2 players including Palmer & Holjund

EA FC 24 Future Stars Team 2 players including Palmer & Holjund
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Written by 

Morgan Truder

Last updated 

16th Feb 2024 18:00

Now that Team 1 of the Future Stars promo has been released in EA FC 24, it's time to look towards Team 2. This is one of my favourite promos every year without fail, and this time around it follows Team of the Year and the Road to the Final releases - treating us to weeks of incredible content.

The Future Stars promo celebrates young players in the game who are showing signs of greatness in the early stages of their careers. Their base cards are usually not very highly rated, so we're able to get a glimpse into the sort of player they will hopefully develop into if all things go well.

Keep reading for Team 2, as well as all the players who featured in Team 1, how Academy upgrades work and more.

Future Stars Team 2 Icons  

EA FC 24 Future Stars Icons 2
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  • Zinedine Zidane (Icon) 
  • Zico (Icon) 
  • Rivaldo (Icon)
  • David Beckham (Icon) 
  • Kelly Smith (Icon) 
  • Carles Puyol (Icon) 
  • Pavel Nedved (Icon) 
  • Gennaro Gattuso (Icon) 

Future Stars Team 2

EA FC 24 Future Stars Team 2
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  • Cole Palmer (Chelsea) 
  • Selma Bacha (Olympique Lyon) 
  • Warren Zaire-Emery (PSG) 
  • Youssofa Moukoko (Borussia Dortmund) 
  • Nico Williams (Athletic Bilbao) 
  • Rasmus Holjund (Manchester United) 
  • Salma Paralluejo (FC Barcelona) 
  • Michael Elise (Crystal Palace) 
  • Joshua Zirkzee (Bologna) 
  • Ryan Lewis (Manchester City) 
  • Maya Le Tissier (Manchester United) 
  • Bafode Diakite (LOSC Lille) 
  • William Pacho (Frankfurt) 
  • Luca Netz (Borussia Mönchengladbach)

Team 2 has some absolutely outstanding players, and when compared to the first time is considerably better - despite the fact I thought Team 1 was pretty good already. This team is so good it's almost hard to figure out who the standout players are, including a new batch of Icons that are amazing. 

Future Stars Team 1 players & Icons

EA FC Gerrard and Roberto Carlos Icon cards from the Future Stars promo
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  • Ronaldinho (Icon)
  • Paolo Maldini (Icon)
  • Roberto Carlos (Icon)
  • Wayne Rooney (Icon)
  • Steven Gerrard (Icon)
  • Clarence Seedorf (Icon)
  • Emmanuel Petit (Icon)
  • Hernan Crespo (Icon)
  • Lauren James (Chelsea)
  • Victor Boniface (Bayer Leverkusen)
  • Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United)
  • Jeremy Doku (Manchester City)
  • Arda Guler (Real Madrid)
  • Alejandro Balde (Barcelona)
  • Trinity Rodman (Washington Spirit)
  • Castello Lukeba (RB Leipzig)
  • Pablo Barrios (Atletico Madrid)
  • Yann Aurel Bisseck (Inter)
  • Naomi Girma (San Diego Wave)
  • Margaux Le Mouel (Paris FC)

There are some super exciting players on offer here, with all of the Icons in particular looking very appealing. I'd be in heaven if I managed to pack Gerrard as a Liverpool fan, as this looks like one of his best cards ever and a proper replication of his younger self.

How do Future Stars Academy upgrades work?

Image of Athenea's Future Stars Academy Evolution upgrade path in EA FC 24
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Future Stars Academy is back again this year, letting you upgrade specific cards by completing certain challenges in an Evolution path. Typically these will involve actions like scoring goals, picking up assists, or winning games with the player in your team, but it could also involve a number of different scenarios that you have to master.

Each card will gain three separate overall upgrades, alongside a skill move boost and two PlayStyle+ additions to their card.

Here are all of the players that are eligible for the Future Stars Academy Evolution:

  • Rodri (Betis)
  • Noah Okafor (Milan)
  • Athenea (Real Madrid)
  • Bryan Zaragoza (Bayern Munich)
  • Tiffany Malard (Manchester United)
  • Eric Junior Dina Ebimbe (Eintracht Frankfurt)
  • Jesus Ferreira (FC Dallas)
  • Brian Brobbey (Ajax)
  • Facundo Torres (Orlando City)
  • Sergio Gomez (Manchester City) 
  • Sofie Svava (Real Madrid) 
  • Lynn Wilms (VfL Wolfsburg) 
  • Lutsharel Geertruida (Feyenoord) 
  • John Tolkin (New York Red Bulls) 
  • Fabiano Parisi (Fiorentina) 
  • Eric Garcia (Girona) 
  • Jordan Beyer (Burnley) 
  • Odilon Kossounou (Bayer Leverkusen) 
  • Arthur Theate (Stade Rennais) 
  • Lorenz Assignon (Burnley) 

Someone like Athenea will definitely be popular due to her Liga F and Real Madrid links, letting her connect to some of the best players in every position.

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That's all you need to know about the Future Stars promo, but for more guides, check out our EA FC homepage where we've covered the cheapest 90-rated cards, how Evolutions work and more. 

Morgan is one of the Guides Writers at GGRecon. He first started writing about games for fun whilst doing his BA (Hons) in History and Film. Since then he has turned this passion into a career and was previously an Editor at VideoGamer before joining GGRecon. Despite enjoying all sorts of games, he can often be found playing Football Manager, Red Dead Redemption 2 or Sekiro.

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