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The Top 5 Full-Backs in EA Sports FC 24

In FC 24 Ultimate Team, where every player seeks to build the most formidable squad imaginable, one position often overlooked yet crucial for success is that of the fullbacks. These unsung heroes play a pivotal role in both defensive solidity and attacking prowess, providing a dynamic presence on the flanks. Among the plethora of options available, a select few rise above the rest, cementing their status as the elite defenders in the game. We are excluding Team of the Year players (icons excluded) and expired SBC players because we are sticking to players that you can still acquire and are not extremely expensive. Here, we delve into the top 5 fullbacks in FC 24 Ultimate Team, showcasing their unparalleled skill and contribution to defensive excellence.

5. Ian Maatsen:

Ian Maatsen -
While occupying the fifth spot on our list, Ian Maatsen proves to be a rising star in FC 24 Ultimate Team. Maatsen's defensive acumen and lightning pace make him a force to be reckoned with on the left flank. He has 96 pace and 86 defending. He also has the two most important playstyles for any defender, the anticipate and jockey playstyle+. His ability to swiftly track back and thwart opposition attacks while seamlessly transitioning into the attack earns him a place among the best fullbacks in the game. The reason he ranks this high is because he is very cheap at a price tag of about 70k coins, and he will likely get another upgrade.

4. Cafu (Thunderstruck Icon):

Cafu - Futbin.comThe legendary Cafu makes his presence felt in FC 24 Ultimate Team. The Thunderstruck Icon has 91 pace and 89 defending which make him a really solid defender. Cafu brings a wealth of experience and expertise to any squad. With his lightning pace, impeccable positioning, and precise tackles, he stands tall as a defensive stalwart capable of nullifying even the most potent of attackers. He has the relentless playstyle+ which gives him great stamina throughout every match. He is priced at about 700k coins.

3. Philip Lahm (TOTY Icon):

Lahm - Futbin.comTOTY Icon Philip Lahm, is the epitome of consistency and class in FC 24 Ultimate Team. As a versatile fullback capable of excelling on both defensive and offensive fronts, Lahm exemplifies the modern-day fullback archetype. He has the long ball pass and relentless playstyle+ which allow him to distribute the ball seamlessly around the pitch. And also, his 91 pace and 92 defending make him have an amazing defensive presence. His intelligence, tactical astuteness, and impeccable ball control allow him to dictate the tempo of the game while thwarting opposition advances with finesse. He is priced at about 800k coins on the market.

2. Carlos Alberto (FUT Birthday Icon):

Carlos Aberto(Capita) -

Carlos Alberto (Capita), the FUT Birthday Icon, asserts his dominance in FC 24 Ultimate Team with a blend of power and pace. He has 91 pace and 90 defending which makes him a well-rounded defender with the ability to frustrate any attacking attempt. Alberto poses a constant threat to opposing defenses. His robust tackling and aerial prowess make him a formidable presence in defense, while his attacking instincts ensure a potent offensive contribution, which makes him a very dynamic fullback. He has the anticipate and relentless playstyle+ which is an amazing combination for any fullback to possess. He is currently priced at about 2.7 million coins on the market.

1. Roberto Carlos (FUT Birthday Icon): 

Roberto Carlos - Futbin.comSecuring the pinnacle of our list is none other than Roberto Carlos, the FUT Birthday Icon, whose name resonates with footballing excellence. Revered for his thunderous free-kicks and blistering pace, Carlos revolutionizes the role of the fullback in FC 24 Ultimate Team. Naturally, he has the dead ball playstyle+, which allows him to score set pieces consistently and deliver amazing crosses to the box. His ferocious tackles, relentless work rate, and unparalleled attacking flair make him a force of nature on the left flank, capable of turning the tide of any game in an instant. He also has the relentless playstyle+ paired with a 93 pace and 87 defending, which makes him a proper wall when defending. He is priced at 1.1 million coins.

In conclusion, the top 5 fullbacks in FC 24 Ultimate Team embody the essence of defensive prowess and attacking flair, showcasing their unique blend of skill and athleticism. Whether it's the youthful exuberance of Ian Maatsen or the timeless brilliance of Roberto Carlos, each player brings something special to the table, elevating the defensive capabilities of any squad fortunate enough to feature them. As FC 24 Ultimate Team managers strive for supremacy, these fullbacks stand as the defensive fortresses upon which victory is built.

Discover more about this topic in our related article on the Top 5 Center-Forwards in EA Sports FC 24.

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