FIFA 23 Cruyff SBC - How to unlock the Dutch legend's Mid Icon card


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The promo content rolls on in FIFA 23, with the all-new FUT Ballers campaign now live bringing us plenty of SBC and Objective players to enjoy.

Alongside the FUT Ballers SBCs, EA has selected a monster of an Icon for a special Squad Building Challenge in Ultimate Team.

The player in question is Dutch legend Johan Cruyff. The all-time great's 91 OVR Mid Icon card has been chosen for the latest Icon SBC.

Check out Cruyff's Mid Icon item below and how you can unlock it for your squad in FUT 23.

Johan Cruyff (OVR 91)

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Start Date: Friday, 17 March

Expiry Date: Friday, 9 June

SBC Requirements

You will need to submit a whopping 11 different squads in order to unlock the Mid Cruyff card for your Ultimate Team squad.

The requirements are as follows:

Born Legend

  • Rare: Exactly 11
  • Player Level: Exactly Bronze 
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Two Rare Gold Players Pack

Rising Star

  • Rare: Exactly 11
  • Player Level: Exactly Silver 
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Two Rare Gold Players Pack

Jopie

  • # of players from Netherlands: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 84
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Mixed Players Pack

The Flying Dutchman

  • # of players from FC Barcelona: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 85
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Prime Mixed Players Pack

League Legend

  • # of players from LaLiga Santander: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 86
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Prime Electrum Players Pack

86-Rated Squad

  • Squad Rating: Min 86
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Prime Electrum Players Pack

Top-notch

  • IF + FUT-CHAMP Players: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 87
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Small Rare Gold Players Pack

88-Rated Squad

  • Squad Rating: Min 88
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Rare Electrum Players Pack

Top-notch

  • IF + FUT-CHAMP Players: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 88
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Rare Electrum Players Pack

89-Rated Squad

  • Squad Rating: Min 89
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Mega Pack

89-Rated Squad

  • Squad Rating: Min 89
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Mega Pack

Estimated Cost - 2m coins (PS & Xbox)

Worth it?

Cruyff's 91 OVR Icon card currently sells for roughly 2.2 million coins on the PlayStation and Xbox transfer market.

The reason for this extortionate market price is that Cruyff is simply sensational.

First of all, let's take a look at his base stats. Cruyff has 93 Dribbling, 91 Pace, 89 Shooting and 88 Passing, but this doesn't quite tell the full story.

The Dutch legend has 95 Ball Control, 94 Agility, 93 Reactions, 92 Volleys, 91 Finishing and 93 Acceleration.

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FOOTBALLING ICON - Cruyff is a true great of the game

The former Netherlands international has five-star skill moves and a five-star weak foot, which allows you to turn creatively in tight spaces in the box and get your shot away with either foot.

Once a Hawk chemistry style is applied, Cruyff becomes a 93 OVR centre-forward and central-attacking-midfielder in-game, according to FUTBIN.

A high attacking work rate and low defensive work rate are also perfect for any forward in FIFA 23.

So, is it worth going all out to complete the SBC for the equivalent of around 2 million coins in FUT? We think so.

With roughly three months to get the job done, Cruyff is well worth the grind.

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