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EA Sports FC 24 followers are threatening to boycott the sport, after a catastrophic error noticed numerous Ultimate Team gamers obtain a 97-rated Lionel Messi Team of the Year (TOTY) card. The coveted Lionel Messi card was rewarded for finishing a Squad Building Challenge (SBC) in 86+ TOTY Leagues. Unfortunately, nonetheless, EA Sports realised its error and rapidly disabled the SBC, leaving latecomers unable to bag the extremely wanted Team of the Year card. Needless to say, this hasn’t gone down properly with the EA Sports FC 24 group, lots of whom consider they’re at a serious drawback because of the error.

Some followers are even planning to boycott the sport, arguing that upcoming weekend leagues shall be a “nightmare” as a result of imbalance between the groups with Messi and the groups with out.

One Reddit submit reads: “Enough is enough. No one is happy with the current state of things.

“Weekend league this weekend goes to be a nightmare; so simply put it down this weekend and proceed into subsequent week. Tell who you’ll be able to. Play one thing else. Go exterior.”

Another Reddit poster claims to be quitting the entire franchise, criticising EA Sports for not apologising or compensating players who missed out.

“12 hours have handed after the worst mistake in EA’s Ultimate Team and Fifa History and nothing has occurred.No compensation, no apology, nothing,” reads a separate Reddit thread.

“I’m formally performed.After I constructed a considerably enjoyable group, that I loved enjoying and grinding to improve, this error was the final straw, the ultimate nail within the coffin.”

Another user describes EA Sports FC 24 as a “predatory” and “poisonous” game, while one fan compares Ultimate Team to a casino masquerading as a game.

Describing himself as a content creator with over 2.5 million subscribers, FIFA influencer NepentheZ believes EA Sports should give everybody a free Messi card.

Responding to an EA Sports FC 24 tweet, NepentheZ writes: “Yeah, the difficulty is you have simply ruined the sport. Free Messi TOTY for everybody imo.”

In addition to the 97-rated Lionel Messi, the EA Sports FC 24 Men’s Team of the Year contains Kylian Mappen (97), Erling Haaland (97), Jude Bellingham (96), Kevin de Bruyne (96), Rodri (95) and Virgil van Dijk (95).

That’s on prime of Ruben Dias (94), Jeremie Frimpong (94), Theo Hernandez (94), Alisson (95) and bonus twelfth participant Cristiano Ronaldo (95).