EA Sports names the Ligue 1 team of the 2024 season

Legendary video game creators EA Sports have released the 2024 Ligue 1 Uber Eats Ultimate Team of the Season (TOTS). Published for them EA Sports FC franchise – the successor to FIFA, the team honors the players who have earned the highest ratings based on their performance on the pitch. While high scoring players like it Jonathan David And Kylian Mbappe leading the way, the designer has also recognized some of the division’s other top players. 23 players ranging from Paris Saint-Germain‘s teenage midfielder Warren Zaire-Emery Unpleasant OGC Nice‘s 40-year-old defender Dante.

Here’s a closer look at this year’s squad.

Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Paris Saint-Germain

Also honored at the Trophées UNFP as the competition’s best goalkeeper, the Italian, who helped his club win the Ligue 1 Uber Eats title, is the only goalkeeper to be honoured.

Defenders: Tiago Santos, LOSC Lille; Facundo Medina, RC lens; Dante, OGC Nice; Bradley Locko, Stade Brestois; Marquinhos, Paris Saint Germain; Lucas Hernández, Paris Saint-Germain; Nuno Mendes, Paris Saint Germain; Jean-Clair Todibo, OGC Nice; Kenny Lala, OGC Nice

A strong reflection of the importance of defending the league’s surprise package, Stade Brestois, EA Sports selected Breton’s two full-backs, youngster Bradley Locko and veteran Kenny Lala. Apart from these two, the impressive partnership between Dante and Todibo has helped Les Aiglons have the best defense in the league and is rightly honoured.

Midfielders: Vitinha, Paris Saint-Germain; Warren Zaire-Emery, Paris Saint-Germain; Pierre Lees-Melou, Stade Brestois; Nabil Bentaleb, LOSC Lille; Rayan Cherki, Olympique Lyonnais; Khéphren Thuram, OGC Nice; Denis Zakaria, AS Monaco

While youngsters Vitinha and Zaire-Emery have impressed all season, with the latter winning the league’s Young Player of the Year award, experienced midfielders have been hugely influential this season, as evidenced by both the TOTS and the rankings. Both Brest, Lille and Monaco have had impressive seasons by relying on veteran presence in midfield, with Monaco and LOSC’s summer moves for Zakaria and Bentaleb looking particularly smart.

Forwards: Kylian Mbappé, Paris Saint-Germain; Ousmane Dembele, Paris Saint-Germain; Jonathan David, LOSC Lille; Aleksandr Golovin, AS Monaco; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Olympique de Marseille

The inclusions of Mbappé, David and Aubameyang make up three of the four top scorers and are no surprise. The same goes for Dembélé, named in the UNFP Ligue 1 Uber Eats Team of the Year, and leading in assists. Golovin may seem an outlier, but before suffering a season-ending injury, the Russian midfielder demonstrated his action-oriented style with aplomb to that of Adi Hütter, scoring six goals and six assists from both the left wing and central midfield.