Starters GK: Petr Cech (Chelsea) DF: Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United) DF: William Gallas (Arsenal) DF: Ashley Cole (Chelsea) MF: Ronaldinho (Barcalona) MF: Nani (Manchester United) MF: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) MF: David Beckham (LA Galaxy) ST: Obafemi Martins (Newcastle United) ST: Tierry Henry (Barcalona) ST: Carlos Tevez (Manchester United)
Reserves/Alternates GK: Pepe Reina (Jose Reina) (Liverpool) GK: Kasper Schmeichel (Manchester City) DF: Gary Neville (Manchester United) DF: John Terry (Chelsea) MF: Frank Lampard (Chelsea) MF: Nolberto Solano (West Ham United) ST: Didier Drogba (Chelsea) ST: Dimitar Berbatov (Tottenham Hotspurs)
-The following is a great team in Manager mode. These players are excellent right now and most of them will get even better.
Goalkeeper: Petr Cech Defense: Phillip Lahm Defense: Per Mertesacker Defense: Jamie Carragher Defense: Zanetti Midfield: Bastian Schweinsteiger Midfield: Francesq Fabregas Midfield: Van der Vaart Midfield: Kaka/Ronaldinho Forward: Robinho Forward: Lukas Podolski
-You can play with the goalkeeper Igor Afinkeev (CSKA Moscow) in Career mode by using the following trick. Go to "Team Management", then go to "Club Transfers". Search for Afinkeev and put him on any desired team. Then, go to "International Transfers". Enter the Russia squad and put him in the team. By doing this you can play with a great youth keeper. He is 82 overall and is very young.
-The following players will be rated 90+ by the third manager season in a 4-1-2-1-2 formation:
Buffon Ramos Terry Dani Alves Bale Fabregas Ronaldo Pirlo Kaka or Diego David Villa Aguero or Torres
-The following is a recommended young team in a 4-4-2 formation: