FIFA 21: How to complete End of an Era Wayne Rooney SBC – Requirements and solutions

An English sensation gets a sendoff from FIFA.

On January 15, English star footballer Wayne Rooney announced that he was officially retiring from the game, and moving on towards a full-time career in coaching. Rooney was arguably the face of English football during the mid to late 2000’s, during his time with Manchester United, and EA Sports is remembering the midfielder with a new End of an Era Squad Building Challenge. FIFA players can get their hands on the new Rooney player item, but be prepared to pay a significant price.

How to complete Wayne Rooney SBC

Much like with the Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcel Sabitzer Squad Building Challenges that have went live recently, FIFA players will need to complete three lineups of 11 players. Each lineup has its own unique set of requirements.

The requirements for each are as followed:

Rising Star

  • Starting players – 11
  • Premier League players – Min. 1
  • Team Overall Rating – Min. 84
  • Team Chemistry – Min. 80
  • Reward – Prime Electrum Players Pack

Legend in the Making

  • Starting players – 11
  • Manchester United players – Min. 1
  • Team of the Week players – Min. 1
  • Team Overall Rating – Min. 84
  • Team Chemistry – Min. 75
  • Reward – Prime Mixed Players Pack

Three Lions King

  • Starting players – 11
  • England players – Min. 1
  • Team Overall Rating – Min. 86
  • Team Chemistry – Min. 65
  • Reward – Premium Gold Players Pack


For a 93 OVR card, the requirements for this SBC are actually pretty good. Unfortunately, the one issue with this player item is that Rooney’s listed team is Derby County, a team that’s in the EFL Championship league. The fact that there’s no Premier League link here with this item hurts the value quite a bit, but nevertheless, this card looks quite good to say the least. However, be prepared to pay in upwards of 400,000 Coins.

If you have the currency necessary, here are some solutions to help you out along the way:

Rising Star

  • ST: Wolves ST Raul Jimenez (84 OVR)
  • CF: Wolves GK Rui Patricio (84 OVR)
  • LM: SL Benfica LM Rafa (83 OVR)
  • RM: SL Benfica RM Pizzi (84 OVR)
  • LCM: Wolves CM Ruben Neves (82 OVR)
  • RCM: Wolves CM Joao Moutinho (83 OVR)
  • LB: SL Benfica LB Grimaldo (84 OVR)
  • LCB: Inter CB Milan Skriniar (85 OVR)
  • RCB: Cagliari CB Diego Godin (85 OVR)
  • RB: SL Benfica CB Jan Vertonghen (83 OVR)
  • GK: Piemonte Calcio GK Gianluigi Buffon (82 OVR)

Legend in the Making

  • ST: OL CF Memphis Depay (85 OVR)
  • LM: TOTW AZ CM Teun Koopmeiners (84 OVR)
  • RM: SL Benfica RM Pizzi (84 OVR)
  • LCDM: Ajax CAM Quincy Promes (82 OVR)
  • RCDM: Wolves CM Joao Moutinho (83 OVR)
  • CAM: Manchester United CM Donny van de Beek (83 OVR)
  • LB: Ajax LB Nicholas Tagliafico (84 OVR)
  • LCB: Ajax CB Daley Blind (82 OVR)
  • RCB: SL Benfica CB Jan Vertonghen (83 OVR)
  • RB: Leicester City RB Ricardo Pereira (85 OVR)
  • GK: Ajax GK Andre Onana (84 OVR)

Three Lions King

  • ST: Manchester City ST Sergio Aguero (89 OVR)
  • LW: Manchester City LM Raheem Sterling (88 OVR)
  • RW: FC Porto RM Jesus Corona (84 OVR)
  • LCM: Al Shabab CM Ever Banega (83 OVR)
  • RCM: Wolves CM Joao Moutinho (83 OVR)
  • CDM: SL Benfica LM Rafa (83 OVR)
  • LB: Sevilla FC LB Marcos Acuna (83 OVR)
  • LCB: Sevilla FC CB Diego Carlos Santos Silva (83 OVR)
  • RCB: Shanghai SIPG CAM Oscar dos Santos Emboaba (83 OVR)
  • RB: Wolves GK Rui Patricio (84 OVR)
  • GK: Liverpool GK Alisson Becker (90 OVR)

Cards via FUTBIN. This challenge will expire on February 23.