FIFA 23 Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon SBC: How to claim this legendary Ultimate Team card

Ripan Majumdar
|Published May 23, 2023

Another soccer ‘FUT Birthday Icon’ has joined FIFA 23 Ultimate Team’s Squad Building Challenge. It is none other than the legendary Dutch defender Ronald Koeman.

FIFA 23 Icon cards have long been popular among fans. These special cards pay tribute to the legacies of sports luminaries, who range from recently retired elites to 1970s superstars. Former FC Barcelona icon Ronald Koeman is among these excellent players, whose FUT Birthday Icon card is now available as a Squad Building Challenge reward.

The Dutch defender may not have made a reputation for himself as an excellent Barcelona coach, but as a player, he was part of the club’s most historic squad. Koeman was recognized for his outstanding defense, but his ability to go up the pitch was what made him stand out the most.

FIFA 23 fans would undoubtedly want to have this renowned defender on their team. Now it’s possible thanks to the FIFA 23 Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon SBC.


  • How to complete the Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon SBC?
  • How many FIFA Ultimate Team Coins would this SBC cost to complete?
  • Should fans get Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon card?

How to complete the Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon SBC?

The ongoing Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon SBC is not as difficult as the Ronaldinho and Ferenc Puskas’ ones are. To complete this challenge, fans would need to form six starting elevens. But what could make this SBC little challenging is the requirements that you have to meet while building these SBC squads.

All of the Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon SBC tasks:

Born Legend

  • The squad should be made up of eleven players.
  • Each and every player in this squad should be of Rare Bronze quality.

Rising Star

  • This squad should also include eleven players.
  • Every member of this squad should be of Rare Silver quality.

On a Loan [XP]

  • The squad should consist of Bronze-quality players.
  • But this starting eleven should also include four Silver-quality players.

King of Freekicks

  • There should be one Dutch player in this starting eleven.
  • The overall team rating should be over 82.


  • At least one FC Barcelona player should be included in the team.
  • The squad’s overall rating should be higher than 84.

League Legend

  • This squad should have at least one La Liga player.
  • A Team of the Week (TOTW) or Team of the Season (TOTS) player should be part of the team.
  • The squad of eleven should have an overall rating of over 84.

How many FIFA Ultimate Team Coins would this SBC cost to complete?

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Koeman’s FUT Birthday Icon SBC would easily cost players to spend over 135,000 FUT coins. This Icon Squad Building Challenge isn’t as expensive as most Icon SBCs. The possible reason could be the easy requirements.

Despite the low price of an Icon SBC, fans can save a significant amount of coins by just using cards they already own. If you run out of resources like coins and packs, you can always grind in FUT matches to replenish them.

Should fans get Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon card?

FIFA 23 fans should not pass up this chance to get a Ronald Koeman FUT Birthday Icon card. After all, this special center-back card has a rating of 92 overall. Furthermore, the superb stats of this unique card, such as 91 Defence, 90 Passing, and 89 Shooting, make it an ideal choice for building a formidable backline. Fans should get their hands on this FUT Birthday Icon card before EA Sports removes the SBC challenge from FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

If this challenge is over, fans can find out how to obtain the Giorgio Chiellini TOTS Moments card by visiting here.

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Ripan Majumdar

Ripan Majumdar

Ripan Majumdar is a Gaming writer at The SportsRush. He has been playing video games for over 15 years and now using that experience for the past two years in the field. Over the years, he has been an Assassin's Creed and FIFA fan, but he also enjoys playing games like Minecraft and Sims 4. Aside from video games, he is an avid football fan who cheers for Barcelona. He enjoys making digital sketches when he is not writing articles or playing video games.

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