The best EA FC 24 Career Mode teams will provide you with a challenge or give you a chance to sign the best players from day one to build your ultimate dream team.


With the game now available on Xbox Game Pass via EA Play, you might be new to the game and need a pointer or two on which is the best team to choose for Career Mode in FC 24.

There are hundreds of teams available, so it's fair if you feel overwhelmed. But fear not, because we're here to help!

While you can't really go wrong with any team in the game, it all depends on the type of experience you want to have.

Do you want a long career, carrying an underdog squad from the bottom to the top? Or do you only want the glory of bringing home trophy after trophy?

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Read on for our picks of the best Career Mode teams in FC 24.

Best Career Mode teams to choose in EA FC 24

Erling Haaland attempting an acrobatic shot in EA FC 24
Erling Haaland in EA FC 24. EA Sports

The overall strongest team to start with in EA FC 24 is Bayern Munich. They are one of the few five-star squads, and is this game they just about beat Manchester City in the scorings.

The best Career Mode teams to choose in EA FC 24 are those with the highest overall ratings already - if you're looking for a fun jaunt as an already massive club with tonnes of cash to splash.

These are the top 10 best Career Mode teams to choose in FC 24, based on overall club ratings (rounded up or down average score based on the attack, midfield and defence stats):

  • Bayern Munich (86)
  • Manchester City (85)
  • Real Madrid (84)
  • Barcelona (84)
  • Liverpool (83)
  • PSG (83)
  • Atlético de Madrid (83)
  • Arsenal (82)
  • Inter Milan (81)
  • Manchester United (81)

Of course, what defines the best team to use in Career Mode is entirely up to you.

If you want to transform a low-league struggler into the best in Europe, you'll want to pick a League Two club from the English Football League. Wrexham, Notts County and Crawley Town (if you're really up for a challenge) are all great picks if you're in it for the long haul.

If you want to awaken a sleeping giant or get a big club that hasn't won anything for a while with a solid budget to help sign the players you want, it's best to choose a club like Tottenham Hotspur, Wolfsburg, Villarreal, Aston Villa or even drop a little lower into second divisions (Sunderland is a great pick in the Championship).

Worst Career Mode teams to choose in EA FC 24

By scorings alone, the worst team in EA FC 24 is University College Dublin AFC.

The worst Career Mode teams to choose in EA FC 24 is difficult to decide, but we're sticking with the overall ratings to decide (even if we do think picking a low-league club to take them to the top of the game is what Career Mode is all about).

Here are the 10 worst clubs to choose statistically in FC 24 Career Mode, based on the average taken from overall player ratings:

  • UCD AFC (55)
  • Drogheda (57)
  • Punjab FC (57)
  • Cork City (57)
  • Chennaiyin FC (58)
  • Hyderabad FC (58)
  • Northeast United (58)
  • Shelbourne (59)
  • Jamshedpur FC (59)
  • Crawley Town (59)

If you're a big fan of the Chinese Super League, Republic of Ireland Premier Division or Indian Super League, we do apologise.

Technically, the 10 teams above are the worst in the game, but you can still get some fun out of them by making them the best in their individual leagues - and maybe challenge for some continental silverware (as difficult as that might be with a limited budget).

Crawley Town, meanwhile, we've actually listed in one of the best teams to pick above, given how much of a challenge it will be to take them right to the top of the English and European game.

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