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Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21

Gamers and new users are always keen to see how the present players get on with the latest attributes, and whether or not they fit the preferred formation and cost going forward in either Online matches or Career Modes. But FIFA make it a point to pay tribute and throwback specialised cards to commemorate the superstars of the erstwhile era.

Here are the Top 10 rated Icons in FIFA 21:

1) Pele

Pele Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21


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The three-time World Cup winner was without an iota of a doubt the best player to grace the sport in the previous era. With over 30+ honours at club level and spillage of individual awards, the legendary forward has been duly credited by FIFA. Pele’s strongest attributes are 96 Pace and 96 Shooting.

2) Diego Maradona

Maradona Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21


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There has been a long-standing debate of whether Maradona was the better footballer than his aforementioned Brazilian counterpart in the same duration. But regardless, the sublime attacking midfielder won 10 honours at club level, most notably playing for Barcelona and Napoli. He also won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986. Maradona’s strongest attributes are 97 Dribbling and 93 Shooting.

3) Zinedine Zidane

Zidane Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21



Widely regarded as the best midfielder and one of the best players of all-time, current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane certainly created waves in football. Having spent most of his career at Juventus and Real Madrid, he won over 20 club level trophies and the World Cup with France in 1998. Zidane’s strongest attributes in FIFA 21 are 96 Passing and 95 Dribbling.

4) Ronaldo Nazario

Ronaldo Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21



In an element of his own, Ronaldo Nazario or the “Brazilian Ronaldo” created magic when he stepped out onto the pitch. Having played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona, Ronaldo won over 25 honours at club-level. A two-time World Cup and Copa America champion, Ronaldo’s strongest attributes are 97 Pace and 95 Shooting.

5) Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21



With attributes of 95 Dribbling and 92 Pace, “El Gaucho” was absolutely devastating on the pitch. Featuring for the likes of Barcelona, AC Milan and PSG among many others he won quite a few trophies, most notably the Champions League.

6) Johan Cruyff

Cruyff Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21

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You know a player is immense when an entire football philosophy is born and developed around him. Johan Cruyff’s ideals live on well after his time. He was a spectacular player for club and country as well. Strongest attributes noted are 94 Dribbling and 92 Shooting.

7) Lev Yashin

Yashin Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21



An epitome for many great keepers around the world, Lev Yashin really was a special one. An Olympic Gold medallist and UEFA Euros winner in 1960, Yashin has strongest attributes with 96 Reflexes and 95 Diving.

8) Paolo Maldini

Maldini Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21



If there was ever a name that yesteryears could refer to for the art of defending, it will always be AC Milan club legend Paolo Maldini. A five-time winner of the Champions League, he possesses the strongest attributes of 96 Defending and 86 Pace.

9) Mane Garrincha

Garrincha Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21



Spending most of his career in Brazil, he won the World Cup two times with the national team. Known for his close control on the ball and pace, Garrincha was a fine footballer in his time. His best attributes in the game are 96 Dribbling and 94 Pace, reflective of his ability.

10) Theirry Henry

Henry Top 10 Icons in FIFA 21



A relatively modern legend of the game, Arsenal icon Theirry Henry makes the last of our list. Possessing an envious career record that many dream of, Henry led a stellar career. Known for his sheer bursts of pace, the best attributes in his player card are 94 Pace and 91 Shooting.

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Bhargav Gopal
Bhargav Gopal
The quintessential football aficionado who knows a thing or two about Economics. One can often find me reading detective novels with coffee when I am away from the sports world.



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