Sport FIFA 21: Ratings of the new icons published

18:31  21 september  2020
18:31  21 september  2020 Source:   sport1.de

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With FIFA 21 EA SPORTS welcomes eleven new icons on the virtual pitch, including the two Germans Bastian Schweinsteiger and Philipp Lahm. The developer has now revealed what values ​​the duo and the other fresh legends have.

EA SPORTS hat die Werte von Lahm und Schweinsteiger für FIFA 21 bekannt gegeben. © EA SPORTS EA SPORTS has announced the values ​​of Lahm and Schweinsteiger for FIFA 21.

91 points, both Schweinsteiger and Lahm get this overall rating in their best-rated icon version.This value makes them absolute top players in FIFA 21. However, they cannot come close to the strongest icons, Lahm, for example, is only third-best with 91 points Right-backs behind Carlos Alberto and Javier Zanetti. In his prime version, the world champion captain from 2014 convinces with a 90s defense as the best value. The 87 pace is also strong, but 73 points for the physique illustrate his blatant weakness, physically he will not be able to keep up with many offensive players. The middle version of Lahm has 89 points as an overall rating and is positioned in the central defensive midfield, the basic icon pushes him to the left defensive side and scores 87 points.

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Suitable for the midfield, Schweinsteiger's Prime Icon card shows the qualities of an outstanding all-rounder: With the exception of his speed (76), all six basic values ​​are set at 86 or higher, so he can find a place in one or the other team. At the competitive level, however, he will probably hardly get any playing time, since Ruud Gullit, Patrick Vieira or Lothar Matthäus are simply better. The middle version by Schweinsteiger still has an overall score of 89, while the basic version has 87 points. However, the card describing the beginning of his career puts him in the left midfield.

Puskas as number one among the new

The nine other new icons are Eric Cantona, Petr Cech, Ashley Cole, Samuel Eto'o, Ferenc Puskas, Davor Suker, Fernando Torres, Nemanja Vidic and Xavi. Puskas got the best overall score among them, the Hungarian got 94 points in the Prime version. He also brings a useful combination of values ​​for a top striker in FIFA with 91 pace, 96 shot and 92 dribbling. The situation is similar with Eto'o: The greatest strength of the 92-point Cameroonian is his enormous speed (95).

Cantona's Prime version is rated with 93 points. Xavi also has 93 points, Cech and Torres 91, Suker and Vidic 90. With 89 points, Cole is the only newcomer not to make it into the 90s.

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