Ghanaian football icon, Micheal Essien together with Drogba and Okocha have made the FIFA 20 Ultimate Team list.
The FUT Icon list is an exclusive list with the likes of Pele, Maradona, Lev Yashin, Johann Cruyff and George Best. The list also includes legends such as of Icons who have made it to the game so far include Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Peter Schmeichel, Johann Cruyff, Roberto Baggio, Eusebio, Socrates and many more. .
With a lot of players having graced the beautiful game of football over the years, the Icon list is an exclusive list of a selected few as EA Sports keeps adding each year.
According to reliable sources, this year’s ‘Class of 20’ for the FIFA 20 added world-renowned players like Zidane, Pirlo, Carlos Alberto, Pep Guardiola and Michael Essien.
Here’s a list of all the African players who are part of the FIFA Ultimate Team Icon list:
Considered one of the best African players to ever step onto a football pitch, Jay-Jay Okocha was a powerful and skilled attacking midfielder. With the enviable technique, speed, dribbling and power, Okocha excited fans around the world for almost three decades.
Didier Drogba made his breakthrough in 2003/04 with Marseille, where he added the goal-scoring ability to his phenomenal physique to net 32 times in 55 matches and win the Ligue 1 Player of the Year award. The Ivorian moved to Chelsea in 2004, where his goals helped the club to four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, and three League Cups, cementing his status as a Blues icon with the deciding penalty to win Chelsea’s first-ever UEFA Champions League title.
Michael Essien FIFA 20 Icon
A dynamic midfielder whose playing style earned him the nickname of ‘The Bison’, Michael Essien began his career in Ligue 1 before becoming Chelsea’s record transfer in 2005. Over nine seasons at Stamford Bridge, the Ghanaian scored a number of vital goals to help his team to two Premier League titles, six domestic cups, and the UEFA Champions League, before enjoying spells at European giants Real Madrid and AC Milan.