Arsenal legend Ian Wright and Ronald Koeman latest FIFA icons to be revealed

first_img Koeman was a excellent, versatile player before becoming a manager Maestro, L’Architetto, Il Metronomo, Il Professore, Mozart 🙌🙌🙌@Pirlo_official will be an ICON in #FUT20. Full feature reveal on 31.7 pic.twitter.com/Ggv30JuZde— EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) July 27, 2019Koeman, like Pirlo, represented a number of top sides during his 17-year spell as a player, featuring for the likes of Ajax, PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona and Feyenoord.Capable of playing in defence or midfield, Koeman was part of the famous Barca side known as the ‘Dream Team’ which included  Hristo Stoichkov, Romário, Pep Guardiola and Michael Laudrup. They were managed by Johan Cruyff. The following day, the first FIFA icon was revealed as Pirlo.One of the greatest midfielders of all time, he played for several notable teams during his career including Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus.Famed for his exceptional passing range and prowess from free-kicks, he retired at MLS side New York City in 2017. Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions latest FAREWELL Two more ICONS will be joining #FUT20! @RonaldKoeman @IanWright0 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿More new ICONS announced this week and the full FUT 20 feature reveal on Wednesday! pic.twitter.com/3x71hAqRiD— EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) July 28, 2019EA have been gradually teasing previews and snippets for FIFA fans in the past week, despite the much anticipated game still being two months away.On Friday, we got to see the new FIFA 20 cover which went to Real Madrid new boy Eden Hazard, while the Champions Edition, is fronted by Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk. getty 2 Ian Wright is an Arsenal legend despite being a famous late starter In 1992, the Dutchman netted the only goal as Barcelona beat Sampdoria in the Champions League final at Wembley.Retiring in 1997, Koeman has since made his name in management, taking charge at Ajax, Benefica, PSV, Southampton, and Everton and he is currently head coach of the Netherlands.Wright famously turned professional relatively late, especially compared to the modern game, signing with Crystal Palace just before his 22nd birthday.He went on to spend seven years at Arsenal and became the club’s record goalscorer with 185, until Thierry Henry surpassed that total in 2005. getty targets Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update deals LATEST Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January 2 Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS REVEALED New job TROPHY Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Ronald Koeman and Ian Wright are the latest players to be revealed by EA as FIFA 20 Ultimate Team Icons.The two legends are the second and third stars so far released and join Italian World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo. Since calling it a day in 2000, Wright has worked as a pundit for ITV Sport and BBC Sport.Each icon will be given three different cards to reflect three different periods in their career, with the full list set of cards to be confirmed on July 31.last_img read more