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FIFA 18: What’s better – a team of today’s Icons or a team of future legends?

YouTuber B0nus decided to put them to the test in a Career Mode face off

Who would win, today’s current crop of FIFA 18 Icons, or the legends of tomorrow?

YouTuber B0nus decided to find out using the game’s career mode – and the results are fascinating.


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First up, let’s look at the current Icons team who, for this experiment, are playing as Manchester United.

How the current crop of Icons line up

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How the current crop of Icons line up

Pele and Ronaldo are upfront, with Diego Maradona, Ronaldinho, Ruud Gullit and Patrick Viera in the middle.

At the back, Roberto Carlos, Paolo Maldini, Marcel Desailly and Javier Zanetti protect Lev Yashin in between the sticks.

That team’s going to take some beating.

Now let’s look at the legends of tomorrow, who are playing as Manchester City.

The future legends team is something truly special

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The future legends team is something truly special

Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Lionel Messi lead the line, with Andres Iniesta, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Sergio Busquets in the middle.

At the back we have Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Thiago Silva and Dani Alves, while Iker Casillas in goal.

So, what team comes out on top?

B0nus simmed a season in the Premier League.

At the end of the campaign, it’s the current crop of Icons that come top with 93 points – winning an incredible 30 games from 38.

The old guard dominate at the top of the table with the future legends 18 points behind

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The old guard dominate at the top of the table with the future legends 18 points behind

The future legends came second, but are some 18 points behind the league leaders.

Pele ended up with the golden boot, scoring an incredible 20 goals, with Cristiano Ronaldo coming a close second with 17.

The Brazilian legend also topped the assists for the season with 11, narrowly beating Ronaldo who set up nine goals for City.


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So, there you have it – according to FIFA 18, the current wave of Icons are technically a better team than the next wave of legends.

Remember, you can keep up-to-date with all the latest FIFA 19 news here.

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