The FIFA 19 Icons Cards feature some retired greatest football players of all time. Let’s learn something more about these special FUT 19 cards, available for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC.
FIFA 19 Icons Cards
What are FIFA 19 Icons Cards?
Legends were added for the first time ever in FUT 14. However, since FIFA 18, they were replaced by the FIFA 19 Icons cards. The players of these cards are some retired greatest football players of all time.
The selection of the greatest legends of football has always been a controversial issue in the community. EA does not always choose the best players but this is justified by the necessity of licenses for each player, since they are no longer represented by any club. As the EA budget is limited, they do not always achieve the image usage rights of the true football legends.
The chemistry of the Icons are slightly different from other players. They link well with other Icons and team mates / managers from the same nationality. In FIFA 19, it is much easier to build squads with Icons because since FIFA 16 they link well with today’s players. You only need to pair Nationality between a player and a Icon to create the strong green link on the pitch.
When FIFA 19 ICONS Cards will be available?
The 74 FIFA 19 Icons are all available in the game since Day 1. Their cards are inserted into FUT 19 packs but you can also find them in the transfer market.
Icons Stories offers you the chance to play with up 3 cards of each Icon. Every Icon will have 3 unique versions, each representing a period in their career. This year, all items will be available in packs from the launch, including the Prime Icons.
Ratings and Stats
How big are the ratings and stats boosts?
These cards work in a very similar way of regular cards but they replicate the attributes based on players’ skills and flair during their careers. The ratings range between 85 and 98.
As the game progresses, users can change many of the card features such as the preferred position and preferred chemistry style. However it is not possible to improve the rating or the stats in a permanent way. If you want the best card of an Icon player, you should try to buy or pull from a pack his Prime version.
Here is the list of all FIFA 19 Icons:
🇮🇹 Alessandro Del Piero
🇮🇹 Alessandro Nesta
🇺🇦 Andriy Shevchenko
🆕 🏴 Bobby Moore
🇪🇸 Carles Puyol
🆕 🇮🇹 Christian Vieri
🆕 🇳🇱 Clarence Seedorf
🆕 🇫🇷 Claude Makelele
🆕 🇫🇷 David Trezeguet
🇳🇱 Dennis Bergkamp
🇦🇷 Diego Maradona
🇳🇱 Edwin Van Der Sar
🆕 🇪🇸 Emilio Butragueño
🇫🇷 Emmanuel Petit
🆕 🇵🇹 Eusébio
🆕 🇮🇹 Fabio Cannavaro
🆕 🇪🇸 Fernando Hierro
🇮🇹 Filippo Inzaghi
🆕 🇮🇹 Franco Baresi
🆕 🏴 Frank Lampard
🇳🇱 Frank Rijkaard
🆕 🏴 Gary Lineker
🆕 🇮🇹 Gennaro Gattuso
🇷🇴 Gheorge Hagi
🆕 🇮🇹 Gianfranco Zola
🇸🇪 Henrik Larsson
🇦🇷 Hernán Crespo
🆕 🇯🇵 Hidetoshi Nakata
🆕 🇧🇬 Hristo Stoichkov
🇫🇮 Jari Litmanen
🇦🇷 Javier Zanetti
🇳🇬 Jay-jay Okocha
🆕 🇩🇪 Jens Lehmann
🆕 🇳🇱 Johan Cruyff
🆕 🇦🇷 Juan Sebastián Verón
🇫🇷 Laurent Blanc
🇷🇺 Lev Yashin
🇩🇪 Lothar Matthäus
🆕 🇵🇹 Luís Figo
🇲🇽 Luís Hernández
🇳🇱 Marc Overmars
🇫🇷 Marcel Desailly
🇳🇱 Marco Van Basten
🆕 🇩🇪 Michael Ballack
🇩🇰 Michael Laudrup
🏴 Michael Owen
🇩🇪 Miroslav Klose
🇳🇱 Patrick Kluivert
🇫🇷 Patrick Vieira
🆕 🏴 Paul Scholes
🆕 🇨🇿 Pavel Nedvěd
🇩🇰 Peter Schmeichel
🆕 🇪🇸 Raúl González
🏴 Rio Ferdinand
🆕 🇧🇷 Rivaldo
🇫🇷 Robert Pirès
🆕 🇮🇹 Roberto Baggio
🇧🇷 Roberto Carlos
🇧🇷 Ronaldo Nazário
🆕 🇮🇪 Roy Keane
🇵🇹 Rui Costa
🇳🇱 Ruud Gullit
🆕 🇳🇱 Ruud Van Nistelrooy
🆕 🏴 Ryan Giggs
🆕 🇧🇷 Sócrates
🆕 🏴 Sol Campbell
🆕 🏴 Steven Gerrard
🇫🇷 Thierry Henry
FIFA 19 Icons Cards Overview
Basic information about the FIFA 19 Icons Cards
Colour | White
How many Cards in FUT 19 | 222
How many times they are released | Once
How often they are released | They are released only once
When they are released in packs | At the launch and then along the season
Date of the first card in FIFA 19 | September 20
First Card in FUT History | Released for the first time on FIFA 18
FIFA 19 Icons Cards Frequently Asked Questions
What you need to know about FIFA 19 Icons Cards
Q: What are FIFA 19 Icons cards?
A: FIFA 19 ICONS cards represent some of the all-time best retired professional footballers.
Q: Who chooses the Icons?
A: EA Sports.
Q: How many FIFA 19 Icons cards I can find?
A: Three cards for each one of 74 Icons.
Q: When FIFA 19 Icons cards are released?
A: These cards are available in packs since the first day, including the Prime versions (most rated).
Q: How long are FIFA 19 Icons cards available in FIFA packs?
A: They are always available in packs.
Q: How easy is to find an Icon in FUT packs?
A: Just like it happens with the other best rated players, the chances of finding FIFA 19 Icons in FUT packs is very low because these cards are extremely rare.
Q: In which FUT packs I can find FIFA 19 Icons cards?
A: Icons can be found in any pack with rare gold players. Obviously, the chances of finding an Icon are higher if you open a pack which contains more rare gold players cards.
Q: How does chemistry work with FUT Icons?
A: FUT Icons chemistry follows these rules:
The same nationality will have a hyper link (green)
Different nationalities will have a strong link (green)
Icons and non-Icons players with the same nationality will have a strong link (green)
Icons and non-Icons players with a different nationality will have a weak link (orange)
Icons players will at least have a weak link with every player in FUT 19.