7. Xavi – Has there ever been a better short passer of the ball? Unlikely. The Barcelona icon needs to become a FIFA 21 Icon. (Image credit: Getty Images)
6. David Beckham – Has there ever been a better crosser of the ball? Unlikely. The Manchester United icon needs to become a FIFA 21 Icon. (Image credit: Getty Images)
5. Francesco Totti – Has there ever been... ok, enough of that. But seriously, has there ever been a more iconic one-club man? UNLIKELY, FAM! (Image credit: Getty Images)
4. Edgar Davids – Speaking of iconic, the Dutchman's trademark look is enough on its own. Combined with his skill, a FIFA 21 Icon a must. (Image credit: Goal.com)
3. Oliver Kahn – The German legend's presence could be felt whenever he was on the pitch despite him being a goalkeeper. We want that presence back in FIFA 21. (Image credit: Thomas Eisenhuth/DPA)
2. Philipp Lahm – Early retirement is Lahm's only vice. A true modern footballing icon. (Image credit: Peter Steffen/DPA)
1. Franz Beckenbauer – We close this off with THE icon: past or modern. Kaiser Franz is welcome to any FIFA game and FIFA 21 makes no exception. (Image credit: Bayern München)
With every new FIFA, we get 21 Icons – players from the past that get revived through the esteemed EA Sports football simulator. We picked our fantastic 7 that we'd like to be included in the new set of Icons when FIFA 21 arrives later this year.