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EXTRA TIME: Essien and Drogba join Guardiola, Zidane in Fifa 20 Ultimate Team Icons

10:57 GMT+3 04/09/2019
Michael Essien Didier Drogba Chelsea
The Ghana and Ivory Coast legends are the only Africans to make it into the popular FUT team on the biggest football video game

African legends Michael Essien and Didier Drogba have been included in the newly released Fifa 20 Ultimate Team icons.

The former Chelsea stars join Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, Liverpool legends Kenny Dalglish and Ian Rush, and other football icons in the fresh 14-man selection.

Essien, known for his combative displays in the midfield, enjoyed a successful spell at Chelsea alongside Drogba, who scored a number of goals, as they helped the Blues to win their first Uefa Champions League title in 2012, and other domestic honours.

The former Ghana skipper has been given an overall stat of 85, 90 and 87 while the two-time African Footballer of the Year has a rating of 87, 91 and 89.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICON confirmed ✍️ @michaelessien joins the Class of 20 🙌 #FUT #FIFA20

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