eFootball PES 2021: Datapack 7.0 update overview

More IMs have arrived!

Most of the PES players wait for the datapack updates which always bring something new to the game. The latest update for eFootball PES 2021 arrived in the game on 24th June 2021 with the latest Datapack 7.0 addition to both PC and Mobile. The new update had its own inclusions, just like the previous Datapack updates, 5.0, and 6.0 which will be available to the players once they update the game. Again, focusing on Iconic Moment players, there are new IMs introduced, along with face updates, kit updates, and additions, etc, into the game, which we can experience while we play. So, in this article, we will go through the newest additions that have been added to the game with the Datapack 7.0 update.

Latest additions in the PES 2021 Datapack 7.0

New Iconic Moments added

PES 2021 datapack 7.0

We can say that no Datapack can come live without the addition of Iconic Moments. Well, this has been a very frequent addition in every datapack, as KONAMI have found a way to lure their players into such shiny pink Iconic cards, but as a fan of the game, we can’t complain much. We see again some new Iconic Moments coming into the game with this latest PES 2021 Datapack 7.0 update. KONAMI has introduced some surprisingly new big name, and have, without a doubt, introduced some repeats but they look solid overall.


Two big names stand out: Kaka and Ronaldo. Well, Kaka coming to the game is a huge boost for both the players and KONAMI, in terms of market value, the legendary midfielder can attract a lot of audiences and can improve the profit for the game. The card looks solid overall, and definitely, we can expect Kaka to run riot.

Another name is Ronaldo, yes he has his big share of IM versions but what makes this card stand out is that he is a Goal Poacher. Players could experience a deadly poaching Ronaldo in the first half of PES 2018 and that was it. Overall, the stats are very good and with 99 Finishing, this is his first card to get that stat without Club boost.

Other cards are rereleases we would say, Rashford, Maradona, Messi, Miura have already got their IMs in-game, whereas, for Iniesta, the card is from Vissel Kobe and Kagawa getting a Manchester United card. With the Iniesta IM coming, we hope to see another legendary Spanish striker David Villa to be introduced to the game in the future.

New and Updated Player faces

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Some new faces added

Once again, we will get to see some updated player faces. Around 50+ faces have been updated/added to the game, most of the players being from La Liga and the Premier League. These updates are really good to not see AI-generated faces while giving them a better look and feel. Along with this, KONAMI has added the Neymar face, which wasn’t added in the last datapack 6.0.

C. GUNTER (Germany)E. KONSA (Aston Villa)S. LAMERS (Atalanta)ALEX MORENO (Real Betis)K. VOLLAND (AS Monaco)A. ARMSTRONG (Blackburn Rovers)
M. HUMMELS (Germany)M. CASH (Aston Villa)M. LOVATO (Hellas Verona)DANI GARCIA (Athetic Club)A. TCHOUAMENI (AS Monaco)E. BUM. (Norwich City)
C. VARGAS (Colombia)TREZEGUET (Aston Villa)G. SCNIACCA (Genoa)UNAI LOPEZ (Athetic Club)Y. FOFANA (AS Monaco)B. MBEUMO (Brentford)
SWIERCZOK (Poland)P. AUBAMEYANG (Arsenal)G. MSPADORI (Sassuolo)ALEX BERENGUER (Athetic Club)B. DIA (Stade de Reims)I. TONEY (Brentford)
 A. WEBSTER (Brighton /I Hove Albion)M. DAMSGAARD (Sampdoria)ALEX (Cadiz)TIAGO DJALO (Lille)N. BUSTOS (Girona)
 B. WHITE (Brighton 8, Hove Albion)DAVID CARMO (Braga)BRAIS MENDEZ (Celta de Vigo)LIHADJI (Lille)I. OBLYAKOV (CSKA Moskva)
 L. AYLING (Leeds United)C. MBEMBA (Porto)RUBEN BLANCO (Celta de Vigo)O. KOSSOUNOU (Club Brugge)M. SULEYMANOV (Krasnodar)
 S. SHORETIRE (Manchester United) FABIO VIEIRA (Porto)KIKE (Eibar)R. HOLZHAUSER (Beerschot)M. NORMANN (Rostov)
 C. GALLAGHER (West Bromich Albion)M. TAREMI (Porto)G. MELERO (Levante)P. ONUACHU (Genk)D. RENSCH (Ajax)
 HELDER COSTA (Leeds United)M. URIBE (Porto)LUIS MILLA (Granada)D. HASHIOKA (Sint-Truiden)EDSON ALVAREZ (Ajax)
 A. RAMSDALE (Sheffield United)L. DIAZ (Porto)L. SUAREZ (Granada)Y. SUZUKI (Sint-Truiden)J. TIMBER (Ajax)
 E. AMPADU (Sheffield United)RAFA SILVA (Benfica)JORGE MOLINA (Granada) L. TRAORE (Ajax)
  PEDRINHO (Benfica)D. SUAREZ (Gefate) DANILO (Twente)
  NUNO SANTOS (Sporting)G. SILVA (Huesca) K. ROOFE (Rangers)
   A. ELUSTONDO (Real Sociedad) J. FRIMPONG (Bayer Leverkusen)
   A. BARRENETXEA (Real Sociedad) J. GVARDIOL (Dinamo Zagreb)
   L. OLAZA (Real Valladolid) MARCOS PAULO (Fluminense)
   MOl GOMEZ (Villarreal) GABRIEL SARA (Sao Paulo)
   lAUME DOMENECH (Valencia) R GOMES (Sao Paulo)
   MANU VALLEJO (Valencia)  
   Y. MUSA (Valencia)  

In-game events

L. Messi Birthday Campaign

One of the greatest players of all Lionel Messi is celebrating his 34th birthday as of June 24, 2021. To celebrate this occasion and his glorious football career over the years, KONAMI has come up with a special campaign themed after him. Log in during the campaign period and players can claim a 5★ Scout each day.

Current Club: FC BARCELONA x1
24/06/2021 02:00 – 25/06/2021 01:59 (UTC)
League: Spain x1
25/06/2021 02:00 – 26/06/2021 01:59 (UTC)
Position: RWF x1
26/06/2021 02:00 – 27/06/2021 01:59 (UTC)
Stronger Foot: Left Foot x1
27/06/2021 02:00 – 28/06/2021 01:59 (UTC)
Age: 30+ x1
28/06/2021 02:00 – 29/06/2021 01:59 (UTC)
Player Skills: Long Range Drive x1
29/06/2021 02:00 – 30/06/2021 01:59 (UTC)
Playing Styles: Creative Playmaker x1
30/06/2021 02:00 – 01/07/2021 01:59 (UTC)

Messi pes

Also, a special Iconic Moment Series Agent will be available during the period Campaign Period 24/06/2021 02:00 – 01/07/2021 01:59 (UTC). This is an Iconic Match where a young Messi scored an iconic goal against Getafe on 18th April, 2007.

Final Thoughts

The best part of this datapack is that they have introduced two fresh Iconic Moments (Club) in Okazaki and Kaka, along with the National Team kits coming. It will be very interesting to don a National kit to the players and watch them perform. The stats of the new Iconic Moments players are very impressive, and all the three: Juventus Ronaldo, Barcelona Messi and Manchester United Rashford getting a lot of good stats with an impressive boost might make the players who purchased the Player Pack from the store a bit disappointed, but anyway, those packs did have a lot of value.

What is disappointing is that there were no Legends added, which should have been as legend versions of Forlan or Japanese ones would have been better. Face updates have been interesting and carry weight in every datapack update, so there aren’t many complaints on that matter. Overall, the datapack update is a big plus for KONAMI and with Kaka introduced, we can expect more big names to follow.

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