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Return Of The Legends for FM16

Be a part of history with 2700 greatest legends of football and lead your team to glory. The largest database with legends of football for FM so far.

By on May 19, 2016   60332 views   31 comments
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FM 2016 Fantasy Scenarios - Return Of The Legends for FM16
Ever wanted to see Stanley Matthews, Giuseppe Meazza, Pele, Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona, Ronaldo all of them in one place and facing each other? Well, now you can. In Football Manager 2016 and with an update “Return Of The Legends for FM16”, you will have an opportunity to play and manage all of these stars and 2780 others spread all over the world in their respective teams.

All of the major and many minor leagues are filled with clubs which possess their all-time greats and are under the guidance of some the managers who ever graced the game.

Bob Paisley is in charge of Liverpool who has players such as Kevin Keegan, Alan Hansen, Kenny Dalglish & John Barnes amongst others.
Sir Alex Ferguson is leading Manchester United with George Best, Bobby Charlton, Ryan Giggs & Eric Cantona and is up to you stop him for dominating the Premier League again.

Or maybe you think you can do better than Helenio Herrera at Inter with the likes of Giacinto Facchetti, Ronaldo & Sandro Mazzola in your squad and win the battle for Scudetto against Arrigo Sacchi’s AC Milan and their formidable defense, against Juventus and their three-time Ballon d’Or winner Michel Platini and can you hold out against Fiorentina’s deadly duo – Baggio & Batistuta? Also, from the shadows seek a chance Grande Torino, Eriksson’s Lazio, Napoli with Maradona and Legendary Parma team.

Winning anything in this update is a success, as many clubs and national teams have some of the best talent that ever appeared in history of football. German, Spanish and French clubs are great competitors. And not just the major ones. There are teams from Holland, Belgium, Scotland, Russia, Ukraine, Austria, former Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary or from Portugal who have good chances of winning the Champions League as much as the teams who are coming from the stronger leagues.
The players who are coming from the oldest eras of football are older than the ones who are appeared later and therefore are closer to their peak and reaching their full potential.

And don’t worry the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar still exist, but are a younger versions of themselves and are relocated to their parent clubs. Because of that your task as a manager is even more challenging as it’s up to you to develop them into world-class players they are today and if you succeed to make them a part of your squad.

This is a thrilling update which can bring any Football Manager fan into an ecstatic state of nostalgia with no doubt that they will enjoy the game even more and find it refreshing and challenging like never before. Also were done and facepack for almost all players, which will further give the game interesting.

The man behind the whole project is David Salapura from Serbia. With a little help of some of his friends from Serbian FM Community after few months of work they created this update for every Football Manager fan to enjoy.

If you want you can download the shortlist file with all 2700 legends included in this database.

FM16 Legends Preview

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Installation Instructions

  1. Extract the contents of the .zip file using the default zip utility of your OS or get a free tool such as 7-zip.

  2. Move the extracted .fmf file to the following location:
    Documents / Sports Interactive / Football Manager 2016 / editor data
    Create the "editor data" folder if it doesn't exist.

  3. To install the facepack, move the folder "Legends facepack" to your graphics folder:
    Documents > Sports Interactive > Football Manager 2016 > graphics > facepacks
    Create the "graphics" and "facepacks" folders if they don't exist.

  4. Open FM 2016 and start a new save-game with this database selected.

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Discussion: Return Of The Legends for FM16

31 comments have been posted so far.

  • arian.mozaffari's avatar
    Hey! I`m new to site so i didnt know how to contact you or thank you but your job was great or better say magnificent. I`ve been playing with Liverpool and so far had possibly my finest experience at Football Manager with your mod.

    Do you think you want to create it for FM18 too? Can i suggest some improvements?
  • mesut_ozil11's avatar
    Can it work on FM 2017?
  • davidczv's avatar
    I doubt, I don't have enough time, and the job is extensive so I couldn't do this alone.
  • mesut_ozil11's avatar
    there will be also a pack for FM 2017?
  • davidczv's avatar
    Thank you.

    Hm, I can't realized where the problem is. I also have 16.3 update and everything works fine. Try again, or reinstall game, it must work.
  • zkea92's avatar
    Hello, great work on this database!

    But i'm facing a problem. I am using 16.3.0 and I used the default database, but when i start a game, there are plenty of legends, eg Pele who are available for free transfer and their nationality are all English.
  • davidczv's avatar
    Thank you!
  • Corkhammer's avatar
    I tip my hat to you sir!
  • davidczv's avatar
    Read previous comments, I explained where is problems.
  • victor91's avatar
    made a save playing Romania and all the legends are GK

    other legends look ok. And my graphics aren't loading.
  • davidczv's avatar
    Thank you Irishnev. I'm glad you enjoy it! :)
  • Irishnev's avatar
    Hi David,

    This is working fine now (the facepack doesn't bother me), I have to say excellent work, it's like getting FM from the beginning all over again.

    Thanks for the effort.
  • Irishnev's avatar
    Cheers David - I look forward to using it :)
  • davidczv's avatar
    It's not problem if you play with winter update, all legends will be there, but only problem will be with wrong faces, because in winter update ID-s of legends dont match photos from facepack.
  • Irishnev's avatar

    Thanks for this, it looks great and appreciate the hard work. I had not stayed consistent with updates so have no option but to take the winter update, will there be the possibility to use it with this update in the future?
  • Baddaku's avatar
    well, i am from zelovo from place vlad was born, he was childhood friend with my grandfather so i think i should know something, when i asked my grandfather about he just laughed. Vlad was orthodox but he was also croat, i am not someone to look at that things but we do have same origins and i am proud of that. Anyway good job done, i tried simmilar thing last fm but it took much time and dedication so i just quit.
  • davidczv's avatar
    Thanks. This criterion I used is more realistic, because players from the same decades have same ages. And it's very hard work to add playing history to players. Really unnecessary thing and uses much time.
  • dougal78's avatar
    You've done a great job here, although I think you need to be more realistic with player ages. For example - Kenny Dalglish joined Liverpool when he was about 27. You have him as a 20 year old Liverpool player! Maybe add in some player histories too would be good.
  • davidczv's avatar
    I'm from Serbia, so I know very well about Vladimir Beara. He was from serbian family, big orthodox christian, and he always wanted to be buried in a Serbian monastery. That's well-known fact. Boksic has no place in Hajduk, since there are 4 more deserving attackers Vukas, Vujovic, Matosic and Nadoveza. Also, Suker was fantastic at Sevilla and he must be there. I know for mistake about Vukcevic, I mixed letters a little, thanks.
  • Baddaku's avatar
    nice work altough in Hajduk Split you spelled one of GK wrong. it is Radomir Vukčević not Radomir Vuković, also Vladimir Beara is Croat not Serbian, he is ortodox christian and after Hajduk played in Red Star so many thinks he is Serb but is Croat, also it would be nice to see Alen Bokšić in Hajduk, or Davor Šuker in Nk Osijek, i can't remember them from time they played but would like to see them at least in FM
  • Jamaaaaaal's avatar
    now it works. the problem was the skin. change it and it works. thank you very much
  • Jamaaaaaal's avatar
    I cant see any player faces. i dont know what the problem is. not even one of that pictures i can see
  • davidczv's avatar
    That's some problem with your game, not with database. As you can see all faces are correct in this screenshots above. If you start new game with default database, faces must be correct.
  • Mathieu69's avatar
    I did follow your instructions but somehow most player faces are still wrong.
  • davidczv's avatar
    Omg did you read instructions and previous comments? of course faces are wrong because you don't follow instructions.

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