Well, Starsport fired up a copy of FIFA 12 and trawled through the data.
Back then, Wahbi Khazri had just helped his Bastia side gain promotion from the third tier of French football and Lamine Kone was just about to start his second season with Ligue Un side Lorient.
So what were the ratings of the Black Cats players?
Click through the gallery above to find out. We’ve also included the rating they could potentially reach in career mode.