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Best freekick takers in FIFA 22

The release of FIFA 22 is just around the corner as EA Sports is beginning to release tons of exciting information. For gamers beginning to make plans for their Ultimate Teams, here are the best freekick takers in FIFA 22.
Best freekick takers in FIFA 22

It's an exciting time for football fans as major European leagues are beginning to ramp up their pre-season fixtures ahead of the upcoming campaigns. This of course means the latest edition of EA Sports footballing video game is close to release with gamers waiting for the impending FIFA 22 release.

With Ultimate Team becoming such a cyclical game mode, many players want to maximize their window by mapping out their squad pre-release. Whether you're looking to play a possession-dominant, or counter-attacking style, the early weeks of FIFA will be crucial to building your squad.

No matter your style of play, set pieces are one of the most important factors of any team, and you'll want a specialist to deliver the goods. Here are the best freekick takers in FIFA 22.

Note: Full FIFA 22 ratings have not yet been released, so these predictions are based on FIFA 21 status.

Freekicks are golden opportunities for gamers that have mastered the set-piece controls. (Picture: EA Sports)

FIFA 22 best freekick takers - by position

Here are the top freekick takers at each position for all your FIFA 22 Ultimate Team squad building needs. Ratings are of course subject to change after the official FIFA 22 release.

Striker/Centre Forward

  1. Paulo Dybala (CF) - Juventus - 88 OVR (88 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Memphis Depay (CF) - Barcelona - 85 OVR (86 FK. Accuracy)
  3. Robert Lewandowski (ST) - FC Bayern 91 OVR (85 FK. Accuracy)


  1. James Ward-Prowse (CM) - Southampton - 81 OVR (92 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Miralem Pjanic (CM) - Barcelona - 85 OVR (92 FK. Accuracy)
  3. Daniel Parejo (CM) - Villareal CF - 85 OVR (90 FK. Accuracy)
  4. Shunsuke Nakamura (CAM) - Yokohama FC - 64 OVR (90 FK. Accuracy)
  5. Sebastian Giovinco (CAM) - Al Hilal - 80 OVR (91 FK. Accuracy)
  6. Christian Eriksen (CM) - Inter - 82 OVR (87 FK. Accuracy)
  7. Bruno Fernandes (CAM) - Manchester United - 88 OVR (87 FK. Accuracy)
  8. Lasse Schøne (CM) - NEC Nijmegan - 74 OVR (87 FK. Accuracy)
Paulo Dybala is a threat to score from any set piece in-range. (Picture: EA Sports)


  1. Enis Bardhi (LM) - Levante UD - 79 OVR (91 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Neymar Jr. (LW) - Paris SG - 91 OVR (89 FK. Accuracy)
  3. Hakan Çalhanoğlu (LW) - Milan - 79 OVR (86 FK. Accuracy)


  1. Lionel Messi (RW) - PSG - 93 OVR (94 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Ager Aketxe Barrutia (RM) - SD Eibar - 71 OVR (89 FK. Accuracy)
  3. Ángel Di María (RW) - Paris SG - 87 OVR (88 FK. Accuracy)
  4. Robert Skov (RM) - TSH Hoffenheim - 75 OVR (87 FK. Accuracy)
  5. Gareth Bale (RW) - Real Madrid - 82 OVR (87 FK. Accuracy)
Throughout his career, Gareth Bale has been a freekick wizard. (Picture: JollyGamez FIFA YouTube)


  1. Aleksandar Kolarov (LB) - Inter - 78 OVR (89 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Jonathan Schmid (RB) - SC Freiburg - 76 OVR (87 FK. Accuracy)

Make sure to keep up with our FIFA 22 tab ahead of the EA Sports scheduled release. We'll make sure to fill you in on all the latest breaking news and developments.