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FIFA 23 Best Players - Top 23 Ratings & Stats

The FIFA 23 ratings are finally here after a long wait. In this guide, we will take a look at the top 23 players with their detailed stats in the game.
FIFA 23 Best Players - Top 23 Ratings & Stats

EA Sports has revealed the player ratings for its latest FIFA 23 game. We know which players will dominate the field with their skills after the developers confirm the top 23 players in the popular football simulation title. The upper brackets of the ratings do not surprise us with names we have all heard. However, there are a few surprises.

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have seen a significant nerf to their ratings, slipping down the ladder. That said, it’s a welcoming change for people who want to see other players shine in place of the two obvious legends. Let’s take a look at the ratings.

Fifa 23 - Top 23 Players and Ratings

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Kylian Mbappé doing what he does best. (Picture: EA)

 

The player ratings are a mix of some obvious and a few surprising names. We have also seen a massive improvement in the ratings of some players and a deterioration in the stats of a few top players. Here are the top 23 players in FIFA 23.

Karim Benzema - 91 Rating

At the first rank, we have Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema. After a terrific run with the team, the 35-year-old Frenchman has topped the FIFA 23 rankings. Here are his main stats:

  • Pace: 80

  • Shot: 88

  • Pass: 83

  • Dribbling: 87

  • Defense: 39

  • Physical: 79

Robert Lewandowski - 91 Rating

Polish Striker, Robert Lewandowski grabs the second spot after his consistent performances. The Barcelona player is 34-years-old and features some of the best shooting numbers.

  • Pace: 75

  • Shot: 91

  • Pass: 79

  • Dribbling: 86

  • Defense: 44

  • Physical: 83

Kylian Mbappé - 91 Rating

Kylian Mbappé needs no introduction. The 24-year-old PSG forward shows blistering pace, outstanding shooting, and dribbling capabilities.

  • Pace: 97

  • Shot: 89

  • Pass:80

  • Dribbling: 92

  • Defense: 36

  • Physical: 76

Kevin De Bruyne – 91 Rating

The Manchester City midfielder is one of the best in the world. The 31-year-old Belgian has shown consistency and offers supreme passing, dribbling, and shooting skills.  

  • Pace: 74

  • Shot: 88

  • Pass: 93

  • Dribbling: 87

  • Defense: 64

  • Physical: 77

Lionel Messi – 91 Rating

The best player the world has seen and one of the finest craftsmen in football. Messi has seen a drop in rating, which is normal considering his age.

  • Pace: 81

  • Shot: 89

  • Pass: 90

  • Dribbling: 94

  • Defense: 34

  • Physical: 64

Mohamed Salah – 90 Rating

The Egyptian national and Liverpool forward has scored record-breaking numbers of goals and is looking strong in the new season.

  • Pace: 90

  • Shot: 89

  • Pass: 82

  • Dribbling:90

  • Defense: 45

  • Physical: 75

Virgil van Dijk – 90 Rating

One of the best defenders in football. The Netherland wall has impressive pace and defense stats. He is extremely strong and dependable.

  • Pace: 81

  • Shot: 60

  • Pass: 71

  • Dribbling: 72

  • Defense: 91

  • Physical: 86

Cristiano Ronaldo – 90 Rating

Standing next to Lionel Messi, Ronaldo has been one of the most influential players in football. He has seen a slump in ratings as the 37-year-old grows older.

  • Pace: 81

  • Shot: 92

  • Pass: 78

  • Dribbling: 85

  • Defense: 34

  • Physical: 75

Thibaut Courtois – 90 Rating

The Real Madrid goalkeeper is one of the finest. He has exceptionally balanced stats on the board and a great choice between the sticks.

  • DIVING: 84

  • REFLEXES: 88

  • HANDLING: 89

  • SPEED: 52

  • KICKING: 74

  • POSITIONING: 86

Manuel Neuer – 90 Rating

The Bayern Munich goalkeeper has been performing well and offers incredible positioning and kicking stats.

  • DIVING: 87

  • REFLEXES: 88 

  • HANDLING: 88

  • SPEED: 60

  • KICKING: 91

  • POSITIONING: 91 

Neymar Jr – 89 Rating

The dribble king and typical Brazilian street style enthusiast. Lacking some physical stats, Neymar is quick and agile enough to open most defenses.

  • Pace: 87

  • Shot: 83

  • Pass: 85

  • Dribbling: 93

  • Defense: 37

  • Physical: 61

Heung-Min Son – 89 Rating

Playing as Spurs’ best player and performing well isn’t easy. Son has great all-around stats and is lethal in front of goal.

  • Pace: 88

  • Shot: 89

  • Pass: 82

  • Dribbling: 86

  • Defense: 42

  • Physical: 69

Sadio Mane – 89 Rating

Sadio Mane recently moved from Liverpool to Bayern. He has great pace and dribbling skills. He is strong and can surprise the defense line.

  • Pace: 90

  • Shot: 83

  • Pass: 80

  • Dribbling: 88

  • Defense: 44

  • Physical: 77

Joshua Kimmich – 89 Rating

A great defensive midfielder, Kimmich has good passing and dribbling stats as well. He offers good versatility in the midfield area.

  • Pace: 68

  • Shot: 72

  • Pass: 87

  • Dribbling: 84

  • Defense: 83

  • Physical: 79

Casemiro – 89 Rating

A rock in the defense, Casemiro has insane physical stats and can keep the ball well. One of the best defenders to have on your team.

  • Pace: 63

  • Shot: 73

  • Pass: 75

  • Dribbling: 72

  • Defense: 87

  • Physical: 90

Alisson – 89 Rating

Liverpool goalkeeper who is always reliable and confident. One of the best keepers the Premier League has to offer.

  • DIVING: 86

  • REFLEXES: 89 

  • HANDLING: 85

  • SPEED: 47

  • KICKING: 84

  • POSITIONING: 90 

Harry Kane – 89 Rating

Lacking pace Harry Kane might not seem much, but the Spurs forward can smack in some crazy goals. He is also very strong on the ball.

  • Pace: 68

  • Shot: 91

  • Pass: 83

  • Dribbling: 82

  • Defense: 47

  • Physical: 82

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Ederson – 89 Rating

Keeping Manchester City’s goal safe, Ederson is yet another top keeper in the EPL.  He boasts high kicking stats.

  • DIVING: 87

  • REFLEXES: 88 

  • HANDLING: 82

  • SPEED: 63

  • KICKING: 93

  • POSITIONING: 88

N’Golo Kante – 89 Rating

Chelsea’s defensive midfielder offers high defense stats and can hold on to the ball well. He can also move forward, but lacks shooting accuracy.

  • Pace: 72

  • Shot: 66

  • Pass: 74

  • Dribbling: 81

  • Defense: 87

  • Physical: 82

Jan Oblak – 89 Rating

The Atlético Madrid keeper has top-handling stats. He is quick off the line and can make tremendous saves.

  • DIVING: 86

  • REFLEXES: 89 

  • HANDLING: 90

  • SPEED: 60

  • KICKING: 78

  • POSITIONING: 87 

Erling Haaland – 88 Rating

Haaland recently moved to City and is already bagging some great goals. He has insane stats in shooting and offers good physicality.

  • Pace: 89

  • Shot: 91

  • Pass: 65

  • Dribbling: 80

  • Defense: 49

  • Physical: 87

Toni Kroos – 88 Rating

Kroos is a decent choice in the midfield. The 32-year-old German has good passing stats and can score top bins from a distance.

  • Pace: 53

  • Shot: 81

  • Pass: 90

  • Dribbling: 81

  • Defense: 71

  • Physical: 68

Marquinhos – 88 Rating

Offering some amazing defense stats, Marquinhos is the last player out of the 23 in this list. He plays as a defender for PSG and has good passing skills and pace.

  • Pace: 79

  • Shot: 56

  • Pass: 75

  • Dribbling: 74

  • Defense: 89

  • Physical: 80

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