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FIFA 22 confirmed top-rated players ft. Messi, Ronaldo, Lewandowski, more

Football season is back in full swing as we're only weeks away from the official release of FIFA 22. To build excitement, EA Sports are releasing the ratings of the game's premier footballers, here are the FIFA 22 confirmed top-rated players.
FIFA 22 confirmed top-rated players ft. Messi, Ronaldo, Lewandowski, more
Fans around the world are brimming with excitement as major professional football leagues are back up and running for a new campaign. Of course, the new season marks the time for EA Sports to release one of the most anticipated games of the year, FIFA 22.

There have already been a number of reported changes and improvements made to the ultra-popular Pro Clubs and Career modes. Now EA Sports is taking the next step in pre-season hype as we have our first set of player ratings.

So here they are, the FIFA 22 confirmed top-rated players in a fresh release from EA Sports.

FIFA 22 top rated players
Robert Lewandowski finds himself near the top of the list after another stellar season for Bayern. (Picture: EA Sports)

Confirmed top-rated players in FIFA 22

After much speculation about who might take the top of the list in FIFA 22, EA Sports has now confirmed that Lionel Messi is once again the highest-rated player in this year's FIFA title. Recognized by many as the greatest to ever play, it will be interesting to see how he beds in with his new PSG teammates over the course of the season.

Coming in at second on the list is Robert Lewandowski, now recognized by many as the best striker in the world, Lewa is an absolute goal-scoring machine. Messi's career counterpart, Cristiano Ronaldo takes the third-highest rating in FIFA 22 as he's just made a shocking return to Manchester United, where he first burst onto the scene.

Here are the rest of the FIFA 22 confirmed top-rated players:

Confirmed FIFA 22 top-rated players:

  1. Lionel Messi - RW - PSG - 93 Overall
  2. Robert Lewandowski - ST - Bayern - 92 Overall
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo - ST - Manchester United - 91 Overall
  4. Kevin De Bruyne - CM - Manchester City - 91 Overall
  5. Kylian Mbappé - ST - PSG - 91 Overall
  6. Neymar Jr. - LW - PSG - 91 Overall
  7. Jan Oblak - GK - Atlético Madrid - 91 Overall
  8. Harry Kane - ST - Tottenham Hotspur - 90 Overall
  9. N'golo Kanté - CDM - Chelsea - 90 Overall
  10. Manuel Nuer - GK - Bayern - 90 Overall
  11. Marc-André ter Stegen - GK - Barcelona - 90 Overall
  12. Mohamed Salah - RW - Liverpool - 89 Overall
  13. Gianluigi Donnarumma - GK - PSG - 89 Overall
  14. Karim Benzema - GK - Real Madrid - 89 Overall
  15. Virgil Van Dijk - CB - Liverpool - 89 Overall
  16. Joshua Kimmich - CDM - Bayern - 89 Overall
  17. Heung Min Son - LM - Tottenham Hotspur - 89 Overall
  18. Alisson - GK - Liverpool - 89 Overall
  19. Thibaut Courtois - GK - Real Madrid - 89 Overall
  20. Casemiro - CDM - Real Madrid - 89 Overall
  21. Ederson - GK - Manchester City - 89 Overall
  22. Sadio Mané - LW - Liverpool - 89 Overall

The top talent in world football today is at a stunning level, and EA Sports' initial ratings certainly reflect that. It will be interesting to see how this list stacks up as the season progresses while both players and their teams go in and out of form.

Make sure to stay tuned to our FIFA 22 tab ahead of the impending EA Sports release. We'll keep you up with all the latest breaking news and information.