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.
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:
- Lionel Messi - RW - PSG - 93 Overall
- Robert Lewandowski - ST - Bayern - 92 Overall
- Cristiano Ronaldo - ST - Manchester United - 91 Overall
- Kevin De Bruyne - CM - Manchester City - 91 Overall
- Kylian Mbappé - ST - PSG - 91 Overall
- Neymar Jr. - LW - PSG - 91 Overall
- Jan Oblak - GK - Atlético Madrid - 91 Overall
- Harry Kane - ST - Tottenham Hotspur - 90 Overall
- N'golo Kanté - CDM - Chelsea - 90 Overall
- Manuel Nuer - GK - Bayern - 90 Overall
- Marc-André ter Stegen - GK - Barcelona - 90 Overall
- Mohamed Salah - RW - Liverpool - 89 Overall
- Gianluigi Donnarumma - GK - PSG - 89 Overall
- Karim Benzema - GK - Real Madrid - 89 Overall
- Virgil Van Dijk - CB - Liverpool - 89 Overall
- Joshua Kimmich - CDM - Bayern - 89 Overall
- Heung Min Son - LM - Tottenham Hotspur - 89 Overall
- Alisson - GK - Liverpool - 89 Overall
- Thibaut Courtois - GK - Real Madrid - 89 Overall
- Casemiro - CDM - Real Madrid - 89 Overall
- Ederson - GK - Manchester City - 89 Overall
- 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.