With FIFA 17 just around the corner, EA have been drip feeding us all the best players’ stats over the last couple of weeks. Now, we have a definitive top ten best players list.
You can go ahead and check out the list down below and be mildly surprised by the fact that for the first time in seven years, Lionel Messi is not the top rated player in a FIFA game. Dios Mio!
10. David De Gea – Manchester Utd
9. Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich
8. Jérôme Boateng- Bayern Munich
7. Zlatan Ibrahimović – Manchester United
6. Gareth Bale – Real Madrid
5. Manuel Neuer – Bayern Munich
4. Luis Suárez – Barcelona
3. Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. (Neymar to his mates) – Barcelona
2. Lionel Messi – Barcelona
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid
This year’s cover star Marco Reus nestles in at the number 25 slot with an 88 rating overall. It’s also the first time a proper story mode has been introduced to the series in the form of ‘The Journey’ which puts you in the shoes of young starlet Alex Hunter. Check out the trailer for that below.
FIFA 17 drops on September 27 for PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC
Mark is the Gaming Editor for UNILAD. Having grown up a gaming addict, he’s been deeply entrenched in culture and spends time away from work playing as much as possible. Mark studied music at University and found a love for journalism through going to local gigs and writing about them for local and national publications.