The release of FIFA 22 is getting closer and closer. Time to look ahead: Which players can get the highest ratings in FIFA 22? In the following list you will find 10 players who would have earned a place in the FIFA 22 Top 10 Players in Ultimate Team after last season’s performances. These are not the official top 10 in FIFA 22, but an assessment of which players could get the highest ratings.
Top 10 Best Players in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team
The official ratings of the players are usually announced a few weeks before the release of a FIFA game. All information about the release of FIFA 22 can be found here. And now let’s look at possibly the top 10 players in FIFA 22, which are surely worth to get though millions of FIFA 22 coins you will need for. This list was made taking into account the achievements of the players in real football, as well as on the basis of their previous FIFA history.
Top 10 – Mohamed Salah
Just behind Kane in the Premier League scoring list is another member of last year’s Top 10: Mo Salah had 22 goals and 5 assists. The Egyptian is one of the best players the Premier League has to offer – which was also reflected in his rating in FIFA 21. There he had a 90 to offer, which he should probably not lose in FIFA 22. Thus, the popular attacker should be in the top 10 again in the new offshoot.
Top 9 – Harry Kane
For Tottenham Hotspur it was only enough for the 7th place in the league this time. It won’t have been Harry Kane’s fault: last season he secured the top scorer in the Premier League with 23 goals and 14 assists. In the European Championship, he also came with his ELP to the final, which is due on Sunday evening (11 July). Overall, however, Kane generally simply plays at an extremely high level – and should also be rewarded with a rating increase. But since he is already at 88, another rating boost could easily push him into the top 10.
Top 8 – N’golo Kanté
Both in FIFA and in real football, Kanté is known as an outstanding player in midfield. The Frenchman is simply everywhere and ensures that the opponent stays at a distance from his own goal. Especially in the Champions League, Kanté convinced with strong performances, which helped Chelsea FC strongly to advance to the final – and to win in the end. As a result, Kanté has already been associated with winning the Ballon D’Or, the award for the best player of the year. Whether it will come to that, is open – but a rating jump to 90 and into the top 10 of FIFA 22 should be in it.
Top 7 – Joshua Kimmich
In FIFA 21, there was a lot of astonishment about the ratings of FC Bayern, which were too weak for many. One of the players who received a rating upgrade was midfielder Kimmich – and this year is likely to be the next one. Kimmich has become an absolute leader and is now considered an absolute world-class player in midfield – who can still help out at the back right in case of doubt. Kimmich is both strong defensively, but can also create danger offensively. In the Bundesliga, he provided 10 assists and four goals. The 26-year-old international has now established himself as a top player. This may be rewarded with a further rating jump of 2 points to 90.
Top 6 – Kevin De Bruyne
The Belgian is one of the best midfielders in the world and once again impressed with strong performances last season. Especially in the first half of the season he scored goals and assists before an injury in winter relegated him to the stands. During the second half of the season he had to watch several times, but was back on the field in the last game of the season and contributed a goal and an assist. At the end of the season, the championship should stand for his club Manchester City – and almost the big hit in the Champions League. In the final, however, ManCity lost to Chelsea with De Bruyne as captain. In the European Championship, de Bruynes’ national team ended Belgium against Italy in the quarter-finals. But these defeats shouldn’t have too much of an impact on de Bruynes’ rating. He will probably not lose the 91 – there may even be a point on top after the championship.
Top 5 – Neymar
The Brazilian did not have an easy year. He missed several Ligue 1 games due to various injuries and complaints and ended up in only 18 appearances in the league at the end of the season. In addition, there were nine games in the Champions League. However, the numbers still speak for the dribbling artist. 9 goals and 6 assists in the league, 6 goals and 3 assists at European level are a strong average in the few appearances. Like Messi, Neymar was also in the final of the Copa America, even if he had to admit defeat in the end. A rating increase beyond the 91 currently seems rather unlikely. But even this rating would probably secure Neymar a place in the top 10.
Top 4 – Kylian Mbappé
With everything that Kylian Mbappé has already achieved, it’s easy to forget how young the Frenchman still is. As a result, the 22-year-old will probably be one of the greatest talents in FIFA 22, despite his already high rating. But is it enough for the best player? Messi, Ronaldo and Lewandowski are likely to have advantages over Mbappé here. But what is certain is that Mbappé will again be in the upper range of the top 10 – especially now that he has been confirmed as the new cover star for FIFA 22. In the league, Mbappé scored almost at will, scoring 27 goals in 31 games and serving 7 more. In the Champions League he had 8 hits and 3 assists. That should lead to a rating increase from 90 to 91.
Top 3 – Robert Lewandowski
Last year, Lewandowski received a rating of 91 points – will it possibly go even higher this time? With his last season, the FC Bayern striker would definitely have a good argument to provide. Because in the season 20/21, the Polish attacker wrote a piece of Bundesliga history. Not only did he once again shoot FC Bayern to the championship with his goals: he also broke a record with his goals, which was actually intended for eternity. Lewandowski scored 41 goals, one more than Gerd Müller collected in the 1971/72 season. The legendary 40-goal-in-a-season mark has thus fallen – and Lewandowski is the new record scorer in the Bundesliga. It is quite possible that this will be the decisive factor upwards and lewandowski will earn one more rating point.
Top 2 – Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi’s eternal rival for the top spot in world football had to settle for second place in FIFA ratings last year and received a 92nd place. The situation is likely to be similar in FIFA 22. Ronaldo once again impressed in Serie A with an extremely large number of goals and secured the top scorer title of the Italian league with 29 goals ahead of Romelu Lukaku. For his team, however, as well as for FC Barcelona, it was only enough for third place in the championship. At the European Championship, Ronaldo finished with Portugal after surviving the group stage in the round of sixteen against Belgium. Given that Ronaldo is now 36 years old, his rating is likely to remain at 92 and secure him second place, shouldn’t another competitor pass by.
Top 1 – Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is now 34 years old, but still provides magical moments on the football field. The Argentine has been called the best football player in the world for years and won awards and titles without end. And he just doesn’t stop: Last season 20/21, Messi was the top scorer in the Spanish LaLiga with 30 goals, and he also added eleven more goals. This time, however, the championship was not won by FC Barcelona, but by Atlético Madrid. Messi also impressed at the Copa América with goals and assists and was able to celebrate the title with Argentina. In FIFA 21, Messi occupied the top position of the top 10 with a rating of 93. Due to its age, an increase in the rating is probably unlikely. However, he is likely to stay at a 93 – and thus probably also in the top position in FIFA 22, so don’t forget to prepare enough FIFA Coins for him!
Who else could be named into the Top 10 FIFA 22 player list?
Of course, the race for the top spots in FIFA 22 is close and several players are scratching the top scores. For example, players like Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes or Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema could also shoot their way into the top 10 of the new ratings thanks to strong performances.