Published on September 13th, 2022 | by Adrian Gunning


The experts have spoken and let the debate begin. Starting yesterday, September 11th, EA SPORTS began unveiling the FIFA 23 Ratings for the best male footballers in the world.

Kicking off with the reveal of the EA SPORTS FIFA 23 Ambassador Roster Ratings yesterday, EA SPORTS also unveiled the Top 23 Men’s Player Ratings for FIFA 23 today! From Messi to Ronaldo and from Lewandowski to Mbappé, these players are at the top of their games, but only one can be crowned the absolute best. Here is the ultimate Top 23 ranking from FIFA 23:

  1.  Karim Benzema, 91 – Real Madrid
  2. Robert Lewandowski, 91 – FC Barcelona
  3. Kylian Mbappé, 91 – Paris Saint-Germain
  4. Kevin De Bruyne, 91 – Manchester City
  5. Lionel Messi, 91 – Paris Saint-Germain
  6. Mohamed Salah, 90 – Liverpool
  7. Virgil van Dijk, 90 – Liverpool
  8. Cristiano Ronaldo, 90 – Manchester United
  9. Thibaut Courtois, 90 – Real Madrid
  10. Manuel Neuer, 90 – Bayern München
  11. Neymar Jr, 89 – Paris Saint-Germain
  12. Son Heung-min, 89 – Tottenham Hotspur
  13. Sadio Mané, 89 – Bayern München
  14. Joshua Kimmich, 89 – Bayern München
  15. Casemiro, 89 – Manchester United
  16. Alisson, 89 – Liverpool
  17. Harry Kane, 89 – Tottenham Hotspur
  18. Ederson, 89 – Manchester City
  19. N’Golo Kanté, 89 – Chelsea
  20. Jan Oblak, 89 – Atlético de Madrid
  21. Erling Haaland, 88 – Manchester City
  22. Toni Kroos, 88 – Real Madrid
  23. Marquinhos, 88 – Paris Saint-Germain

Over the course of the next week, EA SPORTS will continue to reveal the best of the best including the Premier League Most Improved, Bundesliga 5 Star Skillers, and much more. At the week’s end, the top 1,000 player ratings will be unveiled and fans across the globe can begin debating their favorite players.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 13: Premier League and Most Improved
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14: LaLiga and Best U21
  • Thursday, Sept. 15: Bundesliga and 5 Star Skillers
  • Friday, Sept. 16: Serie A, Ligue 1, Career Mode Highest Potential
  • Saturday, Sept. 17: Best Passers and Best Dribblers
  • Sunday, Sept. 18: Full Database, Fastest Players, Career Mode Gems

Additionally, Women’s Ratings will be unveiled Sept. 21-22 and will offer fans a fresh look at the most authentic integration ever for women’s leagues. Happy to share more details on that end once available.

To view the latest editorial ratings content, please visit the FIFA Ratings Database Hub.

FIFA 23 is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and will be available worldwide on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Stadia, PS4, and Xbox One on September 30. Early access for FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition begins on September 27, 2022. Follow @EASPORTSFIFA on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube to keep up with our latest news, announcements, and to let us know what you think.

To learn more about the latest news for FIFA 23, please visit

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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