With the FIFA World Cup 2022 being held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, everyone is excited to see and cheer their favorite players including Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, etc. Though FIFA ratings has listed some of the best FIFA players, people are still argumentative about the rankings.
As FIFA listing sees Lionel Messi the world’s best player, some people continue to argue that Lewandowski should have been given the top spot instead of Messi. FIFA ratings have proclaimed a list of best and most favorite players in FIFA 2022. We have mentioned the top seven players in FIFA 2022 below and we will also have a close look at their detailed profile.
Other than these top seven FIFA 2022 players, we will also provide you the list of full FIFA 2022 ratings for both male and female football players. Let’s not take long and move to the Top Seven highest rated players in FIFA 2022.
1. Lionel Messi
You must have heard about Messi, the Great. As you may already know, Messi is a Argentine professional football player who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Messi’s considered the greatest as well as fastest footballer on Earth with a pace of 85 and an overall rating of 93. The Argentine star used to play for Barcelona but has moved to PSG for a transfer fee or signing fee of £25 million.
Messi’s PSG number is 30 and he has his focus on winning a fifth Champions League medal and a sixth Ballon d’Or. Messi has also been named as one of the top favorites in FIFA 2022 with 85 pace, 91 passing, 92 shooting, 95 dribbling and 65 physical. Having all of it together, Messi is all ready to lift the World Cup trophy for Argentina this time as it could be his last World Cup.
2. Robert Lewandowski
FIFA has named the Polish assassin , Robert Lewandowski the second highest rated footballer in FIFA World Cup 2022. Polish surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo in the FIFA 21 ratings and secured the second spot in the FIFA 22 ratings.
Robert plays as a striker for the La Liga club Barcelona and serves as captain of the Polish National team. He has crossed the target of 230 goals for Bayern Munich. Apart from the global popularity, Robert has an astonishing fan following of 31m followers on Instagram. Also, his new card shows 86 dribbling, 78 pace, 92 shooting, 79 passing and 82 physicality making him the second top rated FIFA gem.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
If Messi is the king, Ronaldo is the heir of the Football Empire. However, Ronaldo has already taken over the football Empire and now he is ranked third top rated footballer in FIFA 22. He plays as a forward for the Premier League club Manchester United and the Portugal National team.
Portugal’s talisman has enjoyed a freaking awesome first year of his return to Premier League/ Manchester United. He has also got the call for the World Cup as Portugal made it to the tournament via playoff. And his new gold card has made the globe obsessed with his EPL and Portugal squads disclosing 87 pace, 82 passing, 88 dribbling, 93 shooting and 75 physical.
4. Kevin de Bruyne
Just like Ronaldo, Kevin also made it to the top Seven list as only two years premier league players. The Belgian footballer plays as a midfielder for Premier league club Manchester City and the Belgian national team. Also, he is already regarded as one of the best footballers of his generation while Pundits often describe him as a “complete footballer”.
The Belgian superstar has ranked fourth in the FIFA 22 ratings list with the attributes of 76 pace, 88 dribbling, 86 shooting, 64 defending capability, 93 passing and 78 physical. The former Chelsea midfielder has got an overall rating of 91.
5. Kylian Mbappe
If you know, you know that Kylian Mbappe has been titled as the fastest player in FIFA 2022 and shortly he also became the fifth top rated footballer in FIFA 22 rating list. Kylian already has global fame and popularity to his name and his first appearance in the list is just wonderful.
Despite his failure at the game against Switzerland where he missed the decisive spot kick that could win him a goal, nobody else is able enough to get such a basic gold card with 97 pace, 92 dribbling, 88 shooting, 80 passing, 36 defensive and 77 physical on it. Currently, Mbappe plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
6. Neymar Jr.
Another star from Paris Saint-Germain after Messi and Mbappe in the highest rated top seven. Neymar Jr plays as a left winger for the club and has got an overall rating of 91. He has reached these heights and become so successful largely due to the support and nurture of Lewandowski and Mbappe.
He has scarcely had real life regression on his part. Despite any of that, his 91 pace, 94 dribbling, 83 shooting, 37 defence, 86 passing and 63 physical ensures a regular expensive card for him to be signed for some most prominent events throughout the winter months.
7. Jan Oblak
Last but not the least, Jan Oblak is the seventh top rated footballer in the FIFA 22 ratings list. He plays as a goalkeeper for Atletico Madrid with 92 handling, 90 reflexes and 90 positioning.
Jan is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers on the earth who is challenged by 90-rated German pair Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Manuel Neuer and 89-rated Gianluigi Donnarumma. You must have heard his name before as he was also the Euro 2020 champion.
Now comes the time to fulfil our promise as we assured you the full list of official FIFA 2022 ratings. For both men and women the list contains a top to bottom rankings of top 22 players.
Top 22 men as of FIFA 22 ratings:
- Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain), 93
- Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern), 92
- Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), 91
- Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), 91
- Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), 91
- Neymar Jr (Paris Saint-Germain), 91
- Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid), 91
- Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), 90
- N’golo Kante (Chelsea), 90
- Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern), 90
- Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona), 90
- Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), 89
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain), 89
- Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), 89
- Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool), 89
- Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern), 89
- Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), 89
- Alisson (Liverpool), 89
- Thibaut (Real Madrid), 89
- Casemiro (Real Madrid), 89
- Ederson (Manchester City), 89
- Sadio Mane (Liverpool), 89
Top 22 Women as of FIFA 22 ratings:
- Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands), 92
- Lucy Bronze (England), 92
- Wendie Renard (France), 92
- Samantha Kerr (Australia), 91
- Amandine Henry (France), 90
- Dzsenifer Marozsan (Germany), 90
- Caroline Graham Hansen (Denmark), 90
- Tobin Heath (USA), 90
- Megan Rapinoe (USA), 90
- Alex Morgan (USA), 90
- Julie Ertz (USA), 89
- Eugenie Le Sommer (France), 89
- Lieke Martens (Netherlands), 89
- Christine Sinclair (Canada), 89
- Fran Kirby (England), 88
- Alexandra Popp (Germany), 88
- Becky Sauerbrunn (USA), 88
- Jenni Hermoso (Spain), 88
- Amel Majri (France), 87
- Kim Little (Scotland), 87
- Lindsey Horan (USA 90), 87
- Sara Dabritz (Germany), 87