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FIFA 21 ratings: top 100 players revealed as Lionel Messi tops list

EA confirm the top 100 higher-ranking players for FIFA 21 ahead of the new game's October release date.

FIFA 21 ratings

EA Sports has finally revealed the FIFA 21 top 100 highest-rated players and predictably Lionel Messi comes top.

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There’s plenty of familiar faces in the top 10, along with Lionel Messi in top spot there’s Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo, Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and Man City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.

Paris St-Germain’s Neymar rounds off the top five players.

EA Sports has also revealed there are a few big upgrades coming too. Lewandowski and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe as well as Liverpool’s Sadio Mane are all getting upgraded base cards in FIFA 21.

Messi has been downgraded a tad, but still is the best player in FIFA 21.

FIFA 21 top 100 highest-rated players

  1. Lionel Messi, Barcelona (93)
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo, Piemonte Calcio (92)
  3. Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich (91)
  4. Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City (91)
  5. Neymar Jr., Paris Saint-Germain (91)
  6. Jan Oblak, Atletico de Madrid (91)
  7. Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool (90)
  8. Kylian Mbappé, Paris Saint-Germain (90)
  9. Mohamed Salah, Liverpool (90)
  10. Sadio Mané, Liverpool (90)
  11. Marc-Andre ter Stegen, FC Barcelona (90)
  12. Alisson Becker, Liverpool (90)
  13. Sergio Aguero, Manchester City (89)
  14. Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid (89)
  15. Karim Benzema, Real Madrid (89)
  16. Manuel Neuer, Bayern Munich (89)
  17. Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid (89)
  18. Casemiro, Real Madrid (89)
  19. Eden Hazard, Real Madrid (88)
  20. Raheem Sterling, Manchester City (88)
  21. Samir Handanovic, Inter (88)
  22. Toni Kroos, Real Madrid (88)
  23. Kalidou Koulibaly, Napoli (88)
  24. Harry Kane, Tottenham (88)
  25. Ederson, Manchester City (88)
  26. Paulo Dybala, Piemonte Calcio (88)
  27. Joshua Kimmich, Bayern Munich (88)
  28. N’Golo Kante, Chelsea (88)
  29. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool (87)
  30. Giorgio Chiellini, Piemonte Calcio (87)
  31. Hugo Lloris, Tottenham (87)
  32. Luis Suarez, Barcelona (87)
  33. Luka Modric, Real Madrid (87)
  34. Angel Di Maria, Paris Saint-Germain (87)
  35. Wojciech Szczęsny, Piemonte Calcio (87)
  36. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal (87)
  37. Sergio Busquets, Barcelona (87)
  38. Ciro Immobile, Lazio (87)
  39. Keylor Navas, Paris Saint-Germain (87)
  40. Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona (87)
  41. Heung-Min Son, Tottenham (87)
  42. Roberto Firmino, Liverpool (87)
  43. Fabinho, Liverpool (87)
  44. Bruno Fernandes, Manchester United (87)
  45. Aymeric Laporte, Manchester City (87)
  46. Andy Robertson, Liverpool (87)
  47. Bernardo Silva, Manchester City (87)
  48. Jadon Sancho, Borussia Dortmund (87)
  49. Alejandro Gomez, Atalanta (87)
  50. Gerard Pique, Barcelona (86)
  51. David Silva, Real Sociedad (86)
  52. Yann Sommer, Borussia Mönchengladbach (86)
  53. Mats Hummels, Borussia Dortmund (86)
  54. Jordan Henderson, Liverpool (86)
  55. Jordi Alba, Barcelona (86)
  56. Thomas Muller, Bayern Munich (86)
  57. David De Gea, Manchester United (86)
  58. Paul Pogba, Manchester United (86)
  59. Marco Verratti, Paris Saint-Germain (86)
  60. Raphael Varane, Real Madrid (86)
  61. Dani Carvajal, Real Madrid (86)
  62. Jamie Vardy, Leicester City (86)
  63. Thiago Silva, Chelsea (85)
  64. Dries Mertens, Napoli (85)
  65. Miralem Pjanic, Barcelona (85)
  66. Gini Wijnaldum, Liverpool (85)
  67. Diego Godin, Inter (85)
  68. Toby Alderweireld, Tottenham (85)
  69. Leonardo Bonucci, Piemonte Calcio (85)
  70. Péter Gulácsi, RB Leipzig (85)
  71. Marco Reus, Borussia Dortmund (85)
  72. Kyle Walker, Manchester City (85)
  73. Thiago Alcantara, Bayern Munich (85)
  74. Dani Parejo, Villarreal (85)
  75. Christian Eriksen, Inter (85)
  76. Alex Sandro, Piemonte Calcio (85)
  77. Romelu Lukaku, Inter (85)
  78. Bernd Leno, Arsenal (85)
  79. Koke, Atletico Madrid (85)
  80. Lorenzo Insigne, Napoli (85)
  81. Luis Alberto, Lazio (85)
  82. Mauro Icardi, Paris Saint-Germain (85)
  83. Memphis Depay, Lyon (85)
  84. Riyad Mahrez, Manchester City (85)
  85. Serge Gnabry, Bayern Munich (85)
  86. Marquinhos, Paris Saint-Germain (85)
  87. Hakim Ziyech, Chelsea (85)
  88. Ricardo Pereira, Leicester City (85)
  89. Timo Werner, Chelsea (85)
  90. Clement Lenglet, Barcelona (85)
  91. Leroy Sane, Bayern Munich (85)
  92. Sergej Milinković-Savić, Lazio (85)
  93. Frenkie De Jong, Barcelona (85)
  94. Gianluigi Donnarumma, AC Milan (85)
  95. Marcus Rashford, Manchester United (85)
  96. Rodri, Manchester City(85)
  97. Milan Skriniar, Inter (85)
  98. Matthijs de Ligt, Piemonte Calcio (85)
  99. Kai Havertz, Chelsea (85)
  100. Erling Haaland (84)

When is FIFA 21 released?

FIFA 21 is due for release at the start of October. The UK and worldwide release is set for 9th October, 2020. A few editions will release earlier.

If you pre-order FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition or Champions Edition on PS4, Xbox One and PC you can play from 6th October 2020. The Standard Edition will follow the wider release of 9th October.

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