FIFA 18 player ratings and best players - the top 50 best FIFA players ranked by Overall rating

The 50 best players in FIFA 18 ranked, plus their their positions and stats.

FIFA 18 player ratings will help you see, at a glance, the game's top players across its many leagues, clubs and positions.


If you want to get more granular, we've also put together our list of the best players by position in FIFA 18, along with FIFA 18's wonderkids and all FIFA 18 5* skillers and skill moves, too - helping to narrow down your search even more.

But while the above articles are helpful for your more specific squad-building goals, it's also worth ranking all players in the game so if you're splashing the Sheikh's cash for City, you can go straight to the best of the best.

For more guides, tips, and info in general on FIFA 18, head back to our main FIFA 18 tips and guide hub.

FIFA 18 player ratings - the top 50 best FIFA players ranked by Overall rating

The best way to use this guide, if you have something specific in mind, would be to Ctrl+F to find players of a certain position, rating, club or name.

1Cristiano RonaldoReal MadridLW94
2Lionel MessiFC BarcelonaRW93
3NeymarParis Saint-GermainLW92
4Luis SuárezFC BarcelonaST92
5Manuel NeuerBayern MunichGK92
6Robert LewandowskiBayern MunichST91
7Sergio RamosReal MadridCB90
8Eden HazardChelseaLW90
9Toni KroosReal MadridCM90
10Gonzalo HiguaínJuventusST90
11David De GeaManchester UnitedGK90
12Luka ModrićReal MadridCM89
13Gianluigi BuffonJuventusGK89
14Alexis SánchezArsenalLM89
15Kevin De BruyneManchester CityCAM89
16Giorgio ChielliniJuventusCB89
17Gareth BaleReal MadridRW89
18Sergio AgüeroManchester CityST89
19Thibaut CourtoisChelseaGK89
20Antoine GriezmannAtlético De MadridST88
21Paulo DybalaJuventusCAM88
22ThiagoBayern MünchenCM88
23Leonardo BonucciMilanCB88
24Arjen RobbenBayern MünchenRM88
25Thiago SilvaParis Saint-GermainCB88
26Mats HummelsBayern MünchenCB88
27Diego GodínAtlético De MadridCB88
28Hugo LlorisTottenham HotspurGK88
29Pierre-Emerick AubameyangBorussia DortmundST88
30Zlatan IbrahimovićManchester UnitedST88
31Jan OblakAtlético De MadridGK88
32Mesut ÖzilArsenalCAM88
33Jérôme BoatengBayern MünchenCB88
34Marco VerrattiParis Saint-GermainCM87
35N'golo KantéChelseaCDM87
36Paul PogbaManchester UnitedCM87
37Edinson CavaniParis Saint-GermainST87
38MarceloReal MadridLB87
39Arturo VidalBayern MünchenCDM87
40Christian EriksenTottenham HotspurCAM87
41Marek HamšíkNapoliCM87
42Gerard PiquéFC BarcelonaCB87
43David SilvaManchester CityCAM87
44Ivan RakitićFC BarcelonaCM87
45Andres IniestaFC BarcelonaCM87
46Samir HandanovičInterGK87
47Thomas MüllerBayern MünchenCF86
48Romelu LukakuManchester UnitedST86
49Dries MertensNapoliCF86
50Radja NainggolanRomaCM86

That's all for the game's top 50 - worth bearing in mind, though, is that the Overall ratings are generally most important for Career Mode in FIFA 18.

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For more help? Our FIFA 18 tips and guide gives you an overview of our many pointers, and if you're playing The Journey in particular, see our The Journey: Hunter Returns walkthrough. Meanwhile, we have lists of FIFA 18 wonderkids and the best young players, FIFA 18 player ratings, the best strikers, best wingers, best midfielders, best defenders and best goalkeepers. Elsewhere, we have details on five star skillers and skill moves listed, how to score free kicks, penalties and set pieces, and the FIFA 18 best players by position. Fan of Ultimate Team? We look at FIFA 18 Chemistry explained, the latest OTW Ones to Watch cards, along with best Chemistry Styles for each position, and finally how to earn FIFA Coins quickly and for free.


For The Journey, you won't be doing any transfer wheeling and dealing, whilst in Ultimate Team, you'll find Chemistry is much more important than actual player ratings, particularly when Chemistry Styles are capable of boosting a selection of your players' stats by a whopping 90 points in total.

It's otherwise an interesting read for those looking to see who has risen to the top - or dropped down the list - with each yearly iteration, such as Gareth Bale dropping out of the top 10 with his 88 rating.

Additional reporting by Chris Tapsell.


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