The best FIFA Strikers are the kings of the game's business end, and with this year opening up to a few more goals than previous editions, they'll play as important a role as they ever have.

Here on this page, we'll be listing FIFA 19's best strikers - which includes the best FIFA ST, the best FIFA CF, and the best LFs and RFs, too, ranked in order of their overall rating.

Be sure to take also look at the specifics depending on what you want out of them, beyond the obvious points of Finishing, and Long Shots, and think about aspects like Ball Control and Short Passing if you prefer to play with two up top, or Heading and Strength if you like a big target man who's a threat in the air.

For other stats-based guides, it's worth taking a look at our list of the highest potential FIFA 19 wonderkids, plus we have pages on the best Goalkeepers, best Defenders, the best Midfielders and best Wingers in the game, too.

FIFA 19 best ST - the best Strikers in FIFA

Without further ado then, let's dive in!

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FIFA 19 best Strikers (ST)

RankPlayerClubOverall Rating
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus 94
2 Luis Suárez Barcelona 91
3 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 90
4 Sergio Aguero Man City 89
5 Edison Cavani PSG 89
6 Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid 89
7 Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur 89
8 Gonzalo Higuaín Milan 88
9 Pierre-Emerik Aubameyang Arsenal 87
10 Ciro Immobile Lazio 87

FIFA 19 best CF, RF and LF - the best Centre Forwards and Forwards in FIFA

FIFA 19 best Centre Forwards and Forwards (CF, RF, LF)

RankPlayerClubOverall Rating
1Lionel MessiBarcelona94
2Dries MertensNapoli87
3Thomas MullerBayern Munich86
4Roberto FirminoLiverpool86
5Alejandro GómezAtalanta84
6Max KruseWerder Bremen82
7Sebastian GiovincoToronto82
8Luis AlbertoLazio82
9Wilfried ZahaCrystal Palace82
10RaffaelBorussia Monchengladbach81

Head back to our main FIFA 19 tips, controls and guide hub for much more on FIFA 19 in one place, including a full FIFA 19 The Journey: Champions walkthrough of objectives, decisions and rewards, lists of all Five Star Skillers, all FIFA 19 FUT Icons in the game, a list of the best FIFA 19 players in the top 100 FIFA player ratings list, plus the best goalkeepers, best defenders, best midfielders, best wingers, and best strikers, and dedicated, in-depth explainers on FIFA 19 Chemistry and Chemistry Styles, too. There's also a list of FIFA 19 potential wonderkids and best young players, how to take set pieces like free kicks and penalties, and finally a list of all FIFA 19 OTW cards, too.


Other things to know about picking the best FIFA Strikers

As we alluded to above, there are a few additional things to bear in mind when choosing your strikers and forwards in FIFA 19, with slightly different factors becoming more or less important depending on the mode and formation you're playing.

  • For Career Mode, potential is important too - Some players have higher built-in potential for growth than others, and if you're planning on playing at least two seasons of Career Mode then it's going to have a major impact on your squad. It's also a great way to pick up a bargain, too, so if you're keen on finding some youngsters take the time to go over our detailed list of the best FIFA 19 potential wonderkids and young players, whcih includes some of the finest young strikers in the game.
  • For Ultimate Team, remember you can use Chemistry Styles - Chemistry Styles, if you didn't know, add up to a whopping 90 points to your player's attributes, spread according to the Style you choose. You can read more on Chemistry in general in our guide to how FIFA Chemistry works, and likewise the best FIFA 19 Chemistry Styles in our detailed guide to those, too.
  • Think about your style of play when looking at stats - We mentioned this briefly above, but certain strikers will of course work better in certain formations and styles. Strength, Heading, Ball Control and Short Passing suit target men, whilst Finishing is always useful, Long Shots suit CFs who work outside the box, and Acceleration and Sprint Speed do, of course, help you spread the pitch with pacey poachers sitting on the last man's shoulder.

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