FIFA Ultimate Team is the most popular game mode in EA’s soccer game that has taken the world by storm over the years.
It was originally released on FIFA 09, and the main focus at the start of the new season is still player cards and ratings.
Some of the biggest names in football have switched clubs which can have a huge effect on Ultimate Team as the chemistry between players is a deciding factor for many.
Lionel Messi left Barcelona in a shock move to Paris Saint-Germain and joins Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid for a return to Manchester United this summer.
When is it released?
FIFA 22 will be released on Friday, October 1.
An Ultimate Edition will give you four-day Early Access starting Monday, September 27.
Top rated players revealed
Player ratings and card information are usually released before the release date, about two weeks before.
But the 22 best FIFA 22 players have been revealed and there are some shocks.
In FUT 21, Messi has just surpassed Ronaldo to take first place as the highest rated player on the game mode with a rating of 93.
Ronaldo was right behind him at 92 while the Premier League’s best card came from Kevin De Bruyne at 91.
Now, however, Ronaldo has been overtaken by Robert Lewandowski. This is the first time he hasn’t been in the top two since FIFA 10.
- Lionel messi – 93
- Robert Lewandowski – 92
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 91
- Kevin De Bruyne – 91
- Kylian Mbappé – 91
- Neymar – 91
- Jan Oblak – 91
- Harry Kane – 90
- N’Golo Kanté – 90
- Manuel Neuer – 90
- Marc-André ter Stegen – 90
- Mohamed Salah – 89
- Gianluigi Donnarumma – 89
- Karim Benzema – 89
- Virgil van Dijk – 89
- Joshua Kimmich – 89
- Heung-Min Son – 89
- Alisson Becker – 89
- Thibaut Courtois – 89
- Casemire – 89
- Ederson – 89
- Sadio Mane – 89
Ronaldo’s card this year, however, knocked him off the top two cards for the first time since FIFA 10 despite his continuing record high.
Best potential Premier League XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, van Dijk, Varane, Robertson, De Bruyne, Kante, Son, Ronaldo, Kane, Salah.
Predictions for the remaining players
There will be plenty of forwards to choose from this season, especially in the Premier League, with the addition of Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea providing an ideal target man as his card is expected to drop from 85.
Jack Grealish is another player who received a considerably low rating for his first gold card.
His move to Manchester City and the precious playing time for the Champions as well as his efforts for EURO 2020 will potentially increase his card from 80 to over 84.
FIFA doesn’t often give huge increases to player ratings, but during the season they will release various Team of the Year, Month and Week cards to fully replicate current performance.
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