FIFA 21 ratings: Messi edges Ronaldo again as top 100 players are unveiled
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Cristiano Ronaldo may have won more trophies last season, but Lionel Messi can boast that he's still the highest-rated player in FIFA 21.

For the second year in a row, Messi tops the list of superstars - such as Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski, Kevin De Bruyne, and Neymar - with a score of 93 in EA Sports' latest edition of the wildly popular video game.

In all, 12 players enter the season with a rating of 90 or better, including Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe and Liverpool trio Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, and Sadio Mane. Only 10 players reached that tier last season.

Ciro Immobile's stock rose the highest among players that cracked the top 100 last season, while players such as Christian Eriksen and David De Gea plummeted down the rankings.

New additions to the top 100 include Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jadon Sancho, Serge Gnabry, Timo Werner, and Kai Havertz.

Meanwhile, Ivan Rakitic, Alexandre Lacazette, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed the cut after they were featured among the best 100 players in last season's version of the game. Other notable omissions include Gareth Bale and Christian Pulisic.

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