Ahead of the release of FIFA 21 in October, EA have revealed the top 100 highest-rated players on FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, with three African players in the top 20 list.
Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Senegal winger Sadio Mane are the highest-ranked African player on the list. The Liverpool duo are both holding a 90 rating in FIFA 21.
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly is the next highest rated African on the list. The Napoli man is one of ten players rated 88.
Gabon and Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gets a surprising downgrade to 87 – the same rating as Spurs stars Heung-Min Son and Hugo Lloris, Liverpool duo Roberto Firmino and Fabinho, and City midfielder Bernardo Silva.
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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is once again be the highest-rated player, just ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo in the upcoming video game.
Messi is given a rating of 93 by EA Sports for the latest instalment of their massively-popular series.
That puts him just ahead of Juventus and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo on 92 though his club appears as Piemonte Calcio in the game for licensing reasons.