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FIFA 23 best full backs guide for Ultimate Team

Looking for the best full backs in FIFA 23 at launch? Well, we have you covered - here's everyone you're going to want covering your team's defensive back line

FIFA 23 is here and we need to talk about the best full backs in FIFA 23 – they’re an important part of any squad, both in an attacking role and defensively.

Whether you’re looking for the best FIFA 23 full backs for your Ultimate Team squad, or some new stars for your Career Mode save, we have some of the quickest LBs and RBs listed below. Whatever FIFA 23 formation you play, you should consider having full backs in your squad.

We’re not going to list any FIFA 23 Icons or any FIFA 23 FUT Heroes, though – they’re always going to be better than base Gold cards, but we want this to be as useful as possible for those playing on all modes in FIFA 23.

FIFA 23 best full backs

The best full back in FIFA 23 is João Cancelo of Manchester City. The left-back is rated 88 this year.

Here are the best of the rest in terms of their overall ratings:

  • João Cancelo (88)
  • Andrew Robertson (87)
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (87)
  • Jordi Alba (85)
  • Marcos Acuña (85)
  • Kyle Walker (85)
  • Theo Hernandez (85)
  • Achraf Hakimi (84)
  • Alphonso Davies (84)
  • Reece James (84)
  • Carvajal (84)
  • Alphonso Davies (84)
  • Carvajal (84)
  • Kieran Trippier (84)

While João Cancelo wins the battle of the full backs, his Premier League colleagues Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold aren’t too far behind.

While a little lower in rating, speedy full backs like Hakimi and Davies, are also bound to be desirable in FIFA 23 and will likely be worth a fair bit on the Transfer Market.

If you’re looking to bolster your defence even further, you can find out more about the best FIFA 23 centre backs and best FIFA 23 goalkeepers right here. We also have the latest on the best FIFA 23 strikers and best FIFA 23 midfielders right here.