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FIFA 23 best strikers guide for Ultimate Team

From pacey forwards to powerful target men, here are the best FIFA 23 strikers in the game according to their rating, including Mbappe, Benzema, and more

FIFA 23 best strikers - Kylian Mbappe performs a stepover while one on one with a goalkeeper

We know it seems like a no-brainer, but when you’re playing FIFA 23, a clinical striker is an absolute necessity, and it’s usually the position that Ultimate Team players will prioritise when it comes to upgrading their squads. From lofty target men that are threats in the penalty area, to pacey forwards that want to get in behind, there are all kinds of options – but which are the highest-rated, most desirable, and best FIFA 23 strikers?

With this list of the best FIFA 23 strikers, we’ll rank the top players by their overall rating, but we’ll add in some helpful advice over time as well as the community unearths some hidden gems lower down the pecking order that might be useful in your Ultimate Team or in your Career Mode save.

As we want this guide to be useful to players that are into all game modes, we won’t be including Ultimate Team-specific players like Icons and Heroes. However, you can see for yourself which of these players top the charts in our FIFA 23 Icons list and FIFA 23 Heroes list.

FIFA 23 best strikers

According to the official ratings, there is a three-way tie for the best striker in FIFA 23 between Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, and Robert Lewandowski. However, there are plenty more world class options to choose from.

The best FIFA 23 strikers are:

  • Kylian Mbappe (91)
  • Karim Benzema (91)
  • Robert Lewandowski (91)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (90)
  • Harry Kane (89)
  • Erling Haaland (88)
  • Christopher Nkunku (86)
  • Lautaro Martinez (86)
  • Romelu Lukaku (86)
  • Ciro Immobile (86)
  • Paulo Dybala (86)
  • Gerard Moreno (85)
  • Diogo Jota (85)
  • Iago Aspas (85)
  • Jamie Vardy (85)
  • Perre-Emerick Aubameyang (85)
  • Memphis Depay (85)
  • Patrik Schick (85)

From ageing legends like Ronaldo to fearsome young strikers like Mbappe and Haaland, there’s a wide range of talent to pick from in FIFA 23.

There are several players posting decent upgrades this year too, such as Nkunku and Schick, both from the Bundesliga.

For more of the top players in key areas of the pitch, check out our guides on the best FIFA 23 midfielders and best FIFA 23 wingers.