FIFA 22 Best Players: Complete Guide to Game Career Mode

We have compiled the list of FIFA 22 best players based on different categories such as free players with best average, best veteran players, best players at the end of their contract in career mode, good and cheap players for career mode, and best players by potential.

This will guide you to know the best players available in the game which is now trending. Note that this is different from FIFA 22 player ratings.

FIFA 2022 Best Players By Categories

Below we have categorized the best players in the game career mode.

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Best Players Whose Contract Ends in 2022

Player General (Potential) Wage Age Position Team
Kylian Mbappe 91 (95) 225K 22 ATA, PE Paris Saint-Germain
Luis Suarez 88 135K 34 ATA Madrid’s athletic
Paulo Dybala 87 (88) 155K 27 SD, MPE Juventus (Piedmont Calcio)
Angel Di Maria 87 160K 33 PD, PE Paris Saint-Germain
Luka Modric 87 190K 36 MC Real Madrid
Hugo Lloris 87 125K 34 GOAL Tottenham Hotspur
Lorenzo Island 86 125K 30 PE, SD Napoli
Samir Handanovič 86 80K 37 GOAL Inter Milan
Edinson Cavani 85 190K 34 ATA Manchester United
David Silva 85 43K 35 MPE, MC real society
Thiago Silva 85 105K 37 ZAG Chelsea
Franck Yannick Kessie 84 (86) 50K 24 MCD, MC AC Milan
Matthias Ginter 84 (85) 45K 27 ZAG Borussia M’gladbach
Marcelo Brozović 84 130K 28 MCD, MC Inter Milan
Philip 84 75K 32 ZAG Madrid’s athletic
Josip Iličić 84 85K 33 SD, ATA Atalanta (Bergamo Calcio)
Fernando 84 42K 34 MCD, MC Seville FC
Dry Mertens 84 105K 34 SD, ATA, MPE napoli
Zlatan Ibrahimović 84 50K 39 ATA AC Milan
Federico Chiesa 83 (91) 75K 23 PD, PE, MD Fiorentina – Granted to Juventus (Piedmont Calcio)
Ousmane Dembélé 83 (88) 165K 24 PD FC Barcelona
Antonio Rüdiger 83 (84) 130K 28 ZAG Chelsea
Andrew Kramarić 83 60K 30 ATA, MPE TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Juan Quadrado 83 95K 33 LD, MD Juventus (Piedmont Calcio)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan 83 80K 32 SD, MD, PD AS Roma (Rome FC)
Azpilicueta 83 125K 32 ZAG, CAD Chelsea
Simon Kjær 83 55K 32 ZAG AC Milan
Sergio Asenjo 83 36K 32 GOAL Villarreal CF
Axel Witsel 83 70K 32 MCD, MC Borussia Dortmund
Fernandinho 83 100K 36 MCD, ZAG Manchester City
Niklas Sule 82 (87) 80K 26 ZAG, LD Bayern Munich
Alessio Romagnoli 82 (83) 49K 26 ZAG AC Milan
bait 82 175K 29 MPE, MC, PE Real Madrid
Alexandre Lacazette 82 110K 30 ATA Arsenal
Jesus Corona 82 21.5K 28 MD, LD, PD FC Porto
Vekič 82 35K 31 LE Seville FC
Gareth Bale 82 170K 32 MD, PD Real Madrid
Salvatore Sirigu 82 20K 34 GOAL Genoa
Łukasz Fabiański 82 42K 36 GOAL West Ham United
Raul Albiol 82 29.5K 36 ZAG Villarreal CF
pedri 81 (91) 50K 18 MC FC Barcelona
Lorenzo Pellegrini 81 (86) 60K 25 MPE, MC, MCD AS Roma (Rome FC)
David Soria 81 (82) 29.5K 28 GOAL Getafe CF
Andrea Belotti 81 (82) 60K 27 ATA Turin
Darwin Machís 81 33K 28 ME, MD, ATA Grenade CF
James Rodriguez 81 105K 30 PD, MPE, MC Everton
Arturo Vidal 81 105K 34 MC Inter Milan
Ivan Perišić 81 105K 32 ME, PE, CAI Inter Milan
Gonzalo Higuaín 81 14K 33 ATA Inter Miami
Sergi Roberto 81 140K 29 LD, MC, MD FC Barcelona

25 Free Players With Best Average

In the table below, we highlight the free FIFA 22 players with the highest average. You can also check the age and positions of each player.

Player Average (Potential) Age Position
Toby Alderweireld 83 32 ZAG
Grzegorz Krychowiak 80 31 VOL, MC
Artem Dzyuba 78 33 ATA
viktor claesson 76 29 MPE, ME, MC
Milan Borjan 76 33 GOAL
Aleksandar Dragović 76 30 ZAG, LD
Daler Kuzyaev 75 28 MC, MD, VOL
Vyacheslav Karavaev 74 (75) 26 LD
Ochsenham Dyupin 74 33 GOAL
Sebastian Szymanski 73 (81) 22 MPE, MD
Milos Degenek 73 (76) 27 ZAG, VOL
László Kleinheisler 73 27 MPE, MC
Jakub Brabec 73 29 ZAG
Alexey Ionov 73 32 MD, ME, ATA
Matvey Safonov 72 (82) 22 GOAL
Daniel Fomin 72 (77) 24 VOL, MC
Andrew Semenov 72 32 ZAG
Robbie Brady 72 29 MD, ME
Jesse Joronen 72 28 GOAL
Loïc Nego 72 30 MD, LD
Winston Reid 72 33 ZAG
Stojiljkovic Makarenko 71 30 VOL, MC
Kyriakos Papadopoulos 71 29 ZAG
Denis Makarov 70 (78) 23 MD, ME
Ilya Samoshnikov 70 (76) 23 LE, LD, ME

Best Veteran Players

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Player General Value Wage End of contract Age Position Team
Lionel Messi 93 78M 320K 2023 34 PD, ATA, SA Paris Saint-Germain
Cristiano Ronaldo 91 45M 270K 2023 36 ATA, PE Manchester United
Keylor Navas 88 15.5M 130K 2024 34 GOAL Paris Saint-Germain
Luis Suarez 88 44.5M 135K 2022 34 ATA Madrid’s athletic
Sergio Ramos 88 24M 115K 2023 35 ZAG Paris Saint-Germain
Luka Modric 87 32M 190K 2022 36 MC Real Madrid
Hugo Lloris 87 13.5M 125K 2022 34 GOAL Tottenham Hotspur
Jamie Vardy 86 33M 180K 2023 34 ATA Leicester City
Samir Handanovič 86 1.7M 80K 2022 37 GOAL Inter Milan
Giorgio Chiellini 86 12M 85K 2023 37 ZAG Juventus (Piedmont Calcio)
Leonardo Bonucci 85 17.5M 110K 2024 34 ZAG Juventus (Piedmont Calcio)
Edinson Cavani 85 26M 190K 2022 34 ATA Manchester United
David Silva 85 22M 43K 2022 35 MPE, MC real society
Thiago Silva 85 9.5M 105K 2022 37 ZAG Chelsea
Kasper Schmeichel 85 9M 115K 2023 34 GOAL Leicester City
Iago Quotation 84 27M 45K 2023 34 ATA, PD RC Celtic from Vigo
Fernando 84 21M 42K 2022 34 VOL, MC Seville FC
Dry Mertens 84 20.5M 105K 2022 34 SA, ATA, MPE napoli
pique 84 13.5M 175K 2024 34 ZAG FC Barcelona
Jesus Navas 84 13M 30K 2024 35 LD, MD Seville FC
Zlatan Ibrahimović 84 14.5M 50K 2022 39 ATA AC Milan
Edin Džeko 83 15.5M 105K 2023 35 ATA Inter Milan
Fernandinho 83 7M 100K 2022 36 VOL, ZAG Manchester City
Salvatore Sirigu 82 5 M 20K 2022 34 GOAL Genoa
Łukasz Fabiański 82 775K 42K 2022 36 GOAL West Ham United
Raul Albiol 82 8M 29.5K 2022 36 ZAG Villarreal CF
Pepe 82 5.5M 13.5K 2023 38 ZAG FC Porto
Morales 81 16.5M 41K 2023 34 ATA, ME lift UD
Arturo Vidal 81 12M 105K 2022 34 MC Inter Milan
Adam 81 4.4M 14K 2022 34 GOAL Sporting CP
Lucas Leiva 81 9M 65K 2022 34 VOL Lazio (Latium)
Jan Vertonghen 81 8.5M 17.5K 2023 34 ZAG Benfica
José Fonte 81 4.6M 30K 2022 37 ZAG LOSC Lille
Steve Mandanda 81 650K 24K 2024 36 GOAL Olympique de Marseille
Andrea Consigli 81 4.4M 32K 2022 34 GOAL Sassuolo
André-Pierre Gignac 81 11M 50K 2024 35 ATA, SA UANL Tigers
Burak M. Murillo 81 11M 38K 2022 36 ATA LOSC Lille
joaquin 81 8.5M 22.5K 2022 40 MD, ME Real Betis
Gianluigi Buffon 80 1K 10K 2023 43 GOAL Parma
Guillermo Ochoa 80 2.3M 27K 2022 36 GOAL Club America
Franc Armani 80 3.6M 16.5K 2023 34 GOAL river plate
Enzo Perez 80 6M 14.5K 2023 35 VOL, MC river plate
Guaita 80 3.6M 48K 2023 34 GOAL Crystal Palace
José Callejon 80 10M 60K 2022 34 MD, PD Fiorentina
Fernando Muslera 80 2.3M 32K 2024 35 GOAL Galatasaray
Diego Godin 80 5.5M 26.5K 2023 35 ZAG Cagliari
Nacho Monreal 80 6.5M 25.5K 2022 35 LE real society
Medhi benatia 80 7M 19K 2023 34 ZAG Karagümrük SK
Dimitri Payet 80 10M 50K 2024 34 EP, MP Olympique de Marseille
Marek Hamšík 80 13M 35K 2023 34 MC, VOL, MPE Trabzonspor

Top Free Players Ranked by Potential

In this table, check who are the free players with good potential. Some are still far from being stars, but with a little investment, you can get a good result. Check!

Player Potential Average Age Position
Matvey Safonov 82 72 22 GOAL
Sebastian Szymanski 81 73 22 MPE, MD
Grzegorz Krychowiak 80 80 31 VOL, MC
Marko Stamenic 80 63 19 MC, VOL, MPE
Charis Chatzigavriel 80 58 17 GOAL
Artem Dzyuba 78 78 33 ATA
Denis Makarov 78 70 23 MD, ME
András Schäfer 78 69 22 MC, VOL
Daniel Fomin 77 72 24 VOL, MC

Good and Cheap Players

Goalkeepers

Player Overall purchase price Wage Age Team
Rui Patricio 82 10M 50K 33 AS Roma (Rome FC)
Salvatore Sirigu 82 5 M 20K 34 Genoa
Łukasz Fabiański 82 775K 42K 36 West Ham United
Augustin Marchesin 81 8.5M 14K 33 FC Porto
Adam 81 4.4M 14K 34 Sporting CP
Steve Mandanda 81 650K 24K 36 Olympique de Marseille
Andrea Consigli 81 4.4M 32K 34 Sassuolo
Franc Armani 80 3.6M 16.5K 34 river plate
Guaita 80 3.6M 48K 34 Crystal Palace
Fernando Muslera 80 2.3M 32K 35 Galatasaray
Simon Mignolet 80 7M 24K 33 Club Brugge
Igor Akinfeev 80 2.3M 11K 35 CSKA Moskva
Guillermo Ochoa 80 2.3M 27K 36 Club America
Gianluigi Buffon 80 1K 10K 43 Parma
Gabriel Arias 79 5.5M 17.5K 34 racing club
Rafał Gikiewicz 79 5.5M 22.5K 33 FC Augsburg
Nahuel Guzman 79 1.9M 25.5K 35 UANL Tigers
David Ospina 79 8.5M 48K 33 Naples
Benoit Costil 79 5.5M 23.5K 34 Bordeaux Girondins
Pepe Reina 78 350K 26.5K 39 Lazio (Latium)

Defenders

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Player Overall purchase price Wage Age Team
Raul Albiol 82 8M 29.5K 36 Villarreal CF
Pepe 82 5.5M 13.5K 38 FC Porto
Jan Vertonghen 81 8.5M 17.5K 34 Benfica
José Fonte 81 4.6M 30K 37 LOSC Lille
Diego Godin 80 5.5M 26.5K 35 Cagliari
Medhi benatia 80 7M 19K 34 Karagümrük SK
german 79 5.5M 26K 34 Grenade CF
Carlos Izquierdoz 78 9M 17.5K 32 Boca Juniors
Domagoj Life 78 9M 41K 32 Besiktas
Guardia 78 9.5M 24.5K 31 Deportivo Alavé
Victor Ruiz 78 9M 23.5K 32 Real Betis
Chris Smalling 78 9.5M 46K 31 AS Roma (Rome FC)
Cheikhou Kouyaté 78 9.5M 50K 31 Crystal Palace
Laurent Koscielny 78 3.7M 18.5K 36 Bordeaux Girondins
Tomáš Holes 77 (78) 10M 18K 28 Slavia Praha
jeison murillo 77 (78) 9.5M 20K 29 Sampdoria – Granted to RC Celta
Connor Goldson 77 (78) 10M 49K 28 rangers
José Luis Palomino 77 7M 41K 31 Atalanta (Bergamo Calcio)
Joel Veltman 77 9M 50K 29 Brighton & Hove Albion
Ahmed Yasser Abdelhamid 77 5 M 24.5K 33 Reims State

Right Sides

Player Overall purchase price Wage Age Team
Damián Suarez 78 7.5M 27.5K 33 Getafe CF
Jaume Costa 78 7.5M 26K 33 RCD Majorca
Tomáš Holes 77 (78) 10M 18K 28 Slavia Praha
Birth 77 9.5M 30K 29 real society
Milton Hull 77 5.5M 16.5K 33 river plate
Joel Veltman 77 9M 50K 29 Brighton & Hove Albion
Dimitri Foulquier 77 9.5M 32K 28 Valencia CF
Thomas Meunier 77 9.5M 48K 30 Borussia Dortmund
James Tavernier 77 9.5M 49K 29 rangers
Marco Davide Faraoni 77 9.5M 26.5K 29 hellas verona
Hugo Mallo 77 9M 22K 30 RC Celtic
André Almeida 77 9M 13K 31 Benfica
Christopher Trimmel 77 3.9M 28.5K 34 1. FC Union Berlin
of mark 77 7.5M 24.5K 32 Athletic Club of Bilbao
Victor Diaz 77 5.5M 22K 33 Grenade CF
Thilo Kehrer 76 (81) 10M 48K 25 Paris Saint-Germain
Colin Dagba 76 (80) 10M 48K 23 Paris Saint-Germain
Daniel Munoz 76 (80) 9.5M 14.5K 25 Genk
Jeremiah St. Juste 76 (80) 9.5M 19K 24 1. FSV Mainz 05
Jorge Sanchez 76 (79) 9.5M 33K 23 Club America

Left sides

Player Overall Purchase price Wage Age Team
Nacho Monreal 80 6.5M 25.5K 35 real society
Jonas Hector 78 10M 27.5K 31 1. FC Koln
Jaume Costa 78 7.5M 26K 33 RCD Majorca
christian ansaldi 78 5 M 41K 35 Turin
Ashley Jofre Cherta 78 4.3M 42K 36 Aston Villa
Milton Hull 77 5.5M 16.5K 33 river plate
Clerk 77 9.5M 27K 29 lift UD
Dimitri Foulquier 77 9.5M 32K 28 Valencia CF
Jerome Roussillon 77 9.5M 50K 28 VfL Wolfsburg
Faouzi Ghoulam 77 9M 50K 30 napoli
Nico Schulz 77 9.5M 48K 28 Borussia Dortmund
Leando Cabrera 77 8.5M 18.5K 30 RCD Espanyol
quote 77 7.5M 25.5K 32 CA Osasuna
Olivier Boscagli 76 (81) 10M 13.5K 23 PSV
Benjamin Henrichs 76 (79) 9.5M 45K 24 RB Leipzig
Thomas Foket 76 (78) 8.5M 23K 26 Reims State
Ludwig Augustinsson 76 (77) 8M 23K 27 Seville FC
Paulo Otávio 76 (77) 8M 46K 26 VfL Wolfsburg
Ridgeciano Haps 76 7M 20K 28 venice
Bruno Peres 76 5.5M 23.5K 31 Trabzonspor

Steering wheels

Player Overall purchase price Wage Age Team
Enzo Perez 80 6M 14.5K 35 river plate
Iborra 79 8.5M 34K 33 Villarreal CF
Montoro 79 8.5M 26K 33 Grenade CF
Blaise Matuidi 79 6M 10.5K 34 Inter Miami
Jonas Hector 78 10M 27.5K 31 1. FC Koln
Julian Baumgartlinger 78 7M 45K 33 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Ashley Westwood 78 10M 35K 31 Burnley
Steven Nzonzi 78 9.5M 46K 32 AS Roma (Rome FC)
Cheikhou Kouyaté 78 9.5M 50K 31 Crystal Palace
Moussa Sissoko 78 10M 50K 32 Watford
Miguel Veloso 78 5.5M 22K 35 hellas verona
Andrés Guardado 78 4.8M 23.5K 34 Real Betis
Tomáš Holes 77 (78) 10M 18K 28 Slavia Praha
Gonzalo Escalante 77 (78) 10M 50K 28 Lazio (Latium)
Matthias Kranevitter 77 (78) 10M 45K 28 Monterrey
Gustavo Cuellar 77 (78) 10M 37K 28 Al Hilal
Petros 77 8.5M 39K 32 Al Nassr
Ivan Marcone 77 7.5M 19.5K 31 Elche CF
David Lopez 77 7M 18.5K 31 RCD Espanyol
Sebastian Rode 77 9M 26K 30 Eintracht Frankfurt

Midfield

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Player Overall purchase price Wage Age Team
joaquin 81 8.5M 22.5K 40 Real Betis
Enzo Perez 80 6M 14.5K 35 river plate
Dimitri Payet 80 10M 50K 34 Olympique de Marseille
Iborra 79 8.5M 34K 33 Villarreal CF
Montoro 79 8.5M 26K 33 Grenade CF
Antonio Candreva 79 8M 24.5K 24 Sampdoria
Blaise Matuidi 79 6M 10.5K 34 Inter Miami
Iniesta 79 5.5M 10K 37 Vissel Kobe
Julian Baumgartlinger 78 7M 45K 33 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Ashley Westwood 78 10M 35K 31 Burnley
Steven Nzonzi 78 9.5M 46K 32 AS Roma (Rome FC)
Moussa Sissoko 78 10M 50K 32 Watford
Ruud Vormer 78 8.5M 28K 33 Club Brugge
Miguel Veloso 78 5.5M 22K 35 hellas verona
Pedro Leon 78 6.5M 10K 34 CF Fuenlabrada
Kevin-Prince Boateng 78 6.5M 46K 34 Hertha BSC
christian ansaldi 78 5 M 41K 35 Turin
Andrés Guardado 78 4.8M 23.5K 34 Real Betis
Gonzalo Escalante 77 (78) 10M 50K 28 Lazio (Latium)
Matthias Kranevitter 77 (78) 10M 45K 28 Monterrey

More (Tips)

Player Overall purchase price Wage Age Team
Dimitri Payet 80 10M 50K 34 Olympique de Marseille
Anthony Nwakaeme 77 8.5M 30K 32 Trabzonspor
Jonathan Clauss 77 9.5M 28.5K 28 RC Lens
Gregoire Defrel 77 10M 33K 30 Sassuolo
of mark 77 7.5M 24.5K 32 Athletic Club of Bilbao
The Lan 77 9M 16K 32 Guangzhou FC
Alan Kardec 77 8.5M 16K 32 Shenzhen FC
Pablo Piatti 77 8.5M 21.5K 32 Elche CF
Mathieu Valbuena 77 3.4M 15.5K 36 Olympiacs
Lent 77 3.4M 10K 37 Guimaraes victory
Sebastian Villa 76 (79) 10M 16K 25 Boca Juniors
Oussama Idrissi 76 (79) 10M 26K 25 Seville FC
Andrija Živković 76 (78) 9.5M 16.5K 25 PAOK
Rony Lopes 76 (78) 9.5M 18K 25 Olympiacs
little rock 76 (77) 9M 12.5K 26 Guimaraes victory
Giorgios Masouras 76 8M 17.5K 27 Olympiacs
Davidson 76 7M 15.5K 30 Aytemiz Alanyaspor
Flavien Tait 76 7.5M 42K 28 Stade Rennais
Sebastian Palacios 76 7.5M 19.5K 29 Panathinaikos
Gervinho 76 3.5M 28K 34 Trabzonspor

Attackers

Player Overall Purchase price Wage Age Team
Urbański El Arabi 79 8.5M 24K 34 Olympiacs
Luis Miguel Rodríguez 79 6M 18K 36 Gymnastics and Fencing La Plata
Oliver Giroud 79 8.5M 48K 34 AC Milan
Bafétimbi Gomis 79 7.5M 38K 36 Al Hilal
Junior Moraes 78 7M 21.5K 34 Shakthar Donetsk
Francesco Caputo 78 9M 38K 34 Sassuolo – Granted to Sampdoria
angel 78 7M 31K 34 RCD Majorca
Hawk 78 6M 19K 35 ray vallecano
Fabio Quagliarella 78 4.8M 18.5K 38 Sampdoria
Negredo 78 6M 26.5K 36 Cadiz CF
Carlos Bacca 77 5 M 26K 35 Grenade CF
Giovanni Moreno 77 4.5M 12.5K 35 Shanghai Shenhua
Bass Dost 77 8.5M 28.5K 32 Club Brugge
The Lan 77 9M 16K 32 Guangzhou FC
Alan Kardec 77 8.5M 16K 32 Shenzhen FC
Steve Jovetić 77 9M 46K 31 Hertha BSC
Kevin Gameiro 77 5 M 27K 34 RC Strasbourg
Joselu 77 9M 27K 31 Deportivo Alavé
Jorge Molina 77 3.6M 19K 39 Grenade CF
Soldier 77 3.6M 23K 36 lift UD

Note the Meaning of Each Position:

  • GOAL : goalkeeper
  • ZAG : defender
  • LE / LD : left / right side
  • VOL : steering wheel
  • MC / ME / MD : center/left/right socks
  • MEP : offensive half
  • PE / PD : left/right tip
  • ATA : attacker

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