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Best FIFA 23 Career Mode strikers: Highest OVR & top wonderkids

FIFA 23’s best career mode strikers will provide plenty of goals, from the most promising young players to the highest overall scorers.



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Guiding the best football clubs in the world to success in FIFA 23 is impossible without a steady production of goals. We’ve compiled a list of the best strikers and top wonderkids in FIFA 23’s Career Mode.

While Ultimate Team continues to be the main attraction for FIFA 23, Career Mode is not without its dedicated and passionate fanbase. Each year, players flock to Career Mode to nurture young talent and guide their club to success.

Winning titles is no simple task, but it can be made easier with the best strikers in FIFA 23 on your team. Whether you’re looking for the best strikers in the world at the moment or planning to develop the next great goal scorer, we’ve got you covered.

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Best strikers in FIFA 23 Career Mode

The best strikers in FIFA 23 will slot right into your starting eleven. These players are the most prolific goal scorers available in Career Mode.

However, given their stature, you’ll only be able to secure the following players if you’re managing a club with a massive transfer budget. If you can splash the cash, then investing in goals is a safe bet.

FIFA 23 delivers a three-way tie when it comes to the best strikers in the game. Kylian Mbappe finally claims his spot as the game’s highest-rated striker, but he’s joined by the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema.

Player NameAgeClubValueWageStarting OVRPotential OVR
Kylian Mbappe23PSG€190.5M€230K9195
Karim Benzema34Real Madrid€64M€450K9191
Robert Lewandowski33Barcelona€84M€420K9191
Cristiano Ronaldo37Manchester United€41M€220K9090
Harry Kane28Tottenham€105.5M€240K8989
Erling Haaland21Manchester City€148M€220K8894
Ciro Immobile32Lazio€55M€100K8686
Lautaro Martinez24Inter Milan€98.5M€110K8690
Paulo Dybala28Roma€69.5M€130K8686
Christopher Nkunku24RB Leipzig€94M€92K8689

Best young strikers in FIFA 23 Career Mode

While the best strikers will attract the world’s most ambitious clubs, there’s always the opportunity to develop young talent and watch them become the best right in front of your eyes.

These strikers are a bargain for sides looking to give young players a shot at regular playing time. Your initial investment will skyrocket if your club succeeds with these players leading the line.

Benjamin Šeško and Youssoufa Moukoko are two of the standout names on this list that are destined for greatness.

Player NameAgeClubValueWageStarting OVRPotential OVR
Georginio Rutter20Hoffenheim€12.5M€25K7585
Henrique Pereira Araújo20Benfica€4.5M€7K7185
Oihan Sancet Tirapu22Athletic Bilbao€17M€24K7685
Benjamin Šeško19RB Salzburg€5.5M€12.5K7285
Youssoufa Moukoko17Borussia Dortmund€3.5M€3.9K6988
Marko Lazetic18AC Milan€2M€5.6K6585
Joe Gelhardt20Leeds United€5.5M€22K7287
Wilfried Gnonto18Leeds United€3.6M€7.5K6985
Dane Scarlett18Tottenham€2M€1.5K6585
Mohamed-Ali Cho18Real Sociedad€3.7M€6.9K7085

For more FIFA 23, check out our guides highlighting the best players in each position on Ultimate Team.

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