FIFA 23 Ultimate Team best full-backs: Cheap & meta players

Luca Di Marzo
FIFA 23 Ultimate Team best full-backs

Left and right-backs are severely underrated and they can be your secret weapon in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team, both in attack and defense. Here are the best full-backs in FIFA 23 that will improve your squad drastically.

Full-back is without a doubt the most overlooked position on the Ultimate Team pitch. Although FIFA 23 full-backs are categorized as defenders, their role on the pitch usually involves offensive and defensive responsibilities.

Top-tier full-backs use their pace to track back and defend, all while looking to get crosses into the opposition box. The best Ultimate Team full-backs will be the unsung heroes of your FIFA 23 squad.

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Whether you’re looking for an RB, RWB, LB, or LWB, here are the highest-rated, best cheap, and meta full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

Kyle Walker provides players with a ton of pace down the right flank.

Best full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

The best full-backs in FIFA 23 will offer a ton of value on the width of the pitch. A two-way game is the defining quality of the best full-backs. Shutting down the best wingers in the game and getting forward to swing in dangerous crosses are equally important.

With the new position modifier system in FIFA 23, your full-backs will be versatile cards as many have been known to play as wingers further up the pitch or even center-backs.

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So if you’re looking to bolster your defense, let’s start with the highest-rated full-backs, followed by the best meta and best cheap full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

Highest-rated full-backs in FUT 23

Player NameVersionRatingPositionClub
Achraf HakimiTOTY94RBPSG
Theo HernandezTOTY94LBA.C. Milan
Joao CanceloTOTY HM91LBManchester City
Trent Alexander-ArnoldCenturions90RBLiverpool
Joan CapdevillaFantasy FUT Hero90LBLaLiga
Youcef AtalRTTF89RBNice
Tyrell MalaciaFuture Stars89LBManchester United
Andrew RobertsonWinter Wildcard89LBLiverpool
Kyle WalkerPath to Glory89RBManchester City
Alphonso DaviesTOTY HM88LBBayern Munich
CarvajalPath to Glory88RBReal Madrid

Meta full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

There’s no denying that the highest-rated full-backs boast the best overall stats, but they don’t all have what it takes to climb to the top of FIFA 23’s meta. The best meta full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team will feel like the best players in the game when it comes to bombing up and down the pitch.

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Here are the best meta full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team:

Player NameVersionClubPositionRatingPrice
Achraf HakimiTOTYPSGRB942.2 million
Joan CapdevillaFantasy Fut HeroLaLigaLB901.4 million
Theo HernandezTOTYA.C. MilanLB941.4 million
Kyle WalkerPath to GloryManchester CityRB89850,000
Ferland MendyWinter WildcardReal MadridLB87750,000
Joao CanceloTOTY HMManchester CityLB91429,000
Andrew RobertsonWinter WildcardLiverpoolLB89369,000
Tyrell MalaciaFuture StarsManchester UnitedLB89350,000
Nuno MendesRTTFPSGLB86298,000
Youcef AtalRTTFNiceRB89245,000
Alphonso DaviesTOTY HMBayern MunichLB88255,000
Trent Alexander-ArnoldCenturionsLiverpoolRB90226,000
Diogo DalotWC TOTTManchester UnitedRB88150,000

Best cheap full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

At the start of your FIFA 23 Ultimate Team journey, saving coins and looking to put a cheap but effective team together is an excellent strategy. As luck would have it, there are several cheap full-backs on the market that can slot into your FUT squad.

Check out our picks for the best cheap full-backs in FIFA 23 below:

Player NameClubPositionRatingPrice
Jeremi FrimpongBayer LeverkusenRB801,400
Leonardo SpinazzolaRomaLWB822,000
Juan CuadradoJuventusRB834,100
Noussair MazraouiBayern MunichRB821,900
Renan LodiNottingham ForestLB80950
Nuno MendesPSGLB801,000
Giovanni Di LorenzoNapoliRB822,000
Tyrell MalaciaManchester UnitedLB791,000
Denzel DumfriesInter MilanRWB821,900
Jesus NavasSevillaRB833,500

Those were the highest-rated full-backs, meta full-backs, and best cheap full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team, so be sure to grab one of them from the market when building your squad.

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Luca is a Senior Writer at CharlieIntel. An accomplished, writer with interests in sports and gaming alike, Luca is focused on Call of Duty and FIFA as a content creator. After earning his BA in English Literature at Concordia University, he began writing for Gamelevate, OddsShark, and H4X. Luca joined CharlieIntel in 2021. You can reach Luca at [email protected], or via his Twitter @TheLucaDiMarzo.