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

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Achraf Hakimi in FIFA 23

Full-backs in FIFA 23 are responsible for charging up and down the flank and contributing to both attack and defense, making it essential to have a strong pair in your team. With this in mind, here are the best RBs and LBs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

Full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team are usually unsung heroes when compared to positions like strikers and wingers. They’re responsible for delivering in both attack and defense and can have a positive impact on the speed of your offense.

Top-tier full-backs use their pace to track back and defend, all while looking to get crosses into the opposition box. They also provide a ton of flexibility and can even play in advanced positions if needed.

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 in FIFA 23
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 offer a ton of value on the width of the pitch, as shutting down the best wingers in the game and getting forward to swing in dangerous crosses are equally important.

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
Jordi AlbaMoments 98LBBarcelona
Bastian SchweinsteigererShaper Shifters Icon97RBGermany
Marcos LlorenteFutties97RBAtletico Madrid
David AlabaFutties97LBReal Madrid
Daley BlindMoments97LBGirona
Roberto CarlosCover Star Icon97LBBrazil
Ronaldo ArajuoFutties96RBBarcelona
Jules KoundeFutties96RBBarcelona
Joe GomezFutties96RBLiverpool
Cesar AzpilicuetaMoments96RBAtletico 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.

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

Player NameVersionClub/League/NationPositionRatingPrice
Paolo MaldiniFUT Birthday IconPSGLB951.3m
Cafu Base IconBrazilRB93550,000
Roberto CarlosBase IconBrazilLB90310,000
Theo HernandezWC TOTTAC MilanLB89270,000
Joe Gomez FuttiesLiverpoolRB96270,000
Paolo MaldiniBase IconItalyLB94260,000
Alphonso DaviesLevel UpBayern MunichLB93220,000
David AlabaFuttiesReal MadridLB97215,000
Kyle WalkerPath to GloryManchester CityRB89210,000
Joan CapdevillaFutties HeroesLaLigaLB95170,000
Ivan PerisicWC TOTTTottenham HotspurLB87164,000
Achraf HakimiTOTYPSGRB94160,000
Theo HernandezTOTYAC MilanLB94160,000

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 LeverkusenRB8010,000
Leonardo SpinazzolaRomaLWB82850
Juan CuadradoJuventusRB838,700
Noussair MazraouiBayern MunichRB821,900
Renan LodiNottingham ForestLB80700
Nuno MendesPSGLB805,000
Giovanni Di LorenzoNapoliRB82950
Tyrell MalaciaManchester UnitedLB79700
Denzel DumfriesInter MilanRWB82950
Jesus NavasSevillaRB831,000

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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