FIFA 23 Ultimate Team best strikers: Cheap & meta players

Nathan Warby
Best strikers in FIFA 23

The influx of fresh FIFA 23 Ultimate Team cards on a weekly basis keeps players on their toes, eagerly anticipating which top players they’ll acquire for their roster. The key to FUT success lies in securing FIFA 23’s best strikers, so here are the top-rated strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

If you’re looking to build a competitive FIFA 23 Ultimate Team, you’re going to need top talent in every position. While strong center-backs are vital in keeping the opposition out, and midfielders help create chances, it’s at the top end of the pitch that matches are won and lost.

The best strikers in FIFA 23 will help you find a setup that suits your playstyle and give your team some much-needed ruthlessness in front of goal. But tracking down the superstars that will take your Ultimate Team to the next level can be tough.

We’ve highlighted the highest-rated and meta players to find out who the best strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team are.

FIFA 23 Vlahovic Juventus
Juventus star striker Dusan Vlahovic is one of FIFA 23’s best cheap forwards.

Best strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team, with plenty of different profiles to choose from. Whether it be pacey attackers that run in behind, target men who like to hold the ball up, or even false nines who like to drop deep and get creative, there’s a striker for every system.

With this in mind, here are the best non-Icon strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

Highest-rated strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

Player NameVersionClubPositionRating
Lionel MessiTOTSPSGCF98
Victor OsimhenTOTSNapoliST97
Karim BenzemaTOTY/TOTSReal MadridCF97
Erling HaalandTOTSManchester CityST97
Robert LewandowskiTOTSFC BarcelonaST97
Cristiano RonaldoTOTS MomentsAl NassrST96
Paulo DybalaTOTSRomaCF95
Lautaro MartinezTOTSInter MilanST95
Alexandre LacazetteTOTSLyonST95
Christopher NkunkuTOTSRB LeipzigCF95
Harry KaneTOTSSpursST95
Sadio ManeTOTS MomentsBayern MunichST95
Alexis SanchezTOTSMarseilleST95

Meta strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

While the top-rated strikers have the best overall stats, not all of them have what it takes to crack into the FIFA 23 meta. This could be because they don’t have the pace to get the best of the most popular center backs, or they may not have the Chemistry links to easily fit into squads.

With this in mind, here are the best meta strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team:

Player NameVersionClubPositionRatingPrice
Kylian MbappeTOTSPSGST978.4 million
Cristiano RonaldoTOTS MomentsAl NassrST965.5 million
Lionel MessiTOTSPSGCF983.7 million
David GinolaFF HeroPremier LeagueST923.7 million
Christopher NkunkuTOTSRB LeipzigCF953.4 million
Karim BenzemaTOTSReal MadridCF973.3 million
Victor OsimhenTOTSNapoliST972.8 million
Erling HaalandTOTSManchester CityST972.8 million
Antoine GriezmannTOTSAtletico MadridST942.3 million
Zlatan IbrahimovicCenturionsA.C. MilanST901.8 million

Best cheap strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

Not every FIFA 23 Ultimate Team player is in a position to splash out on one of the top meta strikers. Luckily, there are plenty of cheap beasts that are very effective while you’re saving up coins.

Check out our picks for the best cheap strikers in FIFA 23 below:

Player NameClubPositionRatingPrice
Wissam Ben YedderAs MonacoST845,200
Angel CorreaAtletico MadridST834,200
Joao FelixChelseaCF844,000
Dusan VlahovicJuventusST843,800
Antoine GriezmannAtletico MadridST832,500
Roberto FirminoLiverpoolCF832,100
Timo WernerRB LeipzigST821,500
Gabriel JesusArsenalST832,200
Victor OsimhenNapoliST832,100

Those were the best strikers in FUT 23 based on rating, the current meta, and their price. We’ll be updating this page regularly to add the latest top attackers as more special cards arrive.

Take a look at some of our other FIFA 23 guides:

Best custom tactics in FIFA 23 | How to get free Twitch Prime Gaming pack in FIFA 23 | Best wingers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team | Best goalkeepers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team | FIFA 23 FUT Champions Upgrade: How to complete & best players | FIFA 23 Ultimate Team promo calendar: Next FUT promotion & special cards