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FIFA 23: Every player with five-star skill moves

By Harry Edwards

FIFA 23: Every player with five-star skill moves

Published: 15:00, 28 June 2023

Once again, skill moves are extremely important in FIFA 23, particularly on Ultimate Team.

Pace will always be a big part of the game but when you’re in front of the opposition box you want someone who can help you find that extra bit of space. For the serious Ulimate Teamers, a player with less than four-star skill moves wasn’t worth having after the first few months of the game.

The ability to move out of tight spots is crucial in Ultimate Team, especially around your opponent’s area as you look to get the edge in a tough match. It’s the same in other game modes, too, whether you’re chasing the Treble in Career Mode, a division title on Pro Clubs, or just regular (or co-op) head-to-head seasons.

When the right skills are used at the right time and in the right combination, five-star skillers can be unstoppable, that’s why they can be so popular on Ultimate Team. Skills are sometimes the difference between going 20-0 and 16-4 in FUT Champions, the key separator of the best and the rest, especially at this late stage in the game.

In FIFA 22 we had 51 five-star skillers in total, excluding ICONs and any Hero cards, but this year around we have seen that list drop to 47. Nevertheless there are some big names ranging from 91-rated Kylian Mbappe to FIFA legend Aidan McGeady. But who else made this list? Take a look below…

The list below does not include ICONs, Heroes or any other special cards that might have got upgrades, including the World Cup Path to Glory. Only base cards that would also be available in other parts of the game, but with a focus on their Ultimate Team stats.

FIFA 23: Five-star skillers

Overall Player Position Club
91 Kylian Mbappe ST Paris Saint-Germain
90 Cristiano Ronaldo ST Al Nassr
89 Neymar LW Paris Saint-Germain
86 Vinicius Jr LW Real Madrid
86 Christopher Nkunku CF RB Leipzig
86 Kingsley Coman LM Bayern Munich
86 Riyad Mahrez RW Manchester City
86 Thiago CM Liverpool
85 Memphis Depay CF Atletico Madrid
85 Paul Pogba CM Juventus
84 Jadon Sancho LW Manchester United
84 Joao Felix CF Chelsea
84 Martin Odegaard CAM Arsenal
84 Angel Di Maria LW Juventus
83 Ousmane Dembele RW Barcelona
83 Hakim Ziyech RW Chelsea
83 Roberto Firmino CF Liverpool
83 Juan Cuadrado RB Juventus
82 Antony RW Manchester United
82 Lucas Paqueta CAM West Ham
82 Philippe Coutinho CAM Aston Villa
82 Wilfried Zaha LW Crystal Palace
82 Zlatan Ibrahimovic ST AC Milan
81 Marcus Rashford LW Manchester United
81 Allan Saint-Maximin LM Newcastle
81 Jesus Corona RW Sevilla
79 David Neres RW Benfica
78 Jesper Karlsson LW AZ Alkmaar
77 Igor Coronado CAM Al Ittihad
77 Franck Ribery CF Salernitana
76 Jota LW Celtic
76 Matheus Pereira CAM Al Hilal
76 Marcelino Moreno CAM Atlanta United
76 Xherdan Shaqiri CAM Chicago Fire
75 Luciano Acosta CAM FC Cincinnati
75 Silas RM Stuttgart
75 Amine Harit LM Marseille
75 Daniel-Kofi Kyereh CAM Freiburg
75 Alexandru Maxim CAM Besiktas
75 Cesinha LW Daegu
73 Rayan Cherki RW Lyon
71 Talles Magno LM New York City FC
71 Hernani RM Rio Ave
70 Modou Barrow LM Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
67 Osame Sahraoui LW Heerenveen
67 Aiden McGeady LM Hibernian
63 Dylan Bahamboula RW Livingston

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