Best strikers in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team: Highest-rated & meta picks

Nathan Warby
Erling Haaland in EA Sports FC

Goals win games, and to score a lot of them in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team, you’ll need the best strikers the game has to offer. Here’s a list of the best strikers in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team, from the highest-rated to the meta picks.

An EA FC 24 Ultimate Team without a lethal striker is an incomplete squad, and you need one to win matches in Rivals and Champions. There’s a wide range of strikers to choose from, so choosing the right frontman can prove a difficult task.

On that note, here are the best strikers in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team, featuring the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland, Lionel Messi, and more.

EA FC 24 Ultimate Team best strikers: Highest-rated players

EA FC 24 Ultimate Team regularly receives new player items, and we’ve compiled a list of the best strikers available in the mode.

Here are the best strikers in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team as per their in-game ratings:

Player NameClub/NationRatingVersion
Erling HaalandManchester City97TOTS
Kylian MbappePSG97TOTS
Lionel MessiInter Miami97TOTY
Johan CruyffNetherlands97Golazo Icon
PeleBrazil97UT Birthday Icon
Lauren JamesChelsea97TOTS
Harry KaneBayern Munich97TOTS
Alexandra PoppWolfburg97TOTS
Sam KerrChelsea96TOTY
Ferenc PuskasHungary96Golazo Icon
Khadija ShawManchester City96TOTS
Cristiano RonaldoAl Nassr96TOTS
Tabitha ChawingaPSG96TOTS
Sophia SmithPortland Timbers-Thorns95TOTY
RonaldoBrazil95TOTY Icon

Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland, and Lionel Messi are the top three highest-rated strikers you can buy in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team. They are accompanied by Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff and three-time World Cup champion Pele.

Best meta strikers in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team

Just because a striker has a high rating in EA FC 24, doesn’t mean they’ll do the business on the pitch. However, a striker’s price on the EA FC 24 Ultimate Team market usually indicates their position in the meta.

Here are the top 10 meta strikers in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team:

Kylian MbappePSGTOTS9715M
Kylian MbappePSGTOTY9712.9M
Cristiano RonaldoAl NassrTOTS9612.1M
Erling HaalandManchester CityTOTS9711.5M
Lionel MessiInter MiamiTOTS9711.5M
Ruud GullitNetherlandsUT Birthday Icon9410.4M
RonaldoBrazilTOTY Icon959M
PeleBrazilUT Birthday Icon979M
Johan CruyffNetherlandsGolazo Icon976.7M
Cristiano RonaldoAl NassrTOTY956M
Lionel MessiInter MiamiTOTY976.2M
Theirry HenryFranceUT Birthday Icon945.7M
Erling HaalandManchester CityTOTY975.7M

Best cheap strikers in EA FC 24

If you’re looking for some striker cheaper alternatives in EA FC 24, to prevent pushing you budget limits, so here are the best cheap strikers that are worth having:

Artem DovbykGironaLaLiga POTM87132K
Kolo MuaniPSGFC Pro88129K
Robert LewandoskiBarcelonaLaLiga POTM92125K
Luis HernandezMexicoWinter Wildcard Icon88121K
Gary LinekerEnglandGolazo Icon92105K
Antoine GriezmannAtletico MadridTrailblazers8981K
Victor OsimhenNapoliRTTK9276K
Robbie KeaneIrelandGolazo Hero9164.5K
MorientesSpainTriple Threat Hero9039.5K
Sebastien HallerBorussia DortmundShowdown9138.2K
CrespoArgentinaFuture Stars Icon8930.5K

For more about EA FC 24, check out our other guides:

 Best midfielders in EA Sports FC | Best defenders in EA Sports FC | Best wingers in EA Sports FC | Best goalkeepers in EA Sports FC | How to complete EA FC 24 Icon SBC: Best & worst player pulls | EA FC 24 custom tactics: Best formations & player instructions

About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer at CharlieIntel. He’s an expert in EA Sports FC, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, as well as superhero games, including Marvel’s Spider-Man. With a master's degree in Magazine Journalism from Nottingham Trent University, he worked as a Trainee Reporter for Derbyshire Live before moving into games media, with bylines at Dexerto, Cultured Vultures, and more. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].