Fifa 13′s Best Strikers

Goals win games, that’s one of the first things we all learn about the world of football. A goalscorer is absolutely essential if you’re going to achieve anything on Fifa 13 and is the difference between a good team and a great team.

As we’ve already talked about on the blog it is possible to scout the best strikers for the future and it is also true that your players will develop of they are young enough to do so, but you want the best strikers in the world right now, right? Here is our guide to the best strikers on Fifa 13.

Robin Van Persie
RVP switched from Arsenal to rivals Man U in the space between Fifa 12 and 13, and truly is one of the greatest strikers for both the ultimate team or career mode of the game. Has the potential to make a goal out of nothing.

Rating: 88
Position: ST
Nationality: Netherlands
League: Barclays PL
Club: Manchester United
Shooting: 89
Finishing: 91
Long Shot: 87
Shot Power: 90

Lionel Messi
Probably one of the greatest players who ever lived, Lionel Messi is the holder of many footballing world records and is an incredible talent, not to mention the current holder of the Ballon D’or. Not bad for a guy still the right side of 30.

Rating: 94
Position: CF
Nationality: Argentina
League: Liga BBVA
Club: FC Barcelona
Shooting: 88
Finishing: 94
Long Shot: 88
Shot Power: 80
Trait(s): Finesse Shot

Wayne Rooney
The English maestro who has been scoring goals at the highest level for 10 years now in spite of being only 27. A legend in British football who is still in his prime and available on the game.

Rating: 89
Position: CF
Nationality: England
League: Barclays PL
Club: Manchester United
Shooting: 88
Finishing: 90
Long Shot: 85
Shot Power: 91
Trait(s): Long Shot Taker

Carlos Tevez
Perhaps not the most popular man in football but is certainly willing to play these days which is a bonus with this guy. An undeniably huge talent.

Rating: 86
Position: ST
Nationality: Argentina
League: Barclays PL
Club: Manchester City
Shooting: 85
Finishing: 87
Long Shot: 84
Shot Power: 86

Antonio Di Natale
The Italian tormentor of defences is one of the greatest attacking forces in Europe.

Name: Antonio Di Natale
Rating: 85
Position: ST
Nationality: Italy
League: Serie A
Club: Udinese
Shooting: 87
Finishing: 90
Long Shot: 86
Shot Power: 84
Trait(s): Finesse Shot

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
England fans will know all about this man after he scored 4 goals against them in a recent match. The controversial striker has an incredible record and is still going strong into his 30s.

Rating: 88
Position: ST
Nationality: Sweden
League: Ligue 1
Club: PSG
Shooting: 88
Finishing: 90
Long Shot: 85
Shot Power: 92
Trait(s): Long Shot Taker

Lucas Podolski
In his first year at Arsenal, the German striker is a great player with the potential to get even better. Loves a shot from long range too.

Rating: 83
Position: CF
Nationality: Germany
League: Barclays PL
Club: Arsenal
Shooting: 87
Finishing: 86
Long Shot: 88
Shot Power: 91
Trait(s): Long Shot Taker

Oscar Cardozo
The Paraguayan powerhouse is one of the greatest out and out strikers available on Fifa 13.

Rating: 82
Position: ST
Nationality: Paraguay
League: Liga Portuguesa
Club: SL Benfica
Shooting: 86
Finishing: 87
Long Shot: 86
Shot Power: 90
Trait(s): Long Shot Taker