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Ronaldo topples Messi as FIFA’s highest rated player

Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has toppled Argentina and Barcelona talisman, Lionel Messi as the professional soccer game’s highest rated players as revealed by United States-based EA Sports.

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo poses with his trophy of Best Men's player in Europe at the end of the UEFA Champions League Group stage draw ceremony, on August 25, 2016 in Monaco. AFP PHOTO

According to the rating just released, this year, Cristiano Ronaldo is No. 1 after garnering 94 points, with Messi 93, Neymar 92, Luis Suarez 92, and Manuel Neuer also 92, rounding out the top five in that order.

Ronaldo’s Real Madrid team-mate, Gareth Bale, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jerome Boateng, Robert Lewandowski and David De Gea, all who chalked 90 points make up the top 10 list.


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