Lionel Messi Tops EA Sports' FIFA 15 Player Rankings

Michael Cummings@MikeCummings37World Football Lead WriterSeptember 7, 2014

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, second right, reacts after scoring against Elche during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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Lionel Messi is currently the best footballer in the world, at least according to EA Sports' FIFA 15.

Messi, the superstar forward for Barcelona and Argentina, topped the player rankings for EA Sports' new video game, which is set for release this month in the UK and United States. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award, was ranked second.

EA Sports announced the final 10 players in its rankings Sunday at EASports.com. The complete top 10 is here:

EA Sports Player Rankings for FIFA 15
RankingPlayerClub
1.Lionel MessiBarcelona
2.Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid
3.Arjen RobbenBayern Munich
4.Zlatan IbrahimovicParis Saint-Germain
5.Manuel NeuerBayern Munich
6.Andres IniestaBarcelona
7.Luis SuarezBarcelona
8.Bastian SchweinsteigerBayern Munich
9.Franck RiberyBayern Munich
10.Eden HazardChelsea
EA Sports

For the list of players ranked 50-11, click here.

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