Skilling is a huge part of FIFA’s gameplay. Skill moves help you create space, they help you add an element of unpredictability to your play style but most importantly they help you have fun.
EA has revamped the skill move system for FIFA allowing players to perform any skill move regardless of their skill-rating.
However, it is important to note that a player with a low skill-rating will struggle to perform an advanced skill move as effectively as a player with a high skill-rating – so you still need five-star skillers in your squad.
With FIFA 21 around the corner, EA has released a list of all the players with a five-star skill-rating – on that note, here’s a look at five skillers (across different price-points) we can’t wait to wreak havoc within FIFA 21.
We can’t talk about skill moves without talking about Neymar. The Brazilian forward was arguably the most fluid dribbler in FIFA 20 and he looks set to retain that title in FIFA 21.
Neymar, unlike other players in the game, has his own custom animations – and these animations allow him to perform unique movements with the ball.
For instance, instead of a regular rainbow flick, Neymar has his own special rainbow flick animation, which is far more dangerous and fluid than a normal rainbow flick.
You’d do well to save up some FUT coins to get Neymar when FIFA 21 rolls out. He’ll be worth every penny.
Kylian Mbappe is not just one of the fastest players in FIFA 21, he’s also one of the most skillful.
He’s fond of pulling off outrageous skills in real life, so EA Sports have replicated his flair in FIFA 21, by granting him a five-star skill rating and a 91 dribbling stat.
The combination of Mbappe’s pace and dribbling makes him one of the most dangerous forwards in FIFA 21. He’ll be even more dangerous if you pair him with Neymar upfront.
Marcus Rashford was a four-star skiller up until FIFA 19, as he received his first five-star skill rating in FIFA 19. Since then, he’s retained the skill rating, thanks to his impressive displays of skill for Manchester United in real life.
Like Mbappe, Rashford boasts incredible pace (91) and dribbling (85) allowing him to weave in and out of your opponent’s backline, and run in behind when an opportunity to do so presents himself.
When it comes to flair, few players come close to Wilfried Zaha. He’s been one of the best skillers in FIFA over the past few iterations of the game, and he looks set to continue his reign after yet another five-star skill rating.
He boasts 90 pace, 87 dribbling and 75 physicality, which is a solid combination of stats for a winger.
Compared to other players on this list, Zaha will be pretty affordable in FIFA 21, so you won’t necessarily have to break the bank to get him into your Ultimate Team.
Ousmane Dembele is arguably one of the best “premium” starter players on Ultimate Team. He was like a mini-Neymar in FIFA 21, and he’s likely to resume that role in FIFA 21 considering his stats.
The Frenchman has 92 pace and 86 dribbling, and in addition to that, he has a dangerous five-star weak foot and five-star skill move combo, which makes him incredibly unpredictable on the virtual pitch as he can score from multiple angles and utilize a wide range of skills effectively.
Dembele should definitely be on your radar when FIFA 21 gets released – there aren’t many wingers that can offer what he can.