Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has seen his FIFA 23 rating drop to its lowest score in 12 years following his high-profile move to Saudi Arabian club Al Nasr.
Player ratings have always talked about the FIFA community, and FIFA 23 is no exception. Ahead of the latest and final game in EA’s long-running series slated for 2022, there was much debate as to who should top the rankings ahead of the new season.
The FIFA 23 ratings for Ultimate Team and Career mode marked the first time in many years that Real Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo was outside the top 10, much to the anger of his fans.
However, following Ronaldo’s highly publicized move to the Saudi Pro League at Al Nasr, the Portugal forward has received a further downgrade.
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After being removed from Manchester United’s roster in offline mode, Ronaldo’s overall player rating had risen to 88., This is two less than their original 90-rated card that players have been using in Ultimate Team.
His in-game stats have also taken a hit, with many of his key attributes losing valuable points. Ronaldo’s dribbling has dropped from 84 to 81, while his stamina has now increased from 74 to 70. This fall is the first time since FIFA 11 that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has a rating below 90.
It is also Card’s lowest rating since 2007 when he broke through during his first spell at Manchester United.
For now, this downgrade is limited to offline modes like Career Mode and Kick-Off. An Al Nasr version of Ronaldo will be added to the Ultimate Team down the line, but it will likely retain the 90-rated rating he received at the start of the season.
while ea Create new cards for players who move teams, especially those moved away from mid-season upgrades and downgrades in Ultimate Team.
Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a two-year contract with Al Nasser, keeping him in Saudi Arabia until 2025. Based on his performance with the new club, we’ll have to wait and see how his ratings develop in EA Sports FC 24 and beyond.
For more on FIFA 23, be sure to check out our predictions for the Team of the Year as well as the latest Premier League Player of the Month.
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