Advert

The Top 10 Free-Kick Takers On FIFA 21

Published 

The Top 10 Free-Kick Takers On FIFA 21

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Lionel Messi is the best free-kick taker on FIFA 21.

The six-time Ballon d'Or winner, who is also the highest-rated player in the game, has scored an incredible 47 free-kicks in Barcelona colours - with another ten coming for Argentina.

With his "ankle-spraining" technique, Messi's accuracy from dead-ball situations is so good that opposition teams have resorted to putting players on the line to try and stop him.

Advert

So it's only right that his free-kick prowess is properly reflected in the EA Sports video game, where he has a ridiculous 94 free-kick accuracy.

Second on the list is Dani Parejo, who made a shock move to Villarreal from Valencia in the summer. The Spaniard has 93 free-kick accuracy - one better than Messi's new Barcelona teammate and set-piece specialist Miralem Pjanic.

Enis Bardhi of Levante and Sebastian Giovinco of Al Hilal both have 91 free-kick accuracy, with free-kick king Shunsuke Nakamura given 91 for his set-piece taking abilities.

Advert

The Celtic and Japanese legend, now 42, is back in the game after Yokohama FC were promoted to the J1 League last season.

Loading…

Football's most expensive ever player Neymar is in seventh spot, sharing 89 accuracy with Southampton's set-piece expert James Ward-Prowse.

There's no place in the top ten for Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, despite him scoring three goals from free-kicks in 2019/20.

Advert

Here is the top 10 in full:

1. Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona) - 94 accuracy

2. Dani Parejo (Valencia) - 93 accuracy

Advert

3. Miralem Pjanic (Barcelona) - 92 accuracy

4. Enis Bardhi (Levante) - 91 accuracy

5. Sebastian Giovinco (Al Hilal) - 91 accuracy

6. Shunsuke Nakamura (Yokohama FC) - 90 accuracy

Advert

7. Neymar (PSG) - 89 accuracy

8. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) - 89 accuracy

9. Robert Skov (Hoffenheim) - 89 accuracy.

10. Ruslan Malinovskyi (Atalanta) - 88 accuracy

Topics: Football News, Football, Free-kick, Lionel Messi, FIFA 21

Josh Lawless
Advert
Advert
Advert

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Football

New Footage Shows Oli McBurnie Was Disgustingly Provoked Before Street Attack

in 31 minutes

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Football

Megan Rapinoe Blasts Caitlyn Jenner After Claiming Transgender Girls Should NOT Compete In Women's Sports

21 hours ago