EA Sports FIFA 22 is currently available in Early Access ahead of the game’s full launch on October 1. With the full game available to players, the leaderboard database has been revealed, which includes every Columbus Crew player in the game.
As expected, the highest rated player in FIFA 22 on the crew is playmaker Lucas Zelarayan with an overall rating of 76. This rating qualifies him as a gold level player in the game with the minimum qualifying rating of 75. Among his best stats is his accuracy of 85 free kick with five direct free kick goals this season. This is the second year in a row that Zelarayan has received the team’s highest rating, but Black & Gold have fewer gold players than in FIFA 21.
The only other player in the gold category for Columbus is Pedro Santos, who got an overall rating of 75. In last year’s game, Eloy Room and Darlington Nagbe were in the gold bracket with both players demoted. to 74 overall in FIFA 22.. A large majority of the Crew team are in the silver ranking category with several players having some of the best stats in Major League Soccer.
Room is in the top 10 goalies in MLS and Zelarayan is in the top 10 midfielders. Some of Black & Gold’s detailed stats are more impressive, with Alexandru Matan receiving a speed rating of 90, qualifying him as one of the fastest players in MLS. Gyasi Zardes received a rare trait in the game of having a low foot rating of five out of five possible stars.
A noticeable big increase in FIFA’s score this year has been for young midfielder Aidan Morris. After his impressive performances in 2020, including the MLS Cup final, Morris received an overall rating of four to 62. Morris did not play all of the 2021 season with a ripped ACL.
It’s also an exciting time for two youngsters from the Crew. Miguel Berry and Isaiah Parente were added to FIFA 22 for the first time. Being included in the FIFA video game is a dream come true for many young footballers with FIFA 22 is expected to be one of the best-selling video games of the year.
Crew player ratings
GOLD: Lucas Zelarayan (76), Pedro Santos (75)
MONEY: Eloy Room (74), Darlington Nagbe (74), Gyasi Zardes (73), Artur (73), Jonathan Mensah (72), Bradley Wright-Phillips (71), Vito Wormgoor (71), Kevin Molino (70), Harrison Afful (69), Alexandru Matan (69), Luis Diaz (69), Josh Williams (68), Milton Valenzuela (68), Marlon Hairston (67), Derrick Etienne Jr. (66), Evan Bush (66), Waylon Francis (66), Perry Kitchen (65), Liam Fraser (65), Aboubacar Keita (65)
BRONZE: Saad Abdul-Salaam (64), Erik Hurtado (62), Grant Lillard (62), Aidan Morris (62), Miguel Berry (61), Eric Dick (58), Isaiah Parente (56)
Best player by statistic
Acceleration: Luis Diaz (89), Sprint speed: Alexandru Matan (91)
Attack positioning: Gyasi Zardès (80), Finishing: Bradley Wright-Phillips (75), Shooting power: Jonathan Mensah (79), Long strokes: Pedro Santos (71), Volleyball: Erik Hurtado (74), Penalties: Pedro Santos and Kevin Molino (69)
Agility: Alexandru Maya (91), Balance: Alexandru Matan (90), Reactions: Darlington Nagbe (79), Ball control: Darlington Nagbe (82), Dribble: Darlington Nagbe (80), Calm: Darlington Nagbe (83)
Interceptions: Jonathan Mensah (73), Heading accuracy: Bradley Wright-Phillips (76), Marking: Jonathan Mensah (74), Standing tackle: Arthur (76), Slide tackle: Artur (72)
Vision: Lucas Zelarayan (78), Crossing: Pedro Santos (73), Accuracy of the free kick: Lucas Zelarayan (85), Short passage: Darlington Nagbe (83), Long pass: Artur (75), Curve: Pedro Santos (80)
Jump : Gyasi Zardes and Lucas Zelarayan (86), Endurance: Gyasi Zardès (91), Strength: Vito Wormgoor (90), Aggression: Arthur (84)
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