FIFA 19 Best Strikers (Top 15 Most Amazing Strikers)

Advice for FIFA players on the best strikers to sign in FIFA 19
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Whatever mode you’re playing in FIFA 19, you need to have good strikers if you plan to win games. It can sometimes be difficult to weigh the options since there are so many great choices in the game. Below, you will find a list of the top 15 best strikers in FIFA 19 with stats, specialities, traits, and costs. Generally, the higher the rating a player has, the higher his release clause (cost to purchase) will be.

15. Dries Mertens

Close up of Dries Mertens after a goal for Napoli

This Belgian striker currently plays for Napoli in Serie A. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 87. 

What Makes Dries Mertens An Amazing Striker

  • Mertens is highly athletic.
  • He has the “Dribbler”, “Acrobat”, and “Clinical Finisher” specialities, making him difficult for defenders to shut down.
  • He has the “Finesse Shot”, “Flair”, “Long Shot Taker”, “Technical Dribbler”, “Takes Finesse Free Kicks”, and “Through Ball” traits. This means that you’ll have many attacking options with him.

Player Stats

  • Age: 32
  • Positions: CF, ST
  • Club: Napoli
  • Country: Belgium
  • Work Rate: High/Low
  • Best Stats: Agility 94, Acceleration 93, Balance 92, Dribbling 91
  • Cost: €76.5 million (release clause)
  • Wage: €135K

See Dries Mertens in Action: https://youtu.be/sewzGWcgx9w

14. Lorenzo Insigne

Close up of Lorenzo Insigne at Napoli

This Italian striker currently plays for Napoli in Serie A. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 87.

What Makes Lorenzo Insigne an Amazing Striker

  • Insigne is highly athletic and technical.
  • He has the “Speedster”, “Dribbler”, “Crosser”, and “Acrobat” specialities, making him difficult for defenders to shut down. These specialities also mean that he can make plays in several parts of the field.
  • He has the “Finesse Shot”, “Long Shot Taker”, “Speed Dribbler”, and “Takes Finesse Free Kicks” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 28
  • Positions: CF, LW, ST
  • Club: Napoli
  • Country: Italy
  • Work Rate: High/Medium
  • Best Stats: Acceleration 94, Agility 94, Balance 93, Ball Control 93, Dribbling 90
  • Cost: €91M (release clause)
  • Wage: €135K

See Lorenzo Insigne in Action: https://youtu.be/TfW_qVR9RN0

13. Mauro Icardi

Close up of Mauro Icardi at Inter Milan

This Argentinian striker currently plays for Inter Milan in Serie A. He has an overall starting rating of 87 and a potential rating of 89.

What Makes Mauro Icardi an Amazing Striker

  • Icardi has great finishing skills.
  • He has the “Poacher” and “Aerial Threat” specialities, making him very useful in crossing/rebound scenarios.
  • He has the “Injury Free” and “Power Header” traits, meaning that he is a very solid striker.

Player Stats

  • Age: 26
  • Position: ST
  • Club: Inter Milan
  • Country: Argentina
  • Work Rate: Medium/Low
  • Best Stats: Jumping 94, Att. Position 92, Heading 91, Finishing 91
  • Cost: €110.9M (release clause)
  • Wage: €130K

See Mauro Icardi in Action: https://youtu.be/jpVJybuaHxY

12. Marco Reus

Close up of Marco Reus at Dortmund

This German striker currently plays for Dortmund in the Bundesliga. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 88.

What Makes Marco Reus an Amazing Striker

  • Reus has fantastic technical skills.
  • He has the specialities “Dribbler”, “Playmaker”, “Distance Shooter”, “Acrobat”, “Clinical Finisher”, and “Complete Midfielder” specialities, which gives you many attacking/playmaking opportunities with him.
  • He has the traits “Leadership”, “Finesse Shot”, “Speed Dribbler” (CPU AI Only), “Outside Foot Shot”, “Backs Into Player”, and “Takes Finesse Free Kicks” traits, making him a key player in controlling the team and attack.

Player Stats

  • Age: 30
  • Positions: CAM, LM, ST
  • Club: Dortmund
  • Country: Germany
  • Work Rate: High/Medium
  • Best Stats: Penalties 90, Volleys 90, Att. Position 89, Curve 89, Ball Control 88, Reactions 88, Shot Power 88
  • Cost: €98.6M (release clause)
  • Wage: €130K

See Marco Reus in Action: https://youtu.be/OxbdE7cdq7U

11. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Close up of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Arsenal

This Gabonese striker currently plays for Arsenal in the English Premier League. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 88.

What Makes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang an Amazing Striker

  • Aubameyang is very speedy.
  • He has the “Poacher” and “Speedster” specialities.
  • He has the “Injury Free”, “Beat Offside Trap”, “Finesse Shot”, “Speed Dribbler”, and “Chip Shot” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 30
  • Positions: ST, LM
  • Club: Arsenal
  • Country: Gabon
  • Work Rate: Medium/Low
  • Best Stats: Sprint Speed 95, Acceleration 93, Att. Position 90
  • Cost: €112.1M (release clause)
  • Wage: €265K

See Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in Action: https://youtu.be/J-NfSjETcoQ

10. Kylian Mbappé

Kylian Mbappé celebrates a goal at PSG

This French striker currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Ligue 1 Conforama. He has an overall starting rating of 88 and a potential rating of 95.

What Makes Kylian Mbappé an Amazing Striker

  • He has great technical skills and speed.
  • He has the “Speedster”, “Dribbler”, and “Acrobat” specialities.
  • He has the “Finesse Shot”, “Flair”, “Speed Dribbler”, and “Technical Dribbler” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 19
  • Positions: ST, RW
  • Club: PSG
  • Country: France
  • Work Rate: High/Medium
  • Best Stats: Acceleration 96, Sprint Speed 96, Agility 92, Ball Control 91, Dribbling 90
  • Cost: €168.1M (release clause)
  • Wage: €100K

See Kylian Mbappé in Action: https://youtu.be/tzxBOgHzSow

9. Sergio Agüero

Close up of Sergio Agüero at Manchester City

This Argentinian striker currently plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 89.

What Makes Sergio Agüero an Amazing Striker

  • Agüero is a great playmaker and finisher.
  • He has the “Dribbler”, “Acrobat”, and “Clinical Finisher” specialities.
  • He has the “Beat Offside Trap”, “Leadership”, “Chip Shot”, and “Technical Dribbler” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 31
  • Position: ST
  • Club: Manchester City
  • Country: Argentina
  • Work Rate: High/Medium
  • Best Stats: Att. Position 93, Finishing 93, Balance 91, Reactions 91, Composure 90
  • Cost: €119.3M (release clause)
  • Wage: €300K

See Sergio Agüero in Action: https://youtu.be/KCsB8T76RBI

8. Edinson Cavani

Edinson Cavani celebrates a goal for PSG

This Uruguayan striker currently plays for PSG in Ligue 1 Conforama. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 89.

What Makes Edinson Cavani an Amazing Striker

  • Cavani is highly athletic and has great finishing skills.
  • He has the “Engine” speciality, meaning you’ll get a lot of work out of him as he can go for a long time without tiring out and/or risking injury.
  • He has the “Beat Offside Trap” and “Power Header” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 32
  • Position: ST
  • Club: PSG
  • Country: Uruguay
  • Work Rate: High/High
  • Best Stats: Att. Position 93, Stamina 92, Reactions 91, Volleys 90
  • Cost: €111M (release clause)
  • Wage: €200K

See Edinson Cavani in Action: https://youtu.be/sHZOw5cNmh4  

7. Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann celebrates a goal at Atlético Madrid

This French striker currently plays for Atlético Madrid in LaLiga Santander. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 89.

What Makes Antoine Griezmann an Amazing Striker

  • Griezmann is acrobatic and has greathasgreat technical skills.
  • He has the “Dribbler”, “Engine”, “Acrobat”, and “Clinical Finisher” specialities.
  • He has the “Beat Offside Trap”, “Flair”, “Finesse Shot”, “Long Shot Taker”, “Playmaker”, “Chip Shot”, and “Technical Dribbler” traits, giving you a lot of attacking options.

Player Stats

  • Age: 28
  • Positions: CF, ST
  • Club: Atlético Madrid
  • Country: France
  • Work Rate: High/High
  • Best Stats: Att. Position 91, Ball Control 90, Reactions 90, Agility 90, Jumping 90
  • Cost: €145.6M (release clause)
  • Wage: €145K

See Antoine Griezmann in Action: https://youtu.be/16E4HVwDMqE  

6. Mohamed Salah

Close up of Mohamed Salah at Liverpool

This Egyptian striker currently plays for Liverpool in the English Premier League. He has an overall starting rating and a potential rating of 89.

What Makes Mohamed Salah an Amazing Striker

  • Salah has great speed and agility.
  • He has the “Speedster”, “Dribbler”, “Acrobat”, and “Complete Forward” specialities.
  • He has the “Beat Offside Trap”, “Finesse Shot”, “Speed Dribbler”, “Chip Shot”, and “Backs Into Player” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 27
  • Positions: RW, ST
  • Club: Liverpool
  • Country: Egypt
  • Work Rate: High/Medium
  • Best Stats: Acceleration 94, Sprint Speed 92, Reactions 92, Att. Position 92, Agility 91, Composure 91, Finishing 90
  • Cost: €132.3M (release clause)
  • Wage: €265K

See Mohamed Salah in Action: https://youtu.be/6sfP9bfNT98  

5. Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski celebrates a goal at Bayern Munich

This Polish striker currently plays for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 90.

What Makes Robert Lewandowski an Amazing Striker

  • Lewandowski has a very strong physical presence.
  • He has the “FK Specialist” and “Clinical Finisher” specialities, which also make him very technical.
  • He has the “Injury Free”, “Finesse Shot”, and “Chip Shot” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 31
  • Position: ST
  • Club: Bayern Munich
  • Country: Poland
  • Work Rate: High/Medium
  • Best Stats: Att. Position 92, Reactions 90, Finishing 90
  • Cost: €127.1M (release clause)
  • Wage: €205K

See Robert Lewandowski in Action: https://youtu.be/xHKpaXH3npI  

4. Harry Kane

Harry Kane celebrates a goal at Tottenham

This English striker currently plays for the Tottenham Hotspurs (Spurs) in the English Premier League. He has an overall starting rating of 90 and a potential rating of 92.

What Makes Harry Kane and Amazing Striker

  • Kane has great finishing skills.
  • He has the “Engine”, “Distance Shooter”, and “Clinical Finisher” specialities.
  • He has the “Leadership” and “Long Shot Taker” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 26
  • Position: ST
  • Club: Spurs
  • Country: England
  • Work Rate: High/High
  • Best Stats: Finishing 94, Att. Position 93, Reactions 91, Composure 91, Penalties 90
  • Cost: €185.8M (release clause)
  • Wage: €210K

See Harry Kane in Action: https://youtu.be/c3AzU1bXRkw  

3. Luis Suárez

Luis Suárez celebrates a goal at Barcelona

This Uruguayan striker currently plays for Barcelona in LaLiga Santander. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 91.

What Makes Luis Suárez an Amazing Striker

  • Suárez is highly athletic and has great striker skills (all shooting skills at least 82).
  • He has the “Dribbler” and “Clinical Finisher” specialities, so he is also very technical.
  • He has the “Injury Free”, “Beat Offside Trap”, “Outside Foot Shot”, and “Backs Into Player” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 32
  • Position: ST
  • Club: Barcelona
  • Country: Uruguay
  • Work Rate: High/Medium
  • Best Stats: Reactions 92, Att. Position 92, Finishing 92, Stamina 90, Volleys 90
  • Cost: €164M (release clause)
  • Wage: €455K

See Luis Suárez in Action: https://youtu.be/HnQoMUZ0OXA  

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal at Juventus

This Portuguese striker currently plays for Juventus in Serie A. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 94.

What Makes Cristiano Ronaldo an Amazing Striker

  • Ronaldo is speedy and has great technical ability.
  • He has the “Speedster”, “Dribbler”, “Distance Shooter”, “Acrobat”, “Clinical Finisher”, and “Complete Forward” specialities.
  • He has the “Power Free-Kick”, “Flair”, “Long Shot Taker”, “Speed Dribbler”, and “Through Ball” traits.

Player Stats

  • Age: 34
  • Positions: ST, LW
  • Club: Juventus
  • Country: Portugal
  • Work Rate: High/Low
  • Best Stats: Reactions 96, Att. Position 95, Composure 95, Jumping 95, Shot Power 95, Ball Control 94, Finishing 94, Long Shots 93, Sprint Speed 91
  • Cost: €127.1M (release clause)
  • Wage: €405K

See Cristiano Ronaldo in Action: https://youtu.be/Ua3fHt4HylA  

1. Lionel Messi

Close up of Lionel Messi at Barcelona

This Argentinian striker currently plays for Barcelona in LaLiga Santander. He has an overall starting rating and potential rating of 94.

What Makes Lionel Messi an Amazing Striker

  • Messi is speedy and has great technical skills.
  • He has the “Dribbler”, “Distance Shooter”, “Crosser”, “FK Specialist”, “Acrobat”, and “Clinical Finisher” specialities, giving you many attacking options.
  • He has the “Finesse Shot”, “Long Shot Taker”, “Speed Dribbler”, “Playmaker”, “One Club Player”, “Team Player”, and “Chip Shot” traits, making him a versatile, solid team player that is a key component for any attacking line up.

Player Stats

  • Age: 32
  • Positions: CF, RW, ST
  • Club: Barcelona
  • Country: Argentina
  • Work Rate: Medium/Low
  • Best Stats: Dribbling 97, Ball Control 96, Composure 96, Reactions 95, Balance 95, Finishing 95
  • Cost: €226.5M (release clause)
  • Wage: €565K

See Lionel Messi in Action: https://youtu.be/aUniRhTTDNQ 

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