[Top 15] FM20 Best Strikers Who Are Amazing

Best Strikers FM20
Who are the best strikers in FM20?


Strikers are the most exciting players in Football Manager 2020. They are the ones usually winning the Ballon d'Or and other prestigious individual rewards. They are the game deciders and the one who put a smile on your face when you watch the game.

Today we talk about the best strikers in FM20. We will include natural wingers who are capable of playing the striker position and often do so in real life.

Best strikers in FM20 based on current ability:

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Aveiro
  • Lionel Messi
  • Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior
  • Kylian Mbappé
  • Luis Suárez
  • Antoine Griezmann
  • Sergio Agüero
  • Mohamed Salah
  • Harry Kane
  • Sadio Mané
  • Robert Lewandowski
  • Karim Benzema
  • Gareth Bale
  • Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Let’s talk about these players in detail.

15. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the current captain of Arsenal and the Gabon national team and he is one of the best strikers in FM20. He is the bright light of the struggling Arsenal team in recent years. He has made a total of 484 appearances for different clubs and he scored 251 goals. For Gabon, he scored 25 goals in 63 appearances.

  • One of the fastest players in the game
  • Consistent performer who relishes big matches
  • Fairly ambitious and temperamental player

14. Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira

  • Age 27
  • Current Ability 172
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Roberto Firmino is a Liverpool player who also plays for the national team of Brazil. Based on the current ability he is one of the best strikers in the game. He played for 3 clubs in his career for a total of 426 appearances scoring 135 goals. His biggest success was achieved with Liverpool where he has won the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and most recently the FIFA Club World Club.

  • A very technical player
  • Intelligent player with high off the ball and decisions
  • A versatile player who can play in a couple of positions
  • A fairly ambitious player who is adaptable to living in other countries

13.Gareth Bale

  • Age 30
  • Current Ability 173
  • Natural Position AML
  • Striker Rating 16/20

Gareth Bale is a current Real Madrid and Wales player who is a natural winger but we decided to put him in this list as he did play some matches as a Striker for club and nation and he is accomplished in the role.

In 492 appearances Gareth Bale scored 164 goals for the clubs he has played. When it comes to the national team of Wales, he scored 33 goals in 83 games.

Although he has won many things with Real Madrid, he could have had a better individual career if his managers had more faith in him. Nowadays he’s on bad terms with the current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

  • Really good long shots ability
  • A versatile player who can play in a couple of positions
  • A highly technical player
  • A fairly determined player who enjoys big matches

12.Karim Benzema

  • Age 31
  • Current Ability 174
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Karim Benzema is a French footballer who plays for Real Madrid. He’s one of the most talented strikers who is strong and powerful and a potent finisher from inside the box. Based on his current ability in FM20 he is one of the best strikers.

  • A technical player with great passing
  • Amazing finish ability
  • A fairly resolute player who can be temperamental
  • A fairly consistent performer who is good with either foot

11.Robert Lewandowski

  • Age 30
  • Current Ability 175
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Robert Lewandowski is one of football’s global superstars. Many consider him as the best striker in the world in real life. In Football Manager 2020 he makes the 11th position based on current ability.

He has played for four clubs and made a total of 599 appearances and he scored an amazing 402 goals! Just a few players have better stats than Lewandowski.

Additionally, for Poland, he scored 61 goals in 112 appearances.

  • A very athletic player with stamina being one of his main physical aspects
  • A consistent performer who relishes big matches
  • Amazing finishing ability
  • Has no real weaknesses in FM20

10.Sadio Mané

  • Age 27
  • Current Ability 177
  • Natural Position AML
  • Striker Rating 18/20

Sadio Mané is a winger who plays for Liverpool and the Senegal national team. Although he’s a natural winger, playing as a striker isn’t anything new to him and he’s one of the best in that position.

In 334 games he scored a total 144 goals for clubs he has played for and he scored another 19 goals in 69 appearances for Senegal.

  • Explosive pace and acceleration underpins his overall speed
  • A versatile player who is natural in a couple of positions
  • A consistent performer who relishes big matches
  • A very ambitious player who is also very adaptable and is a true professional

9.Harry Kane

 

  • Age 25
  • Current Ability 177
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Harry Kane is the current striker for Tottenham Hotspur and the captain of the England national team. When it comes to trophies he hasn’t won much but he has won many individual awards, including a record number of six Premier League Player of the Month awards and he has been selected for the PFA Team of the Year four times.

He has been a Tottenham Hotspur player his whole life, only having a few loans when he was younger. In 341 games he scored 196 goals and for England, he scored 32 goals in 45 appearances. 

  • Amazing finishing ability
  • Really good technique
  • Strong penalty taker
  • A fairly consistent performer who doesn’t really have any weaknesses

8.Mohamed Salah

  • Age 27
  • Current Ability 178
  • Natural Position AMR
  • Striker Rating 19/20

Mohamed Salah is the current player of Liverpool and the national team of Egypt. He has been dubbed the best Liverpool player in the last 3 seasons and one of the main reasons for winning the Champions League. He’s a winger who is equally good at playing the striker position.

In his career, he has played a total of 380 games and scored 161 goals. For the national team, he played 67 games and scored 41 goals.

  • Has explosive pace
  • Great finisher
  • A consistent performer who relishes big matches
  • A versatile player who can play in a couple of positions
  • A fairly determined and ambitious player

7.Sergio Agüero

  • Age 31
  • Current Ability 178
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Sergio Agüero is one of the best strikers in the world and that ability has been transferred over to FM20. He played for only 3 clubs in his career, and he became a legend in the current one, Manchester City. He also plays for the national team of Argentina.

In 645 appearances he scored 368 goals for the clubs he played and another 41 goals in 97 appearances for Argentina.

  • A real live wire with the ball
  • Great dribbler with the perfect balance
  • A consistent performer who relishes big matches
  • An ambitious individual who is always looking to win

6.Antoine Griezmann

  • Age 28
  • Current Ability 179
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Antoine Griezmann is a player for Barcelona and a French international player. He has won almost everything that can be won with club and country. In 481 appearances he scored 193 goals for the clubs he has played and another 30 goals in 78 appearances for France.

  • Amazing technique with an almost perfect first touch
  • Great finishing ability
  • A very versatile player who can play in a couple of positions
  • A consistent performer
  • A perfectionist who constantly strives for improvement

5.Luis Suárez

  • Age 32
  • Current Ability 180
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Luis Suárez is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Barcelona. He is one of the best strikers in FM20 based on current ability.

Often regarded as one of the best players in the world, Suárez has won 18 trophies in his career, which includes six league titles, a UEFA Champions League title at club level, and a Copa América with Uruguay.

In 630 appearances for clubs, he scored 410 goals. For Uruguay, he scored 59 goals in 113 appearances. 

  • Amazing finishing ability
  • A very good technique and off the ball ability
  • A perfectionist who constantly strives for improvement
  • Relishes big matches and is a very consistent player

4.Kylian Mbappé

  • Age 20
  • Current Ability 181
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Kylian Mbappé is a wonderkid who is already very developed. At the age of only 20, he is by far the youngest player on this list of the best strikers.

Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his finishing, dribbling, and speed.

He is playing for the France national team and PSG.

In 178 games he scored a total of 109 goals. He added another 13 goals in 34 appearances for France as well.

  • Has explosive pace and is one of the fastest players in the FM20
  • Amazing finisher
  • He’s a spirited individual
  • A very adaptable player who is also a consistent performer

3.Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

  • Age 27
  • Current Ability 185
  • Natural Position AML
  • Striker Rating 15/20

Neymar is a Brazilian who plays for PSG. Although he is a natural winger, he is also an accomplished striker who isn’t a stranger to the role. That’s why he makes this list of the best strikers in FM20.

In Spain, France, and his native Brazil Neymar has enjoyed trophy-laden spells, picking up 19 major titles including the Champions League and Club World Cup (twice).

In 479 appearances he scored a total of 301 goals and another 61 goals in 101 matches for Brazil.

  • One of the best dribblers in the world
  • Amazing technique and first touch
  • An explosive player with great flair
  • A consistent performer who relishes big matches
  • A versatile player who is natural in a couple of positions

2.Lionel Messi

  • Age 32
  • Current Ability 195
  • Natural Position AMR
  • Striker Rating 20/20

What can be said about Messi that everyone doesn’t already know? In FM20 he has 10 attributes with the maximum rating of 20 and he isn’t on the first place simply for the reason he rarely plays the striker position, although he is perfect at it as well.

When it comes to trophies, Messi has won everything with Barcelona where he has spent his whole career. 

In 737 games for Barcelona, he has scored a whopping 629 goals. He added another 86 goals in 161 appearances for Argentina. 

He’s a six-time Ballon d'Or winner who we consider to be the best overall player in the world. 

  • A very driven player in pursuit of his goal
  • Thrives on playing big matches
  • His outstanding touch, flair, and balance make him a magician with the ball at his feet
  • Ability to dribble makes him a difficult opponent to come up against
  • Is a natural in several positions
  • An international player with plenty of experience
  • Could adapt well to living in another country

1.Cristiano Ronaldo Aveiro

  • Age 34
  • Current Ability 195
  • Natural Position Striker
  • Striker Rating 20/20

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best striker in FM20 based on current ability. We gave him the edge over Messi although they have the same current ability 195. 

He’s a five-time Ballon d'Or winner who is considered to be one of the best players of all time.

He has won everything that can be won with clubs and has won a major trophy with his country Portugal.

In 827 appearances he scored a total of 613 goals for the clubs he has played for and another 99 goals in 164 appearances for Portugal.

  • A perfectionist who constantly strives to improve himself
  • A very adaptable player to living in another country
  • Very consistent performer
  • Dominant in the air
  • Strong penalty taker
  • Is a current international with plenty of experience
  • A fan favorite
  • A versatile player who can play in a couple of positions
  • A great finisher
  • Strong mental attributes

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