EA FC 24: How Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi hit all-time low overall ratings

How did this happened with 2 of the icons of football world

EA FC 24: How Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi hit all-time low overall ratings

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EA, on its first venture after breaking up with FIFA is releasing the much-awaited EA Sports FC 24. The anticipation of the fans has also been fueled by the leaks and rumors coming about the game. A lot of new features and upgrades have been confirmed by the EA, but many rumors, like ratings of players, etc., are floating in the air. The alleged EA FC 24 ratings of two stalwarts, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, have been leaked.


The overall rating for Ronaldo and Messi are 83 and 88 respectively. It is a massive downgrade for both players. They have hit an all-time low with these ratings and fans are furious about this. They may be getting old but they still are the GOATs of the game. Let’s find out more.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have lower ratings in EA FC 24

EA FC 24: How Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi hit all-time low overall rating
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Ronaldo and Messi are the stars of the football industry, and the emotions of fans are attached to these 2 players. However, it is also true that they are past their prime and are also getting old. Ronaldo is 38 years old, while Messi is 36 years old now. This can also be proved by their recent transfers to the Saudi league and MLS recently leaving European football. In addition to that, Messi was also seen struggling while playing for PSG.


This coupled with mediocre form has resulted in their overall ranking being so low. The fans were shocked to see these ratings as these two superstars have gone over 10 years having a rating of 90 or above. Let’s have a look at the downfall in their ratings:

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, known for his exceptional athleticism, goal-scoring prowess, and unmatched dedication, has been a prominent force in virtual football games for years. However, the leaks for EA FC 24 suggest that his overall rating has suffered a significant blow, hitting an all-time low of 83. His pace has been reduced to 74 from 81 in the previous edition. In addition to that, his shooting has fallen to just 83 from 92.

His passing has reduced a bit from 78 to 77 while his physical has changed from 75 to 72. If these leaks turn out to be accurate, this will be his second-worst rating after his inaugural season in the game FIFA 04 where he was rated 80.

Lionel Messi

Similarly, Lionel Messi, renowned for his mesmerizing dribbling, playmaking abilities, and consistent goal-scoring, has experienced a notable decline in his overall rating for EA FC 24. Leaked information indicates that Messi’s rating has dropped to 88, marking a setback compared to his previous ratings. Messi’s pace has dropped from 81 to 75. His shooting has taken a hit going from 89 to 87. the dribbling has also reduced by 3 to 91. There has been a massive drop in physical going from 64 to 57. It is after a decade that Messi’s overall rating has gone below 90.


Fans Reaction

These alleged ratings have caused an uproar from the fans, as they are shocked to see their idols’ ratings being downgraded like this. Many fans have expressed their sadness and disappointment on the same. Fabs are also starting to believe that Messi’s and Ronaldo’s eras have come to an end and it’s the younger generation’s chance to take up the baton. The likes of Mbappe, Haaland, etc have been doing so.

Here are some of the tweets of fans expressing themselves after the leak


The unexpected all-time alleged low ratings of Cristiano Ronaldo (83) and Lionel Messi (88) in EA FC 24 have created a sense of intrigue and anticipation among fans. While the reasoning behind these downgrades remains unknown, fans eagerly await the official launch to witness how these iconic players will perform and adapt in the virtual football realm. As the release date of EA FC 24 approaches, anticipation is mounting among players and enthusiasts eager to experience the virtual football journey with these revised ratings. The leaked information has sparked a flurry of discussions and debates across online platforms.

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