theScore's Gianluca Nesci takes a deep dive into the ratings from the newly released FIFA 18 video game.
|Sergio Ramos||Real Madrid||90|
|Leonardo Bonucci||AC Milan||88|
|Thiago Silva||Paris Saint-Germain||88|
|Mats Hummels||Bayern Munich||88|
|Diego Godin||Atletico Madrid||88|
|Jerome Boateng||Bayern Munich||88|
"Sergio Ramos? He's the best defender in the world."
Leonardo Bonucci clearly isn't the only one who thinks so.
The AC Milan centre-back anointed his Spanish peer as the world's premier player in his position this past summer, and the FIFA 18 ratings reflect that claim; Ramos stands atop the heap, barely edging Bonucci's compatriot and former Juventus teammate, Giorgio Chiellini.
An injury-plagued 2017 sees Jerome Boateng take the biggest hit from last year's edition, though the imposing defender's well-rounded skill set, alongside that of countryman Mats Hummels, still makes Bayern Munich's backline a daunting unit to break down.
Further down the list, the retirement of longtime kingpin Philipp Lahm makes room for Real Madrid's afro-clad star to assume the mantle as the game's best full-back; Marcelo, who plays with the attacking flair of a No. 10, is well worth his rating, while fellow Brazilian left-back Alex Sandro isn't far behind after a marvellous season dominating the flank for Juventus.
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