FIFA 16 ratings – Messi below surprise Prem wide-man on skillfulness.
The 26-year-old is known for being a tricky customer with some brilliant eye-catching moves, but to put him ahead of two-time treble winner and four-time Ballon d’Or champion Messi is some statement.
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He joins players like Douglas Costa and Franck Ribery as among the five-star-rated skillful players in the FIFA 16 ratings, though Messi is ahead of everyone on most other aspects.
The Argentine boasts better speed, dribbling and finishing than most, and is the most highly rated player on the game overall.