Best free kick takers in FIFA 22

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The release of FIFA 22 is fast approaching as EA Sports starts releasing tons of exciting information. For players starting to plan their Ultimate Teams, here are the best free kick takers in FIFA 22.

It's an exciting time for football fans as Europe's top leagues begin to step up their pre-season fixtures ahead of upcoming campaigns. This of course means that the latest edition of the EA Sports football video game is about to be released, with gamers waiting for the imminent release of FIFA 22.

With Ultimate Team becoming such a cyclical game mode, many players want to maximize their window by mapping out their team ahead of release. Whether you're looking to play a dominant style in possession or on the counterattack, the first few weeks of FIFA will be crucial in building your squad.

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Whatever your style of play, set pieces are one of the most important factors for any team, and you'll need a specialist to deliver the goods. Here are the best free kick takers in FIFA 22.

Notes: Full FIFA 22 ratings have yet to be released, so these predictions are based on FIFA 21 status.

Free kicks are golden opportunities for players who have mastered the set piece commands. (Photo: EA Sports)

FIFA 22 best free kick takers – by position

Here are the top three free kick takers at each position for all your FIFA 22 Ultimate Team squad building needs. The ratings are of course subject to change after the official release of FIFA 22.

Striker/Center Forward

  1. Paulo Dybala (CF) - Juventus - 88 OVR (88 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Memphis Depay (CF) - Barcelona - 85 OVR (86 FK. Accuracy)
  3. Robert Lewandowski (ST) – FC Bayern 91 OVR (85 FK. Accuracy)


  1. Daniel Parejo (CM) – Villareal CF – 85 OVR (93 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Miralem Pjanic (CM) – Barcelona – 85 OVR (92 FK. Accuracy)
  3. Sebastien Giovinco (CAM) – Al Hilal – 80 OVR (91 FK. Accuracy)
Paulo Dybala is a threat to score from any set piece within range. (Photo: EA Sports)
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  1. Enis Bardi (LM) - Levante UD - 79 OVR (91 FK. Precision)
  2. Neymar Jr. (LW) - Paris SG - 91 OVR (89 FK. Précision)
  3. Hakan Calhanoglu (LW) – Milano – 79 OVR (86 FK. Accuracy)


  1. Lionel Messi (RW) – Free Agent – ​​93 OVR (94 FK. Accuracy)
  2. Angel Di Maria (RW) - Paris SG - 87 OVR (88 FK. Precision)
  3. Gareth Bale (RW) - Real Madrid - 83 OVR (87 FK. Accuracy)
Throughout his career, Gareth Bale has been a free-kick magician. (Photo: JollyGamez FIFA YouTube)

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