In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death, taxes, and that when FIFA drops every fall, Lionel Messi will be the best player. Well, that has been the case for the last few years, but FIFA 17‘s best player is someone other than Barcelona’s legendary forward.
Instead, that honor goes to Messi’s biggest rival: Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo. The list of the top 50 players on everyone’s favorite soccer game was released over the last week, with the top 3 of Ronaldo, Messi, and Barcelona winger Neymar rounding out the list. Here’s the entire top 50: