EA FC 24 Best CB Players

Defending is challenging; it requires many great physical attributes, tactical awareness, and abilities like man-marking and composure. From Van Dijk to Vidic, the FIFA video game franchise has seen some fantastic talent in the centre-back position over the years, but how does it compare now? Let’s take a look at the best centre-backs in EA FC 24.

Rúben Dias (Overall 89 – Potential 90)

Manchester City’s Rúben Dias has had a superb time playing for Manchester City since 2020, winning the Premier League title and the Champions League title. All were accomplished under the age of 26. In EA FC, Dias possesses an excellent skillset for a centre-back and attributes that make him the best-ranked CB in the game.

Dias has tackling, tactician, strength, and complete defender among his specialities. These specialities are nicely combined with his defensive attributes, where he ranks 91 for defensive awareness, 91 for standing tackle, and 87 for sliding tackle. He also boasts Bruiser +, Power Header, and Block play styles within the game.

Sadly, if you want to sign him in EA FC 24, you’ll have to splash out. Dias has a release clause of 205 million euros and a wage bill of 250k euros.

Virgil van Dijk (Overall 89 – Potential 89)

The well-experienced van Dijk has been playing for Liverpool since 2018 and has made 179 appearances, scoring 17 goals in that period. With the club, he also won the Champions League title in the 2018-19 season and the Premier League title in the 2019-20 season. Here are van Dijk’s EA FC 24 stats.

Speciality-wise, van Dijk has Tackling, Tactician, Strength, and Complete Defender specialities, making him a well-rounded defender that fits in any formidable defensive squad. When it comes to overall, he ranks 91 for standing tackle, 90 for defensive awareness, and 86 for standing tackle. He also has 88 interceptions and 93 strengths, his most vital attributes.

Among his play styles, van Dijk boasts Aerial +, Power Header, Long Ball Pass, Jockey, Block, Anticipate, and Bruiser. He has a wage bill of 220k euros and a release clause of 130.4 million euros.

Marquinhos (Overall 87 – Potential 88)

Brazilian star Marquinhos has made waves since joining PSG in 2013, where he won the Ligue 1 title eight times and became the UEFA Champions League runner-up in the 2019-20 season.

As an in-game player, Marquinhos has Tackling and Tactician player specialities. His most assertive attributes are 90 defensive awareness, 89 standing tackle, 88 sliding tackle, 89 interceptions, and 88 heading accuracy.

He has Intercept +, Power Header, Jockey, Anticipate, and Aerial play styles within the game. Marquinhos can be obtained from PSG for a price tag of 141.5 million euros.

Ronald Araujo (Overall 86 – Potential 91)

With heaps of potential, the 24-year-old wonderkid Ronald Araujo can do without an introduction to football fanatics. Since making his debut for Barcelona’s main team in 2019, Araujo has stacked up over 132 appearances in which he scored seven goals as a defender. He has helped the team win the La Liga in the 2022-23 season and the Copa del Rey in the 2022-23 season.

Within EA FC 24, Araujo is a force to be reckoned with. Tackling-wise, he shares the 86 overall for defensive awareness, standing tackle, and sliding tackle. His most formidable attributes are jumping at 92, strength at 87, and aggression at 87. Weirdly, he only possesses one Tacking speciality.

Araujo has a release clause of 197.6 million euros and a hefty wage bill of 175k euros.

Top 15 Centre-Backs in EA FC (Ranked by Overall)

  1. Rúben Dias – Overall 89
  2. Virgil van Dijk – Overall 89
  3. Marquinhos – Overall 89
  4. Ronald Araujo – Overall 89
  5. Éder Militão – Overall 86
  6. Jules Koundé – Overall 85
  7. Alessandro Bastoni – Overall 85
  8. Matthijs de Ligt – Overall 85
  9. Antonio Rüdiger – Overall 85
  10. John Stones – Overall 85
  11. David Alaba – Overall 85
  12. William Saliba – Overall 84
  13. Aurélien Tchouaméni – Overall 84
  14. Bremer – Overall 84
  15. Lisandro Martínez – Overall 84
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