FIFA 21 ratings: Messi, Ramos, Oblak & the best La Liga players

Spain's first division is filled with star this season and EA Sports has determined which players shine brightest

While La Liga no longer boasts Cristiano Ronaldo, it remains blessed by some of the most talented footballers in the world. 

Ahead of the release of FIFA 21, EA Sports has revealed its ratings for the Spanish league's very best players with Lionel Messi once again coming out on top. 

The Barcelona star, who was initially hoping to be playing elsewhere this season, has been handed an overall rating of 93 with 95-rated dribbling and 92-rated shooting making him close to unstoppable in the final third. 

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Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak is La Liga's second best player with an overall rating of 91 - which also made him FIFA 21's highest rated shot-stopper

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Rounding out the podium is Barcelona's No.1 Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who has claimed an overall rating of 90 and remains one of the game's best all-round keepers. 

While no Real Madrid player cracked the top three, four Los Blancos representatives including Sergio Ramos, Casemiro, Karim Benzema and Thibaut Courtois have earned an overall rating of 89.

Incidentally, Zinedine Zidane's side have the most players in EA's La Liga list, with nine Real Madrid stars making the cut.

Eight players from Barcelona have also been included, Atletico Madrid has three, while Villarreal and Real Sociedad have one each. 

If you're looking to form the best possible La Liga XI, EA suggests a line-up of: Oblak; Carvajal, Ramos, Pique, Alba; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric; Messi, Benzema, Hazard. 

The best La Liga players in FIFA 21

Player Club Overall rating Position
Lionel Messi Barcelona 93 RW
Jan Oblak Atletico Madrid 91 GK
Marc-Andre ter Stegen Barcelona 90 GK
Sergio Ramos Real Madrid 89 CB
Casemiro Real Madrid 89 CDM
Karim Benzema Real Madrid 89 ST
Thibaut Courtois Real Madrid 89 GK
Toni Kroos Real Madrid  88 CM
Eden Hazard Real Madrid  88 LW
Luka Modric Real Madrid 87 CM
Luis Suarez Atletico Madrid 87 ST
Antoine Griezmann Barcelona 87 ST
Sergio Busquets Barcelona 87 CDM
Daniel Carvajal Real Madrid 86 RB
Gerard Pique Barcelona 86 CB
Jordi Alba Barcelona 86 LB
David Silva Real Sociedad 86 CAM
Raphael Varane Real Madrid 86 CB
Daniel Parejo Villarreal 85 CM
Koke Atletico Madrid 85 CM
Clement Lenglet Barcelona 85 CB
Frenkie de Jong Barcelona 85 CM