Record breaker Osimhen trumps Cristiano Ronaldo, Sadio Mane, others to become highest-rated Serie A striker in EA FC 24

Victor Osimhen sets record as highest-rated Serie A player in EA FC 24.

Record breaker Osimhen trumps Cristiano Ronaldo, Sadio Mane, others to become highest-rated Serie A striker in EA FC 24

David Ben 11:51 - 30.08.2023

Victor Osimhen is set to become the highest-rated active Nigerian player ever in soccer video game history, as well as the highest-rated Serie A striker in the forthcoming EA SPORTS FC 24.

Ahead of the launch of the highly-anticipated soccer video game EA SPORTS FC 24, fans and members of the EA community have been predicting the overall ratings of some of their favourite footballers in the game.

EA are expected to reveal the official player ratings next month before the global release of the new game - FC 24.

However, following the official Matchday Trailer reveal, a few details about the upcoming game have continued to leak online as has been the case in recent years with the now-defunct EA SPORTS FIFA franchise.

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Erling Haaland is the cover star of EA SPORTS FC 24

A number of player ratings have been already leaked with some players reportedly getting massive upgrades as expected.

According to the reliable Early Game, Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen is amongst the players who received a massive upgrade in his EA FC 24 ratings.

The Nigeria international who is widely regarded as one of the best strikers on the planet saw his stocks rise after helping Napoli to a historic Scudetto title.

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Victor Osimhen was on target again for Napoli. (Photo Credit: Asiwaju Lerry/X)

Osimhen also finished the campaign as the league’s Top scorer and the former Lille forward has now been rewarded in record-breaking fashion.

The aforementioned source have exclusively revealed that Victor Osimhen will be awarded an 88 OVR in his FC 24 ratings for Napoli, making him one of the highest-rated players in the game and the highest-rated player in  Serie A.

Osimhen will also set the record as the first active Nigerian footballer to receive such a rating in the history of the soccer video game franchise.

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Victor Osimhen EA FC 24 rating| Photo Credit: Twitter (@Fut_scoreboard)

Early Game also reveals that Osimhen is set to be rated higher than a number of football stars like Cristiano Ronaldo (86), Luka Modric (87), Lautaro Martinez (87), Sadio Mane (87), and even Toni Kroos (87), amongst others.

Victor Osimhen enjoying bright start to new season with Napoli

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen has enjoyed a bright start to the 2023-24 season once more.

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Osimhen celebrating his goal against Sassuolo || Image credit: Imago
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The 24-year-old Napoli striker has netted 3 times in the first two games for the defending champions of Italy.

Over the weekend, Osimhen received the award for Serie A Top Scorer for the 2022/23 season having netted 25 times for the Partenopei in their historic title-winning campaign, before opening the scoring against Sassuolo from the spot kick in the 16th minute in their 2-0 win against the visitors.

Osimhen’s strike from the spot was his 62nd for Napoli, and the 100th in his top-flight club career.  

According to TransferMarkt, Osimhen scored 20 goals in 36 games for Charleroi, 18 in 38 for Lille, and 62 for Napoli, taking his tally to 100.