Want to know the best goalkeepers in FIFA 23? Every team has a goalkeeper in FIFA 23, but only the best goalkeepers can withstand attacks from top teams. In both career mode and Ultimate Team, you'll need someone between the sticks with incredible reflexes, so that they can dive towards the ball whenever it's needed. Whether there's a power shot, an outside foot shot, or a low driven shot coming your way, the best goalkeepers will be able to react fast and keep the ball from finding the corner of the net.
In this guide, we list the best goalkeepers in FIFA 23, ranked by their overall rating as well as diving, handling, kicking, and reflexes, so that you can see how the top 25 goalies match up.
FIFA 23 best goalkeepers
The best goalkeeper in FIFA 23 is Thibaut Courtois, who has an overall rating of 90. That’s a huge leap from the previous game, with EA clearly showing recognition to the shot-stopper for his impressive run of saves over the past year. The renowned clean sheet against Liverpool in the Champions League final back in May, for which he won Man of the Match, is also still fresh in everyone's memory, making Courtois an obvious pick for the top spot. This also puts him in the top 10 on our list of the best players in FIFA 23.
Below, we’ll list the best goalkeepers in FIFA 23, ranked by their overall rating. We’ll also include their diving, handling, kicking, and reflex scores, so that you can see how they stack up in the various key stats for a goalkeeper.
|Thibaut Courtois||90||84||89||75||90||Real Madrid||Belgium|
|Manuel Neuer||90||87||88||91||88||Bayern Munich||Germany|
|Jan Oblak||89||86||90||78||89||Athletico Madrid||Slovenia|
|Marc-Andre Ter Stegen||88||86||85||87||90||Barcelona||Germany|
|Keylor Navas||88||89||84||75||89||PSG||Costa Rica|
|Mike Maignan||87||85||82||85||89||AC Milan||France|
|Hugo Lloris||87||88||83||74||88||Tottenham Hotspur||France|
|De Gea||87||88||80||76||89||Manchester United||Spain|
|Peter Gulacsi||85||85||84||76||85||RB Leipzig||Hungary|
|Emiliano Martinez||84||85||83||82||85||Aston Villa||Argentina|
|Samir Handanovic||84||80||80||65||85||Inter Milan||Slovenia|
|Unai Simon||83||82||79||77||85||Athletic Bilbao||Spain|
|Gregor Kobel||83||84||80||74||88||Borussia Dortmund||Switzerland|
While Thibaut Courtois ranks as the best goalkeeper in FIFA 23 overall after an incredible season, he only takes the top spot for one stat with a score of 90 in reflexes. PSG goalie Donnarumma has the best goalkeeper diving score in FIFA 23, while Manchester City's Ederson has the best goalkeeper kick. Jan Oblak is the best for handling, which means he can easily sweep up the ball and keep a firm grip after lunging for an outstretched catch. Regardless of their individual proficiencies, all of the goakeepers featured on this list will do a good job at preventing goals from even the best strikers in FIFA 23.
Of course, goalkeepers aren't the only part of a good defense. You'll also need some of the best defenders and best midfielders in FIFA 23, as they'll provide invaluable support for your goalie and ensure that the ball rarely gets into a dangerous position.
That's it for our guide on the best goalkeepers in FIFA 23, but there's plenty more to do if you want a top squad. For those on career mode, you can train young talent and raise the next best goalkeepers with our FIFA 23 career mode wonderkids guide. If you're after some of the best goalkeepers in Ultimate Team, take a look at our FIFA 23 OTW tracker to find dynamic cards that can improve every week. Don't just throw them into your team carelessly, though. You'll need to consider your FIFA 23 chemistry rating to make sure players are performing at their best.