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FIFA 18: The best penalty takers in the game… these are the players you need to score every time from the spot

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Lothar Matthaus – 95
Finally someone you’d expect to see on a list of top penalty takers is the 93 rated Icon Lothar Matthaus.
The German has a rating of 95 when it comes to penalty taking, and you’ll still be in good hands with his 88 and 91 rated Icon cards too, with 91 penalties on both.

He’ll be expensive, obviously, no matter which version you get. But he has pretty ridiculous stats across the board: 89 pace, 82 dribbling, 89 shooting, 90 defending, 90 passing, and 85

Leighton Baines – 95

You might be surprised to see Everton player Leighton Baines so close to the top of the list, but he’s actually not the last defender you’ll see here.
His only In-Form card this season improved his penalty taking from 90 up to 95, putting him in the top seven of penalty takers in the entire game.
Most people prefer a pacier full back, so you might be hesitant to put him in your team, but if you do, you should have no problem when one of your players is brought down in he box.
Andreas Granqvist – 95
If you thought Baines was a surprise, you’ll be even more shocked by the presence of Swedish player Andreas Granqvist who plays for FC Krasnodar.
He’s got an In-Form and a Hero card this season, and his Hero upgrade is the one we’re most interested in here, with a massive penalty upgrade from 79 up to 95. 
Sadly, his pace in the centre of defense is just 54, which is not ideal for ultimate team. 
Lothar Matthaus – 95
Finally someone you’d expect to see on a list of top penalty takers is the 93 rated Icon Lothar Matthaus.
The German has a rating of 95 when it comes to penalty taking, and you’ll still be in good hands with his 88 and 91 rated Icon cards too, with 91 penalties on both.
He’ll be expensive, obviously, no matter which version you get. But he has pretty ridiculous stats across the board: 89 pace, 82 dribbling, 89 shooting, 90 defending, 90 passing, and 85
Nicolas Castillo – 96

Perhaps yet another unlikely face on the list is Nicolas Castillo, the Chilean striker who plays for U.N.A.M. 
His In-Form card this season only takes him up to a 81 overall rating, but he does have some pretty good attacking stats.
It’s his penalty taking that’s up there with the best though, and with 96, he’s in the top four in FIFA 18. 
Dennis Bergkamp – 96
Probably the most famous player on the list so far is Dennis Bergkamp, the Arsenal and Dutch national team legend.
His Icon cards in FIFA 18 are top notch, but it’s actually his lowest rated one that we’re looking at here.
The 87 rated CF card is pretty good, but not the best. However his penalty taking is superb, with a 96 rating
FABINHO-98

The second best penalty taker in the game might surprise you. The Brazilian Fabinho, who plays in a defensive midfield role for Monaco, has an incredible 98 penalty taking.
Overall, it’s surprising how few forward players actually make it onto the list. You’d think those who make their money scoring goals would be among the best from the spot too.

It’s his FUTmas card that increases his penalties up to 98 from 91, so it’ll be rare to find him.
Andrea Pirlo – 99
There couldn’t really be anyone else at the top of the list than Italian penalty taking maestro Andrea Pirlo.
His penalty taking on his SBC card in FIFA 18 is rated at 99, meaning it can’t physically get any better.
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