Wednesday 27 March 2019, 15:52

Top dogs, surprise packages and shooting stars

  • The updated FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings are out

  • Nicolas extends his lead as several surprise packages climb the table

  • Overview of the most interesting stories from the 26 March rankings update

’FCB NICOLAS99FC’ - #1 PlayStation

The Argentinian continues to pull away from the pack at the top of the rankings. London is still a happy hunting ground for the FC Basel player, who followed up his win in January’s Gfinity FIFA Series with victory at the latest Gfinity event in the British capital last weekend to extend his lead in the PlayStation standings.

'xLevVinken' - #6 PlayStation

The Dutchman, who also competed for FaZe Clan at the FIFA eClub World Cup 2019™, edged past German 'MoAuba' after his strong performance at the latest Gfinity event to come within touching distance of the PlayStation Top 5.

'PSG Daxe’ - #6 Xbox

As he prepares to represent France with team-mate 'Maestro' at the upcoming FIFA eNations Cup™, 'PSG Daxe' leapt four places higher in the rankings after last weekend. Currently ranked sixth, he is in pole position to reach the play-offs and even secure a ticket to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2019™.

Bundled Stokes - #12 Xbox

Having impressed throughout the season with his consistent performances, the Briton has now broken into the Top 16 of the Xbox rankings, overtaking experienced rivals such as 2017 champion Spencer Ealing to reach 12th place.

'Web Nasri’ - #18 PlayStation

The Japanese player caused a sensation by qualifying for the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 and continues to shock the scene’s biggest names this season. He leapt ten places in the latest rankings and is now just outside the Top 16.

'X Phenomeno X' - #24 Xbox

Many of the biggest names on the strong German scene have recently stumbled after making an exceptional start to the FIFA 19 Global Series. Relative unknown 'X Phenomeno X’ has climbed six places, taking him a step closer to the play-offs.

Hashtag Harry - #40 Xbox

Harry is back! The Hashtag United player’s performance last week fired him 28 places up the rankings and proved that he can still have a say in the play-off race.

'Roee Feldman’ - #47 PlayStation

The Israeli rose 38 places in the standings to break into the Top 50 after his shock success at the weekend. He is now the highest-ranked player from Israel in the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings by far and has a chance of securing a play-off place.

'MaXi' - #100 Xbox

The Austrian made one of the biggest jumps up the rankings in recent weeks, climbing 292 places to become his country’s No1 player.

What are the next big events?

28 - 29 March: ePremier League 30 March: eMLS Cup 5 - 7 April: FUT Champions Cup April 13 - 14 April: FIFA eNations Cup 2019

A list of all upcoming events in the FIFA 19 Global Series can be found here.