Five national teams from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™: Korea Republic, Iran, Japan, Australia, and Saudi Arabia. While they might not be the powerhouses that other federations are sending, these teams still can't be taken lightly.
From Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-Min (Korea Republic) to Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa (Japan), a number of world-famous players have emerged from the countries that qualified from AFC. Check out the highest-rated AFC players in the new update and add them to your World Cup FUT squad.
Play with the best of the AFC in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ update, available as a free content download to all FIFA 18 players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on May 29.
Below are the Top 30 ranked players from AFC
Son Heung-Min, Tottenham Hotspur, Korea Republic
Shinji Kagawa, Borussia Dortmund, Japan
Sardar Azmoun, Rubin Kazan, Iran
Takashi Inui, Eibar, Japan
Keisuke Honda, Pachuca, Japan
Alireza Jahanbakhsh, AZ Alkmaar, Iran
Makoto Hasebe, Eintracht Frankfurt, Japan
Shinji Okazaki, Leicester City, Japan
Mathew Ryan, Brighton & Hove Albion, Australia
Aaron Mooy, Huddersfield Town, Australia
Hiroki Sakai, Marseille, Japan
Yoshinori Mutō, Mainz 05, Japan
Lee Jae-Sung, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Korea Republic
Ki Sung-Yueng, Swansea City, Korea Republic
Koo Ja-Cheol, FC Augsburg, Korea Republic
Alireza Beiranvand, Persepolis, Iran
Milad Mohammadi, Akhmat Grozny, Iran
Ashkan Dejagah, Nottingham Forest, Iran
Hiroshi Kiyotake, Cerezo Osaka, Japan
Yūya Ōsako, Köln, Japan
Gaku Shibasaki, Getafe, Japan
Yu Kobayashi, Kawasaki Frontale, Japan
Maya Yoshida, Southampton, Japan
Salman Al Faraj, Al-Hilal, Saudi Arabia
Nawaf Al Abed, Al-Hilal, Saudi Arabia
Tom Rogić, Celtic, Australia
Pejman Montazeri, Esteghlal, Iran
Mehdi Taremi, Al-Gharafa, Iran
Karim Ansarifard, Olympiacos, Iran
Genki Haraguchi, Pachuca, Japan
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