FIFA 19 Skill Moves - Every Skill Move in FIFA 19, Best Skill Moves, 5 Star Skill Players

You can find all of the best FIFA 19 players in this Top 100 FIFA 19 players guide.

Having some tried and tested skill moves in your repetoire can be the difference between winning and losing in FIFA 19. And while knowing flashy, crowd-pleasing tricks certainly looks nice, there are some skills that are a lot more useful. To use the best skills in FIFA 19, you'll need 5-star skill players. You'll also need to know all of the skill moves available in the game, and how to use them. In this FIFA 19 Skill move guide we'll list every skill move in FIFA 19, alongside the skill rating you have to be to perform them.

For more on FIFA 19, be sure to check out our FIFA 19 Guides Hub. It’s filled with useful info on FIFA 19, including essential tips, a look at the best players in FIFA 19, and more.

FIFA 19 Skill Moves List

There are 5 categories of skill moves in FIFA 19, ranging from 1-Star to 5-Star Moves. Each player in the game has a Skill rating, which gives an indication of the level of skill moves they can perform. Because of this, you’ll want to avoid using skill moves with the majority of defenders, and practically never with a goalie. There are some exceptions of course, but the very best skillful FIFA 19 players tend to be those that are able to charge up the pitch during offensive attacks.

FIFA 19 5-Star Skill Players - Highest Skill Rating in FIFA 19

FIFA 19 is host to a pretty big group of 5-Star Skill players. These skillful FIFA 19 players can perform every Skill Move in the game, and are pretty rare as a result. We’ve collected them all into the following list, so that you can focus on getting the best FIFA 19 5-Star Skill Players.

PlayerClubPosition
IlsinhoPhilidelphia UnionRM
Jordan BotakaSint-TruidenseRW
Gary Mackay-StevenAberdeenLM
Jayden SanchoBorussia DortmundLM
Alexandru MaximMainz 05CAM
ÉltonAl-QadisiyahCAM
Aiden McGeadySunderlandLM
Martin ØdegaardViesseRW
Sam LarssonFeyenoordLW
Matias FernandezClub NecaxaCM
Omar AbdulrahmanAl-HilalCAM
Vinícius JúniorReal MadridLW
Yannick BolasieAston VillaLM
Carlos VillanuevaAl-IttihadCAM
Eljero Elia İstanbul BaşakşehirLM
David Neres CampoAjaxRW
Vincent AboubakarPortoST
Ignacio PiattiMontreal ImpactLW
NaniSporting CP LM
Marcos AcuñaSporting CPLM
Santi CazorlaVillarrealCM
Xherdan ShaqiriLiverpoolRW
Jesus CoronaPortoRM
Stephan El ShaarawyRomaLW
Federico BernderschiJuventusRM
Gelson MartinsAthletico MadridRM
Willfried Zaha Crystal PalaceCF
MarlosFC Shakhtar DonetskRM
Kingsley ComanBayern MunichLM
Quincy PromesSevillaLM
Memphis DepayLyonSt
Juan CuadradoJuventusRM
Di MariaPSGRW
Ricardo QuaresmaBeşiktaş J.K.RM
Riyad Mahrez Manchester CityRW
Franck RiberyBayern MunichLM
Zlatan IbrahimovicLA GalaxyST
Douglas CostaJuventusLM
ThiagoBayern MunichCM
Kylian MbappePSGRW
Paul PogbaManchester UnitedCM
CoutinhoBarcelonaLW
MarceloReal MadridLB
NeymarPSGLW
Christaino RonaldoJuventusST
OkochaICONLW
BaggioICONCF
RonaldinhoICONCAM
CruyffICONCF
RonaldoICON ST
MaradonaICONCAM
PeleICONCAM

FIFA 19 1 Star Skill Moves List - FIFA 19 Tricks

These are the most basic Skill Moves in FIFA 19. They mostly consist of Fake-outs, and simple ball-control techniques.

1-Star Skill MovePS4 InputXbox One Input
Ball Juggle (while standing)L2 (hold) + R1 (tap)LT (hold) + RB (tap)
Foot Fake (while standing)R1 (hold)RB (hold)
Open Up Fake Shot LeftHold L1 + Square (or circle), then X + Move LeftHold LB + X (or B), then A + Move Left
Open Up Fake Shot RightHold L1 + Square (or circle), then X + Move RightHold LB + X (or B), then A + Move Right
Flick Up For VolleyR3RS

FIFA 19 2 Star Skill Moves List - FIFA 19 Tricks

Next up we have the 2-star skill moves. This is where stepovers, ball rolls and Body Feints come into play.

2-Star Skill MovePS4 InputXbox One Input
Body Feint RightRS right (flick)RS right (flick)
Body Feint LeftRS left (flick)RS left (flick)
Stepover RightRS to top, rotate top to rightRS to top, rotate top to right
Stepover LeftRS to top, rotate top to leftRS to top, rotate top to left
Reverse Stepover RightRS to right, rotate to upRS to right, rotate to up
Reverse Stepover LeftRS to left, rotate to upRS to left, rotate to up
Ball Roll RightRS right (hold)RS right (hold)
Ball Roll LeftRS left (hold)RS left (hold)
Drag Back (while standing)R1 + LS down (flick)RB + LS down (flick)

FIFA 19 3-Star Skill Moves List - FIFA 19 Tricks

The 3-Star Skill Moves section is where things start to get really interesting. Heel Flicks and Fake then break moves are the real highlights, and are perfect for breaking through a defensive line.

3-Star Skill MovePS4 InputXbox One Input
Heel FlickRS up, down (flick)RS up, down (flick)
Roulette RightRS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through leftRS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through left
Roulette LeftRS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through rightRS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through right
Fake Left and Go RightRS to left, rotate bottom to rightRS to left, rotate bottom to right
Fake Right and Go LeftRS to right, rotate bottom to leftRS to right, rotate bottom to left

FIFA 19 4-Star Skill Moves List - FIFA 19 Tricks

You’ll really want to learn the majority of the 4-Star Skill Moves as soon as you can, because they’re the ones with some real utility when playing matches. Lane Changes and Spins are all incredibly useful skills.

4-Star Skill MovePS4 InputXbox One Input
Ball Hop (while standing)R3 (tap)R3 (tap)
Heel to Heel FlickRS up, down (flick)RS up, down (flick)
Simple RainbowRS down, up, up (flick)RS down, up, up (flick)
Advanced RainbowRS down (flick), up (hold), down (flick)RS down (flick), up (hold), down (flick)
Feint Left and Exit RightRS to left, rotate through bottom to rightRS to left, rotate through bottom to right
Feint Right and Exit LeftRS to right, rotate through bottom to leftRS to right, rotate through bottom to left
Spin LeftRS to bottom left (45°) x2RS to bottom left (45°) x2
Spin RightRS to bottom right (45°) x2RS to bottom right (45°) x2
Stop and Turn Left (while running)RS up (flick), left (flick)RS up (flick), left (flick)
Stop and Turn Right (while running)RS up (flick), right (flick)RS (flick), right (flick)
Ball Roll Cut LeftRS left (hold), LS left (hold)RS left (hold), LS left (hold)
Ball Roll Cut RightRS right (hold), LS right (hold)RS right (hold), LS right (hold)
Fake Pass (While Standing)Hold R2 + Square or Circle, the XHold RT + X or B, then A
Lane Change LeftHold L1 + move Right Stick Left (Hold)Hold LB + move Right Stick Left (Hold)
Lane Change LeftHold L1 + move Right Stick Right (Hold)Hold LB + move Right Stick Right (Hold)
Three Touch RouletteHold L2 + Flick Right Stick Down, then flick Right stick in direction you want to moveHold LT + Flick Right Stick Down, then flick Right stick in direction you want to move
Drag Back Spin LeftRight Stick Flick Down then LeftRight Stick Flick Down then Left
Drag Back Spin RightRight Stick Flick Down then RightRight Stick Flick Down then Right

FIFA 19 5-Star Skill Moves List - FIFA 19 Tricks

The 5-Star Skill Moves in FIFA 19 aren’t always the most useful, but are definitely the most stylish. You’ll find all of the 5-Star Skill Moves for FIFA 19 in the following list:

5-Star Skill MovePS4 InputXbox One Input
ElasticoRS to right then rotate through bottom to leftRS to right then rotate through bottom to left
Reverse ElasticoRS to left then rotate through bottom to rightRS to left then rotate through bottom to right
Quick Ball Rolls (while standing)RS down (hold)RS down (hold)
Hocus PocusRS to bottom, rotate through bottom to left, then rotate from left through bottom to rightRS to bottom, rotate through bottom to left, then rotate from left through bottom to right
Triple elasticoRS to bottom, rotate through bottom to right, then rotate from right through bottom to leftRS to bottom, rotate through bottom to right, then rotate from right through bottom to left
Ball Roll & Flick Left (while running)RS left (hold), up (flick)RS left (hold), up (flick)
Ball Roll & Flick Right (while running)RS right (hold), up (flick)RS right (hold), up (flick)
Sombrero Flick (while standing)RS up, up, down (flick)RS up, up, down (flick)
Turn & Spin LeftRS up, left (flick)RS up, left (flick)
Turn & Spin RightRS up, right (flick)RS up, right (flick)
Ball Roll Fake Left (while standing)RS left (hold), right (flick)RS left (hold), right (flick)
Ball Roll Fake Right (while standing)RS right (hold), left (flick)RS right (hold), left (flick)
Rabona Fake (while jogging)L2 + Square/O, X + LS downLT + X/B, A + LS down
Elastico Chop LeftHold R1, left stick (roll)RS down, left (flick)
Elastico Chop RightHold R1, right (roll)RS down, right (flick)
Spin FlickHold R1 + RS Flick Up then Left or rightHold RB + RS Flick Up then Left or right
Flick OverHold RS stick upHold RS stick up
Tornado SpinHold L1 + RS Flick Up then Left or RightHold LB + RS Flick Up then Left or Right
Laces Flick UpL2 + R1 (hold)LT + RB (hold)
Sombrero Flick BackwardsHold LS to bottomHold LS to bottom
Sombrero Flick LeftHold LS to leftHold LS to left
Sombrero Flick RightHold LS to rightHold LS to right
Around the worldRS spin around (clockwise or anti-clockwise)RS spin around (clockwise or anti-clockwise)
In Air ElasticoRS right, left (flick)RS right, left (flick)
Reverse In Air ElasticoRS left, left (flick)RS left, right (flick)
Flick Up For VolleyHold LS to upHold LS to up
Chest FlickHold LS to up, press L3 Tap R3 x3Hold LS to up, press L3 Tap R3 x3
T. Around the WorldRotate RS clockwise then RS up (flick)Rotate RS clockwise then RS up (flick)

FIFA 19 Best Skills to Beat Defenders

With so many skill moves to choose from in FIFA 19, you might be wondering which ones are worth your time. We've listed the best FIFA 19 Skill Moves below, from simple flicks to flashy five star stunners.

  • Ball Roll - just hold the Right Stick to the left or right relative to where the player is facing.
  • Iniesta Dribble - Hold L1/RB then hold RS to the left or right relative to the player.
  • Stop and Turn - Flick the RS to the back relative to the player then left or right.
  • Fake Shot - Hold square + X and push in the direction you want to fake shoot

If you're looking for help with FIFA 19, we've got a full FIFA 19 guide. If you'd rather hop directly to one of our specific guides, we've got them all for you just below.

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