Lionel Messi is the best player in the world and the poster-boy for EA Sports best selling FIFA gaming franchise. The FC Barcelona player is the global cover star for FIFA 16 but he is being joined by other top players for regional releases. EA Sports allowed fans to vote which players would join Messi on the cover and they revealed the winners today.
Messi will be joined by Liverpool FC’s Jordan Henderson on the UK & republic of Ireland game, the Matildas Stephanie Catley along with 1 other player that will be announced on August 13 for the Australia FIFA 16 cover, C.D. Guadalajara’s Marco Fabián on the Mexico FIFA 16 cover, Antoine Griezmann from Atlético Madrid on the France FIFA 16 cover, Chelsea FC’s Juan Cuadrado won our Latin America FIFA 16 cover, and Shinji Kagawa in his Borussia Dortmund kit on the FIFA 16 cover.
Over 9 million votes were cast during the campaign.