Lionel Messi Cover Star For FIFA Franchise

Lionel Messi is the cover star for EA’s FIFA Street video game due for release in March 2012.

Not only is he the cover star for FIFA Street, he’ll also appear on covers for multiple FIFA games from now on. As revealed on the investor EA website, he has signed a multi-year deal with EA to be the “global face of the EA Sports FIFA Franchise”.

Lionel Messi is the number one ranked football player in the world and is a household name in many countries. Having Lionel Messi on the cover of FIFA games from now on is a good move. I was getting tired of seeing Wayne Rooney on the cover all the time…