EA has announced that Marco Reus will grace the cover of FIFA 17
Electronic Arts FIFA is the most popular soccer game franchise around. It actually considered the most popular sports game in the world. Marco Reus now gets the honor of representing FIFA 17 as its cover athlete.
After a hard-fought voting system that included Eden Hazard, Anthony Martial, and James Rodriguez, Reus informs that he is honored to be selected as the cover athlete of this years game.
“I’m honored to join a very distinguished group of footballers to appear on the cover of FIFA,” said Reus. “Most of all I am humbled that the fans have chosen me, and I will strive to make them proud with my performance on the pitch.”
Marco was named Footballer of the Year in Germany in 2012, and has 29 appearances with the German National Team. Reus was also recently named captain of Dortmund, and will be wearing the captain’s armband in the coming season.
“It is incredible to see how fans get behind their favorite player – Marco plays for a great club, is really fun to watch, and he is very popular in FIFA Ultimate Team, so it makes a lot of sense that the fans picked him,” said Nick Channon, Senior Producer for EA SPORTS FIFA. “Reus joins an elite group of international football superstars who have appeared on the cover of FIFA over the years.”
Even though Reus won the cover, all of the FIFA 17 ambassadors have made contributions to the game that includes physical interaction and playing techniques.
EA Sports believes that with the knowledge that they have received from these individuals is vital to the success of FIFA 17 and adding Frostbite to the team will only put them over the top.
Let us know how you feel about Reus winning the FIFA 17 Cover. Is it who you voted for?
FIFA 17 launches September 27th for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC. As always, EA Access members will get first crack at it.