FIFA 07 Cover Stars Announced

Electronic Arts has announced the international line-up of soccer players fronting FIFA 07.L.A. Galaxy striker Landon Donovan and Francisco “Kikin” Fonseca of SL Benfica will be featured alongside FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho in North America. They also announcd that Ronaldinho will feature alongside PFA Young Player of the Year Wayne Rooney in the UK version of the game. Other European have Lukas Podolski of Bayern Munich on the boxart in Germany, David Villa of Valencia in Spain and Juninho Pernambucano of Olympique Lyonnais in France.

EA Sports works with the best players in the world to develop the most authentic football games and we are particularly proud of this year’s line-up in FIFA 07,” said Clive Downie, VP of marketing, EA Europe. “Every player who will grace the cover of FIFA 07 is renowned as one of the best at his position in the world, and we are offering a line-up which would be a match for any team past or present.

Finally Wayne Rooney (or what we belive to be his agent) said “FIFA is always the game I play with my team mates when we travel or get together for international duty, so it’s great to return for a second year on the cover of FIFA alongside Ronaldinho. Last season produced a lot of highlights for me, and I feel this is the season for both the game and for me professionally to go on to achieve even greater success.