Newly crowned champion of the world, 26-year-old Alex Morgan, will appear on the cover of FIFA 16.Â This marks the first time in the video gameâ€™s history a woman is featured on the cover.
Along with Morgan two other international soccer superstars will be featured on the cover.
Stephanie Catley from Australiaâ€™s national soccer team will appear on the Australian edition and Christine Sinclair from Canada will appear on Canadaâ€™s edition.
All three athletes are teammates for the Portland Thorns.
â€œAs soon as we knew Womenâ€™s National Teams were joiningÂ FIFA 16, we immediately recognized that Christine and Alex would be the perfect cover athletes based on their accomplishments and what they represent for their respective countries and the sport of womenâ€™s soccer,” said David Pekush, Sr. Manager of North America Marketing for EA SPORTS. “They are exhilarating players and exude heart and courage on the pitch, and we are extremely proud to be working with them this year.â€
Each player will appear alongside FC Barcelonaâ€™s and one of the sportâ€™s best, Lionel Messi on their respective cover editions.
The game will be released in September and will include 12 womenâ€™s national teams.