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FIFA 20: Every FIFA video game cover since inception

08:31 EAT 21/08/2019
Virgil van Dijk FIFA 20 Cover
The iconic game has changed in many ways over the years, including its packaging

One of the most exciting questions about the release of a new FIFA video game is, 'which players will be on the cover?'.

From Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo to Ronaldinho and Thierry Henry - some of football's biggest superstars have had the honour of featuring on the front of FIFA.

A look through the FIFA cover archives reveals the who's who of world football over the past 26 years - since the first FIFA was released in 1993.

Goal jumps into the time warp wormhole head on...

  • FIFA International Soccer (1993)

    David Platt and Piotr Swierczewski

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA Soccer 1995 (1994)

    Erik Thorstvedt

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA Soccer 1996 (1995)

    Andy Legg and Ioan Sabau

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 97 (1996)

    David Ginola

    FIFA video game covers

  • FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 (1997)

    David Beckham

    FIFA video game covers

  • FIFA 99 (1998)

    Dennis Bergkamp

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 2000 (1999)

    Sol Campbell

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 2001 (2000)

    Paul Scholes

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA Football 2002 (2001)

    Thierry Henry

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA Football 2003 (2002)

    Roberto Carlos, Ryan Giggs and Edgar Davids

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA Football 2004 (2003)

    Alessandro Del Piero, Thierry Henry and Ronaldinho

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA Football 2005 (2004)

    Patrick Vieira, Fernando Morientes and Andriy Shevchenko

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 06 (2005)

    Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 07 (2006)

    Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 08 (2007)

    Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 09 (2008)

    Ronaldinho and Wayne Rooney

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 10 (2009)

    Theo Walcott, Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 11 (2010)

    Kaka and Wayne Rooney

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 12 (2011)

    Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 13 (2012)

    Lionel Messi

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 14 (2013)

    Lionel Messi

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 15 (2014)

    Eden Hazard and Lionel Messi

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 16 (2015)

    Lionel Messi

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 17 (2016)

    Marco Reus

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 18 (2017)

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 19 (2018)

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    FIFA video game covers
  • FIFA 20 (2019)

    Virgil van Dijk and Eden Hazard

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