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FIFA 20: Every FIFA video game cover since inception

1:31 AM EDT 8/21/19
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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