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FIFA 20 cover star: Which players replace Ronaldo as face of EA Sports’ game?
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FIFA 20 cover star: Which players replace Ronaldo as face of EA Sports’ game?

Goal takes a look at the replacements for Cristiano Ronaldo in the next edition of EA Sports' best-selling game The front cover of EA Sports' FIFA video game series has featured some of the best footballers in the world. Stars such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney, for example, have all had their visage adorn the game jacket in the past decade. Ronaldo was the most recent face of the game, appearing as cover star for FIFA 18 and FIFA 19, but EA Sports will move on from the Portugal captain for FIFA 20.
FIFA 18 Review: This World’s Best Football Game Is Back And Better Than Ever
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FIFA 18 Review: This World’s Best Football Game Is Back And Better Than Ever

When you first launch FIFA 18, the game opens with Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann exchanging goals to level the Madrid derby at the Santiago Bernabeu. Shots of the strikes immerse you in the action as Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are deadlocked. Suddenly, Madrid win a free-kick on the edge of the area and Ronaldo lines up to take one of his trademark set-pieces. Then you are given control. FIFA 18 begins by placing you in the centre of the action, providing a television-quality match experience better than any video game ever has before. The presentation has been improved once again this year to make the matches feel even more realistic than in previous versions. Broadcast packages and lineup graphics help add to the realism and depth, moving the video game closer to real life...
Virgil van Dijk Had Revealed That Barcelona Are His Go-To Team On FIFA
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Virgil van Dijk Had Revealed That Barcelona Are His Go-To Team On FIFA

Barcelona endured a difficult summer with Neymar leaving against their wishes to join PSG, while they were also hammered 5-1 by Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. However, Ernesto Valverde has managed to turn things around with Barcelona well ahead of Real Madrid at the top of the La Liga and leading their group in the Champions League. When asked about his favourite team on FIFA, Virgil van Dijk, speaking at the launch of EA SPORTS FIFA 18, said: “Always Barcelona. I am, obviously, a big fan of Barcelona on the game and back in the day the way they play, and the players they had, and still have. I think it’s an amazing team to watch. “And I think also when you play against friends it’s always going to be Barca-Real anyway because most of the time those are the two strongest teams on...
Alli Outraged At FIFA 18 Rating: I’m Going To Refuse To Play With Myself
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Alli Outraged At FIFA 18 Rating: I’m Going To Refuse To Play With Myself

Tottenham attacker Dele Alli has expressed his outrage at his 84-overall rating in FIFA 18. The 21-year-old is considered one of the best young players in world football, having won the PFA Young Player of the Year award for the last two seasons. Alli has started the season brightly with two goals in the Premier League and another to help Spurs progress in the Carabao Cup, and has been rated among the top 100 players in the world in FIFA 18. Despite being ranked the same as Dani Alves, Sami Khedira and Sadio Mane, the England international is disappointed with his rating and claims that he will not play as his in-game version until EA Sports give him a higher score. "To be honest I don't think I'll use myself in the game because I don't think my rating is very good," Alli told the Mirr...
Batshuayi Unhappy With FIFA 18 Rating
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Batshuayi Unhappy With FIFA 18 Rating

The Belgium international has had a long-running issue with what he perceives as a low overall score in FIFA and is again not happy with the rating he has been given in FIFA 18. Batshuayi was presented with his new 80-rated card, which sees him actually receive a lower rating than in FIFA 17. His FIFA 17 card was 81-rated overall with a pace score of 83 and 80 shooting, but his new version is one point lower overall and has seen his pace drop to a 79 rating. The 23-year-old posted a short video of himself holding the new card with the caption "Please explain EA Sports." EA replied to the striker on Twitter, telling him "Keep scoring goals and we'll talk..." Should Batshuayi score regularly for Chelsea this season, he could be awarded special Team of the Week edition cards or el...
Ronaldo Celebrates No.1 Ranking On FIFA 18
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Ronaldo Celebrates No.1 Ranking On FIFA 18

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his No.1 ranking on FIFA 18 with a post on Instagram on Tuesday. The Real Madrid star was given a 94 overall ranking in the new game, putting him just ahead of his great rival Lionel Messi, who was ranked 93. And the 32-year-old took to Instagram to celebrate his latest achievement, posting with his player attribute card from the game. Ronaldo will also appear on the cover of this year's game, and has been written into the storyline of Alex Hunter's career in The Journey. The newest version of EA Sports' football franchise hits the shelves on September 29.
Cristiano Ronaldo Revealed As The Cover Star Of FIFA 18
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Cristiano Ronaldo Revealed As The Cover Star Of FIFA 18

Cristiano Ronaldo has been revealed as the cover star of FIFA 18 after his heroics in the Champions League. The Real Madrid forward will be the featured footballer on the front of the new edition of the game, which is set to be released on September 29. A special 'Ronaldo edition' of the game will also be released alongside the standard version. Ronaldo said: 'It is a real pleasure to be on the cover of FIFA 18, It's a great feeling and I am grateful to have been chosen.'
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Named Global Cover Star Of FIFA 18
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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Named Global Cover Star Of FIFA 18

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the global cover star of FIFA 18, marking the first time Real Madrid star will be featured. The four-time Ballon d’Or winner led Los Blancos to their third Champions League title in four years with a 4-1 defeat of Serie A champions Juventus on Saturday. Ronaldo, 32, scored two goals in a man-of-the-match performance in the triumph and on Monday was announced as the face of the latest edition of EA Sports’ popular video game franchise. “It is a real pleasure to be on the cover of FIFA 18,” Ronaldo said. “It’s a great feeling and I am grateful to have been chosen.” Ronaldo ran his career goals tally to 600 for both club and country in the Champions League final, and became the only player alongside Alfredo Di Stefano to score in three different Eu...