Kylian Mbappe confirmed as sole cover star of FIFA 22 with PSG star succeeding his idol Cristiano Ronaldo on the front of the world’s most popular football console game
Paris Saint Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has been officially confirmed as the new face of the FIFA console games, ahead of the new season.
Mbappe will feature as the sole cover star of the new FIFA 22 offering, which is set to hit stores later in the year, the second time in a row he has fronted the popular video game series.
On Friday the official online accounts of the creators of FIFA football, EA Sports, released a preview in which they told fans they were ‘delighted’ to have Mbappe on board;
The youngster has featured on the promotional material for FIFA games previously, but is now taking the stage front and centre alone.
EA Sports also teased fans by adding: ‘Stay tuned for the game-changing reveal on July 11th.’
Last year, following the first talks which outlined that Mbappe would now be the main face of the franchise, the Frenchman spoke of his pride at being given the top honour.