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International Football Star Frank Lampard Joins Wayne Rooney as Global Cover Athlete on EA SPORTS FIFA 10 Pack

August 24, 2009

International Football Star Frank Lampard Joins Wayne Rooney as Global Cover Athlete on EA SPORTS FIFA 10 Pack

Global icons like Karim Benzema, Theo Walcott, Xavi Hernandez, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Giorgio Chiellini and many others are part of regional packs

Electronic Arts Inc. today unveiled the global cover athletes for EA SPORTS FIFA 10. Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney as the face of FIFA 10 worldwide on each available platform— the PLAYSTATION 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, PSP and mobile.

FIFA 10 marks the fifth year the 23-year-old Rooney has been featured on the global pack cover of the FIFA franchise while the 31-year-old Lampard is on the cover for the first time in the FIFA franchise history.

“It is an honor to be part of the EA SPORTS FIFA franchise. Being on the cover of this fantastic football video game with such a rich history is really a great achievement for me”, said Lampard.

The two football greats will be joined by numerous stars from all over the world on regional packaging, including Karim Benzema in France, Xavi Hernandez in Spain, Giorgio Chiellini in Italy, Bastian Schweinsteiger in Germany and many others all over the world.

 

Player 1

Player 2

Player 3

GLOBAL

Wayne Rooney

Frank Lampard

 

UK

Wayne Rooney

Theo Walcott

Frank Lampard

FRANCE

Karim Benzema

Steve Mandanda

Guillaume Hoarau

ITALY

Giorgio Chiellini

Ronaldinho

 

SPAIN

Xavi Hernandez

Karim Benzema

 

GERMANY

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Wayne Rooney

Frank Lampard

NORTH AMERICA/ MEXICO

Quauctemoc Blanco

Sacha Kljestan
 

Frank Lampard

SWITZERLAND

Tranquillo Barnetta

Frank Lampard
 

 

AUSTRIA

Andreas Ivanschitz

Wayne Rooney

 

HUNGARY

Balzs Dzsudzsk

Wayne Rooney

 

POLAND

Robert Lewandowski

Frank Lampard

Wayne Rooney

A full playable demo of FIFA 10 for the PLAYSTATION3 will be available for downloadable at the PLAYSTATION Store, for the Xbox 360 on Xbox Live Marketplace and for the PC at WWW.EASPORTS.CO.UK/FIFA10 as of September 10 in Europe and September 17 in North America. Play as Chelsea, Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Marseille, and Chicago Fire (MLS) and discover a football experience that will deliver a new standard for authenticity with gameplay refinements and innovations that will make it the most complete and intelligent simulation of football. In addition to playing an exhibition match, for the first time in a FIFA demo users will be able to upload created in-game videos to EA Football World.

FIFA 10 will be available in stores across Europe from October 2nd 2009 and in stores throughout North America on October 20. It is developed under the EA SPORTS brand by EA Canada in Burnaby, B.C., FIFA 10 is localized into 18 languages and sold in 37 countries–-it is the most popular EA SPORTS franchise globally. The game is rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB and 3+ by PEGI in Europe.

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