Alex Morgan USA forward features on historic cover

Alex Morgan who is the best paid player in women's football, will be appearing alongside Barcelona star, Lionel Messi on the American version of the game

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  play Alex Morgan on the cover of FIFA 16 (FIFA 16)
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Fresh from winning the FIFA Women's World Cup, United Sates forward Alex Morgan has been chosen as one of the first women to feature on the front cover of football video game FIFA 16.

Morgan who is the best paid player in women's football, will be appearing alongside Barcelona star, Lionel Messi on the American version of the game.

Canada captain Christine Sinclair features on the cover of the American version of the game also.

The Women's teams-12 international women's teams including England, USA and Canada-feature in the EA Sports game for the first time this year.

"It is an incredible honour to be one of the first women featured on the cover of EA Sports FIFA," Morgan said.

 

"I know people all over the world play this game and I'm really excited that FIFA2016 is putting such an important spotlight on women's soccer."

Until now only men's teams have featured in the game, which was first released in 1993.

Watch Alex Morgan's goals for the USA Women's Soccer team:

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