FIFA 23: Every FIFA video game cover since inception

FIFA 23 capa
EA Sports
The iconic game has changed in many ways over the years, including its packaging

Some of the best players in football history have seen their faces adorn the cover of the FIFA video game series.

In recent years, Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have joined a roll of honour that includes Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry and Wayne Rooney. There have been some cult heroes too, including David Ginola and Paul Scholes.

GOAL takes a look at the legendary and unexpected players to have featured on the cover down the years...

  1. FIFA International Soccer (1993)

    David Platt and Piotr Swierczewski

    FIFA video game covers
  2. FIFA Soccer 1995 (1994)

    Erik Thorstvedt

    FIFA video game covers
  3. FIFA Soccer 1996 (1995)

    Andy Legg and Ioan Sabau

    FIFA video game covers
  4. FIFA 97 (1996)

    David Ginola

    FIFA video game covers

  5. FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 (1997)

    David Beckham

    FIFA video game covers

  6. FIFA 99 (1998)

    Dennis Bergkamp

    FIFA video game covers
  7. FIFA 2000 (1999)

    Sol Campbell

    FIFA video game covers
  8. FIFA 2001 (2000)

    Paul Scholes

    FIFA video game covers
  9. FIFA Football 2002 (2001)

    Thierry Henry

    FIFA video game covers
  10. FIFA Football 2003 (2002)

    Roberto Carlos, Ryan Giggs and Edgar Davids

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  11. FIFA Football 2004 (2003)

    Alessandro Del Piero, Thierry Henry and Ronaldinho

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  12. FIFA Football 2005 (2004)

    Patrick Vieira, Fernando Morientes and Andriy Shevchenko

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  13. FIFA 06 (2005)

    Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho

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  14. FIFA 07 (2006)

    Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho

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  15. FIFA 08 (2007)

    Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho

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  16. FIFA 09 (2008)

    Ronaldinho and Wayne Rooney

    FIFA video game covers
  17. FIFA 10 (2009)

    Theo Walcott, Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard

    FIFA video game covers
  18. FIFA 11 (2010)

    Kaka and Wayne Rooney

    FIFA video game covers
  19. FIFA 12 (2011)

    Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere

    FIFA video game covers
  20. FIFA 13 (2012)

    Lionel Messi

    FIFA video game covers
  21. FIFA 14 (2013)

    Lionel Messi

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  22. FIFA 15 (2014)

    Lionel Messi

    FIFA video game covers
  23. FIFA 16 (2015)

    Lionel Messi

    EMBED ONLY FIFA 16 cover Lionel Messi
  24. FIFA 17 (2016)

    Marco Reus

    FIFA video game covers
  25. FIFA 18 (2017)

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    FIFA video game covers
  26. FIFA 19 (2018)

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    FIFA video game covers
  27. FIFA 20 (2019)

    Virgil van Dijk and Eden Hazard

    FIFA 20 Eden Hazard Virgil van Dijk
  28. FIFA 21 (2020)

    Kylian Mbappe

    EMBED ONLY FIFA 21 cover Kylian Mbappe
  29. FIFA 22 (2021)

    Kylian Mbappe

    EMBED ONLY FIFA 22 cover Kylian Mbappe
  30. FIFA 23 (2022)

    Kylian Mbappe

    Kylian Mbappe FIFA 23