EA Sports have announced they have signed a multi-year contract with one of Mexico’s most popular and accomplished footballers, Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez.
Chicharito will make his debut on the cover of FIFA 14 in Mexico, and on one of two covers in the United States. Chicharito will appear wearing the Mexican national team home kit alongside the world’s top footballer, Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi. Fans in the United States will also have the option to choose the global cover featuring an iconic image of the world’s No. 1 player, Messi. He will become an EA SPORTS Football Ambassador
Speaking on the partnership, David Rutter, Executive Producer of FIFA 14 stated:
We have long admired the flair and passion Chicharito brings to the sport, With Hernandez on our team we have Mexico’s best and most exciting player to help EA SPORTS make a deeper connection with our fans
Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez added:
For me it’s a real honor to have been selected to appear on the cover of FIFA 14, first of all because I declare myself a big fan of this game, and second because I’m looking forward to sharing my passion for football and EA SPORTS FIFA 14 with fans all over the world
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