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FIFA 19: This is when EA Sports will reveal this year’s cover star

All signs point to a June reveal

FIFA 19 may be a few months away but excitement about the cover star is already at fever pitch.

Cristiano Ronaldo was a no-brainer last year – especially given that PES has the rights to Lionel Messi et al.

Our mocked up version of Harry Kane on the front of FIFA 19

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Our mocked up version of Harry Kane on the front of FIFA 19

That being said, Ronaldo’s been off colour of late so faces pressure from the likes of Harry Kane or Neymar.

EA markets FIFA as the global game, and for that to work they need a global star. Ronaldo is the obvious choice – but on merit, perhaps it’s time for EA to look elsewhere.

We’ve mocked up a few FIFA 19 covers – including ones featuring Kane and Neymar. Check them out here 

Our mocked up version of the FIFA 19 cover with Ronnie

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Our mocked up version of the FIFA 19 cover with Ronnie

When’s the cover star going to be announced?

FIFA 19 will be unveiled at E3, LA in June – so we’ll probably catch our first glimpse then.

We’ll also have a new trailer drop around that time – although don’t expect to see much gameplay.

Who’s going to be the highest-rated player?

This is a tough one. The cover star is usually one of the best players and Ronaldo was the highest scoring player last year.

However, he hasn’t been nearly as good this season and deserves a lower rating.

Messi should be the game’s highest rated player – with Ronaldo just one point behind or so.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Yes… lots! In fact, we’ve gathered together every little bit of detail about FIFA 19 here – so check it out!