REAL MADRID forward Cristiano Ronaldo has once again been named as the FIFA cover star for the second year running.
The 33-year-old has pipped Barcelona ace Lionel Messi to feature on the FIFA 19 cover as he is finally spotted wearing the new Los Blancos kit.
Twitter @EASportsFIFA Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo will once again be on the cover of FIFA
AP:Associated Press Los Blancos forward Ronaldo, 33, is gearing up to feature at the World Cup for Portugal
Ronaldo still does not feature on the Madrid website wearing the new jersey as speculation continues to mount over his future at the Bernabeu.
While Gareth Bale was the star of the La Liga club’s kit launch video, with the Portugeuse international an absent figure.
But the Euro 2016 winner is the face of the new FIFA 19 promo, with a teaser video featuring the new game play to be released tomorrow.
It rounds off an incredible season for Ronaldo – who helped Madrid win their third consecutive Champions League title to make him favourite to land the Ballon d’Or for the sixth time.
EPA There has been intense speculation regarding Ronaldo’s future at the Bernabeu
And to add to the hype surrounding FIFA 19, fans are in for a treat with the addition of both the Champions League and Europa League into the game.
The Champions League had featured in Pro Evolution Soccer over the past ten years, but Konami have ended their Uefa deal with immediate effect.
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Speaking of FIFA 19, Fox Sports commentator Evert ten Napel said: “In 2019 as well, the game will get even better, because they’ve added the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
“I’m almost finished with the 2019 version, which will then go to the test centre. Some very good players will check everything and after that, it will go to the stores in October.”