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World Cup Winner Alex Morgan Shares Cover Of FIFA With Leo Messi

EA ain't MESSIn' around when it comes to women's soccer.

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2015 World Cup champion Alex Morgan will join Leo Messi on the regional U.S. cover of FIFA 16!


Which is a huge deal because she's the FIRST woman to ever appear on the cover.

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And she is the first World Cup champ to appear on the cover since 2009. (Unless you count Messi's U-20 World Cup trophy.)

Ronaldinho (who won a World Cup with Brazil in 2002) graced the cover from 2005 to 2009.2010: Frank Lampard2011: Cristiano Ronaldo2012: Wayne Rooney2013–present: Leo Messi
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Ronaldinho (who won a World Cup with Brazil in 2002) graced the cover from 2005 to 2009.

2010: Frank Lampard

2011: Cristiano Ronaldo

2012: Wayne Rooney

2013–present: Leo Messi

But it's also pretty cool because Alex Morgan just happens to be a HUGE fan of Leo Messi's team, FC Barcelona.

@lilsparks267 that's not Spain,that's my club team, @FCBarcelona, and I tweet about my MLS team @SoundersFC all the time. #getyourfactsright

She's a Culé through and through.

Bout to power through this gym sesh so I can get home for #ChampionsLeague #BarcaBayern match! Let's gooooo @FCBarcelona

Culé is the nickname for FC Barcelona fans, FYI.

She even visited the famous Camp Nou in Barcelona and gushed about her love for Leo Messi.

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Her love for her co–cover star is undeniable.

Messi is out of this world. Scoring 86 goals this year... In 2012. What an incredible accomplishment.

and Messi shows up huge again, after having a "quiet game" for 70 minutes. #UCL2013 #ChampionsLeague

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaat. That Messi goal. Holy crap. I can't even.

And as if winning the World Cup wasn't cool enough, she gets to share a cover with her favorite player ever!

La Liga

How awesome is that?

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