EA SPORTS Reveals Kylian Mbappé as the Cover Athlete of FIFA 21

EA SPORTS has revealed that 21-year old French superstar Kylian Mbappé as the cover athlete of FIFA 21.

As one of the game’s brightest young stars, Mbappé represents the next generation of great footballers. In addition to his world class talent, he also embodies the spirit of the global FIFA community through his dedication to growing the culture of football and connecting the beautiful game with millions around the world.

The new FIFA 21 cover star has scored World Cup-winning goals, won league titles, was named Golden Boy in 2017, and won Ligue 1 Player of The Year at the age of 20. He signed his first professional contract in 2016. Now, Kylian Mbappé can add FIFA cover star to his list of accomplishments.


The news comes on the heels of PSG debuting their home and away kits and marks another milestone in Mbappé’s already storied career.

From my time at Bondy to Clairefontaine to the World Cup, this marks another big milestone. I’ve been playing this game since I was a kid and I am honored to represent a whole new generation of footballers and be in the same group as many other amazing footballers who I now share this honor with.

– Kylian Mbappé

FIFA 21 will be released on October 9, 2020 for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. PS5 and Xbox Series X releases are timed during the holiday season between October and December 2020.

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