FIFA 15 Cover Athlete Announced for North America

Tifo display revealing Dempsey’s FIFA 15 cover art unveiled during the Seattle Sounders FC vs. Tottenham Hotspur Friendly
Electronic Arts has announced that US Men's National Team Captain and Seattle Sounders FC star midfielder, Clint Dempsey, will appear on the North American cover of , sharing the honors with global football sensation Lionel Messi. This will mark the first time that an American has appeared on the game's cover since 2011.
Dempsey, who led the US Men's National Team to a heroic performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, is considered one of the best American soccer players in history. He made and broke records during the tournament, netting the fifth fastest goal of all time with a strike in the first 29 seconds of the USA vs. Ghana opener, and became the first American to score goals in three consecutive World Cups. The 31-year-old forward spent seven seasons in the Barclays Premier League before returning to the United States to join the Seattle Sounders FC, cementing himself as one of the biggest stars in Major League Soccer.