It’s almost that time of the year when EA Sports releases another edition of “FIFA,” its uber-popular fútbol game. And once again, EA is asking fans who they think should be on the cover of “FIFA 17.” The nominees are James Rodriguez of Colombia, Anthony Martial of France, Marco Reus of Germany and Eden Hazard of Belgium.
The Internet, however, has other ideas. Although Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated…
— Henriquez_LFC (@Henriquez_LFC) June 22, 2016
It looks like Lionel Messi is the choice of soccer trolls everywhere.
— Ⓜit$€® BadASs‼️ (@apolo_ox) June 27, 2016
They’ve got Messi playing for a new team…
¿Messi a la cárcel?
¡ESTA SERÍA LA NUEVA PORTADA DEL FIFA 17! ?
— Imbictoz (@NoSomosImbictoz) July 6, 2016
Dominating the money laundering game in “Evade Taxes” mode…
The FIFA 17 cover is a bit different to previous years pic.twitter.com/zWFlMZHSA7
— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) July 6, 2016
And giving players the ability to unlock a new uniform.
— FIFACareerGems (@FIFACareerGems) July 6, 2016
But, hey, Messi should’t be the only one getting roasted. Copa América Centenario gave us plenty of “FIFA 17” cover fodder. EA, why not give players the option of throwing tantrums from the bench?
CREDIT: EA Sports
Maybe they could implement the “YA GUEY” mercy rule and end games after you get scored on five times in a row.
Because seven is too much to bear.