Theo Walcott and Frank Lampard join Rooney on FIFA 10 cover

EA Sports have today revealed Chelsea FC midfielder Frank Lampard and Arsenal’s rising star, Theo Walcott, will join Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney as the faces of FIFA 10 in the UK.

Speaking to EA, Wayne Rooney, returning for his fifth year on the UK cover, said: “FIFA is definitely the best football game on the market, and I am delighted to be featured on the cover again. I play the game regularly online and against a lot of the lads at the club and I’m looking forward to the 360 degree control as it will make FIFA even more realistic than any other football game out there.”

Also speaking to EA was Frank Lampard, no stranger to EA Sports having featured on the cover of 2006 FIFA World Cup. Lampard expressed that being a part of the EA Sports FIFA franchise as “really special.” Theo Walcott described the role as a “huge honour” as he is set to make his first appearence on the FIFA cover.

FIFA 10 arrives in stores on Friday 2nd October, releasing on all platforms. Are you pleased to see the return of Wayne Rooney or is five years too much? Leave us a comment with your thoughts.

David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.

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