Lionel Messi, who once starred on the cover of two editions of Pro Evolution Soccer, will star on the cover of FIFA 13 in all regions when the game releases Sept. 25. He'll be joined by other popular players local to other regions getting a separate cover.

That's the main cover art at right. The players who will be featured alongside Messi are:

• Joe Hart, Manchester City
• Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arsenal
• Karim Benzema, Real Madrid
• Roberto Soldado, Valencia
• Claudio Marchisio, Juventus
• David Alaba, Bayern Munich
• Jakub Blaszczykowski, Borussia Dortmund
• Tim Cahill, New York Red Bulls
• Balázs Dzsudzsák, Moscow Dynamo