Video - Man Utd star is the face of a "new era" for FIFA game

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Martial chosen to front the FIFA 2017 game
Martial chosen to front the FIFA 2017 game

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated the front cover of the EA Sports FIFA computer games in recent year - but all that is about to change.

"Football has changed" is the booming message coming from the video to promote the new FIFA game, with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho providing the voice over.

United star Anthony Martial is joined by Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus and Real Madrid's James Rodriguez as the star names on the front cover, with Messi and Ronaldo nowhere to be seen.

The changing faces on the EA Sports promotion suggests the game's PR chiefs are keen to anoint the next great superstars to fill the void that will be left by Messi and Ronaldo when their record breaking careers come to an end.

As this video suggests, these four stars could be next in line to take centre stage: