At just 24, Messi has scored over 200 goals in all competitions and currently sits second in the rankings of Barcelona's all-time leading goal scorers. He has scored 27 goals and 14 assists in 29 games this season in all competitions.
The multi-faceted partnership will see Messi become an EA SPORTS Football Ambassador. He will become the cornerstone of marketing and advertising campaigns, featured on packaging, and utilized in social media activities around the world for the critically acclaimed FIFA franchise. EA SPORTS will also team up with the Leo Messi Foundation to support social, educational and health care related initiatives for children around the world.