Sam Kerr becomes first female to appear on FIFA cover

sam kerr mbappe FIFA 23

Sam Kerr becomes the first women’s footballer to feature on the global cover for FIFA 23.

She joins PSG striker Kylian Mbappe, who’s gracing the game’s cover for the third consecutive year. Rumors are swirling that the 23-year-old Frenchman also expects the highest-rated player in this year’s edition.

Stargirl Sam Kerr

Kerr’s feature is a massive accomplishment for female football, given the powerhouse FIFA franchise which released its first game on the Sega Mega Drive in 1993.

The 28-year-old Aussie captain and the country’s leading goalscorer is one of the most recognizable faces in women’s sports.

Kerr has led Chelsea to back-to-back consecutive league and FA Cup titles while securing the WSL Golden Boot in each of the 2020-21 and 2021/2022 seasons with 20+ goals.

She’s won three Golden Boots across leagues in the United States, Australia, and England.

It’s been a big month for female footballers. Earlier this month, the White House honored US women’s national team star Megan Rapinoe with the Presidental Medal of Freedom.

Photo: Twitter/@EASPORTSFIFA

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