Pickens represents Rapids on FIFA 13 downloadable covers

Goalkeeper Matt Pickens was chosen to represent the Colorado Rapids on the downloadable MLS covers of EA Sports FIFA 13 video game, which was released today. Matt is one of four MLS goalkeepers featured on such covers, along with Chivas USA's Dan Kennedy, Chicago's Sean Johnson, and Sporting KC's Jimmy Nielsen.

The official FIFA 13 launch party happened in New York City on Monday evening at an event that featured Snoop Dogg...err, Snoop Lion, right? Snoop explains here how he became a fan of our beautiful game.

Any fan watching this season seen can attest to what a great year Pickens is having. He's set one milestone after another, and today he gets some much deserved recognition along with the likes of MLS stars Landon Donovan, Dwayne De Rosario, Brek Shea, Freddy Montero, Kyle Beckerman, Tim Cahill and other players who are also featured on the downloadable covers.

Fan can download covers for any of the featured players from Major League Soccer's official Facebook page (CLICK HERE).

To download:

1. Click on the cover photo you prefer. 2. Click "Options" at the bottom of the photo viewer 3. Click "Download" 4. Save to hard drive 5. Print 6. Enjoy!

Here's a few examples of the player celebrations you'll see on the new game:


Saturday, September 16