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Tom Brady the latest star to be on 'Madden' game cover

Tom Brady the latest star to be on 'Madden' game cover

Five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady was just selected to appear on the cover of "Madden 18".

The last time we saw Brady on the field, he led the Patriots to another Super Bowl championship - the fifth of his career - after overcoming a 25-point deficit.

Brady grew up in San Mateo, California, only a few miles from where Electronic Arts (EA) opened.

Of course, there are also a few examples of players on the cover having bad things happen to them, and that was the case a year ago with Rob Gronkowski, who had yet another serious injury that kept him from finishing the 2016 season. Both the standard and G.O.A.T. Edition will earn you the "full" game, one elite player from your favorite team, and five Madden Ultimate Team Squad Packs. "Especially since I have been playing the game since growing up next to EA headquarters in the Bay area". "It doesn't stand a chance".

The Madden curse, believe it or not, is a big suspicion, one Tom Brady hopes to shove away. One of the most notable strikes of the curse was in 2003 when Michael Vick, cover of Madden 2004, broke his leg prior to the start of the season.

The year before that, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman snagged the cover for Madden NFL 15. Either the cover boy suffers a bad injury (Rob Gronkowski in 2017, Donovon McNabb in 2006), becomes a awful player (Peyton Hillis in 2012, Vince Young in 2008), or suffers an injury which leads to him becoming a awful player (Michael Vick in 2004).

Fans who want to know all about Madden NFL 18's new features won't have to wait long. Players were also shown alongside the former broadcaster and Hall of Fame coach in some of the editions, but 2001 was the first year the game had a cover athlete, with Tennessee Titans running back Eddie George blazing the trail. Frostbite will deliver a significant visual leap not only to the players, but crowds, stadiums and more.

There will be two versions of Madden 18 that fans can pre-order.

- Shaun Alexander, 2006: After signing the biggest running back contract in National Football League history and landing the Madden cover, Alexander broke his left foot in Week 3.