Alex Morgan: U.S. star shares FIFA 16 cover with Lionel Messi

    (CNN)She has graced the pages of some of the biggest magazines in the world -- Sports Illustrated and ESPN, to name just two -- but Alex Morgan's latest "shoot" is a step into the unknown, even for the USWNT forward.

    Morgan stands next to Argentina's Lionel Messi on the U.S. cover of the FIFA 16 video game's upcoming release -- the first time a female soccer player has been featured by the franchise