Rob Gronkowski is the new Madden 17 cover star

EA Sports have announced that New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski is to be the cover star of Madden 17.

Gronkowski has spent the whole of his 6 year career at the Patriots, scoring 65 regular season touchdowns, earning himself four Pro Bowl honours.

EA have also released a first look trailer and have announced that Madden 17 releases in August.