Gareth Bale is Konami's Euro 2016 cover star

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Real Madrid and Wales winger Gareth Bale has been named as the cover star of Konami's Euro 2016 spin-off.

Konami will release a standalone Euro 2016 version of PES 2016 both physically and digitally on PS4 and PS3 on April 21st. Existing PES 2016 owners on all formats, including Xbox and PC, can grab the Euro content as a free expansion on March 24th.

The boxed version will come with a number of MyClub perks, including the chance to win Bale for their team.

Gareth Bale is one of the hottest properties in world football, so we are delighted that he is the face of our UEFA Euro 2016 content for PES 2016,” Konami's European brand director of football Erik Bladinieres said.

His skill and ability make him the perfect fit for a game that will showcase the capabilities of Europe's greatest national sides. He will be integral to Wales during the competition, and we are delighted that he will be gracing the packaging and in-game content of our UEFA Euro 2016 content.”

Euro 2016 itself kicks off in France on June 10th.It was revealed last month that Konami's Euro 2016 won't actually have the licenses for all of the teams.