IN PICTURES: FIFA 14...and Beckham's neck tattoo

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The first images of FIFA 14 have landed and this first batch has decided to focus on the Pure Shot and Protect the Ball elements of the game.

FIFA 14 was unveiled a few moments ago and finishing in the game has been improved with the 'Pure Shot' mechanic. This gives players the ability to adjust their stride and angle when bombing towards the goal and allows strikers to shoot when off-balance and pull off rushed shots when under pressure.

The protect the ball mechanic has been in FIFA for a while but EA is implementing improvements that it hopes will make it a key gameplay element in FIFA 14.

Evidence of both is below, alongside Messi performing his magic and Beckham, neck tattoo and all, kitted out in his PSG colours.

Here they are: