That’s right, the crossover we all didn’t know we needed is coming, but which we can’t do without from now on: Ted Lassothe coach of the American television series of the same name by Apple TVwill land in football video game EA Sports Fifa 23 together with his entire team. Fifa 23 will be available starting from Friday 30 September.
As the fans know, Ted Lassoreleased for the first time in 2020, is one comedy seriesat times really motivationalcentered on the namesake coach played by actor Jason Sudeikis. At first american football coachTed Lasso finds himself ad to coach a football team in Englandthe fictitious AFC Richmond, without having any experience in that field. Over the course of his two seasons, Ted Lasso has garnered critical acclaim, racking up awards and accolades, including Emmy Awards at the Best Comedy Series and the one at Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Jason Sudeikiswon at the last Emmy Awards ceremony.
Electronic Arts Inc and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced that Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond will be available on Fifa 23 with a nice trailer:
In particular, the companies Electronic Arts Inc and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have explained that in Fifa 23 players will be able to play with the team by choosing between different modes, including Career, Kick-Off, Online Friendlies, and Online Seasons. Also, from the moment of release, fans will have the opportunity to unlock various items inspired by the Emmy Award winning series and signed by AFC Richmondfor example uniforms, badges and flagsavailable through Fifa Ultimate Team (Fut) and in Pro Clubs, available with achievements, challenges and rewards.
But that is not all. In fact, in addition to the coach, Fifa 23 players will be able to choose to play with other members of the Richmond Greyhounds team as wellhow Roy Kent, Jamie Tartt, Sam Obisanya and Dani Rojasin the Rest of the world championship, Kick-off, Online Friendlies and Online Seasons (rightly no trace of our Nate Shelley, who moved to West Ham United…).
“It is so extraordinarily good to be in Fifa. I’m not sure this will help dispel the CGI rumors, but it’s totally worth it, ”he joked Brett Goldsteinwho in the series plays AFC Richmond player Roy Kentand who triumphed at the Emmy Awards how Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. “Can’t wait to beat my grandson playing with me as Roy Kent and him as Jamie Tartt“, The actor added. “He will be furious”.
Finally, fans will be able to step into the shoes of Ted Lassoavailable in Career mode, not only as a manager of AFC Richmond, but also of other teams. The icing on the cake, in Fifa 23 there will also be the Nelson Roadwhich in Ted Lasso is the official stadium of the club.
Jason Sudeikiswhen I grow up video game fancommented on the news stating the his gratitude:
“I am truly blessed and deeply grateful to have experienced many special moments in my career so far, and I consider this experience among the best. As a longtime Fifa fan, having Ted Lasso and the whole AFC Richmond team in the new version of the game is really a dream come true for me and the rest of the boys. Our cast and crew work hard on this show and we are flattered that it resonates with so many people. We can’t wait for our fans to have the opportunity to play with, play as, and even play against their favorite AFC Richmond characters“.
What can I say, like Jason Sudeikis we too can’t wait to play with Ted Lasso and our friends from AFC Richmond!