EA Sports has announced that the Apple TV+ hit show "Ted Lasso" will be a playable team in the FIFA 23 video game.
Ted Lasso character and AFC Richmond will be available to play in various modes, including career mode and online.
Users will be able to select Ted Lasso as the manager of Richmond or any other team in Career Mode. Users can also have their own created player take to the pitch alongside the likes of Tv series characters like Jamie Tartt, Sam Obisanya, and Dani Rojas.
Actor Jason Sudeikis who co-created this Apple TV+ series and plays Ted Lasso character has reacted to this news.
"I am truly fortunate, and deeply grateful, to have had many special moments in my career thus far, and I consider this experience among the best of them,"
Sudeikis said in a statement.
"As long-time fans of EA SPORTS FIFA, having Ted Lasso and the whole AFC Richmond squad incorporated into the newest version of the game is truly a dream come true for myself and the rest of the fellas.”
The second season of Ted Lasso recently won a few Emmy awards including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, out of 20 nominations overall. Apple has not released a premiere date for the third season of Ted Lasso.
EA has released a trailer that features Wayne Rooney, Jack Grealish and Trent Crimm. FIFA 23 will be released on Sept. 30. FIFA 23 is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.
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