Ted Lasso might be heading to FIFA 23. In a tweet from the Apple TV+ show’s official account, the football coach, played by Emmy-winning actor Jason Sudeikis, is seen digitally scanning, hinting that it’s for an upcoming game. EA Sports FIFA later responded to the tweet with a side-eye emoji, perhaps sealing the deal for the fictional coach to appear in the latest football simulation game. Additionally, his club AFC Richmond’s listing briefly appeared on EA’s FIFA Ratings database before being removed last week.
“Look, Mario! You’re not the only pixelated guy with a mustache who never knows where the tube is taking him…,” read the tweet, poking fun at Lasso’s erratic and random career path. For the uninitiated, Ted Lasso is a sports comedy series that follows an American football college coach who is hired to coach second-tier English football team AFC Richmond. They are two different games. As you might expect, his arrival is met with skepticism, as he struggles to learn the game and the surrounding culture. The show took home four Emmy Awards this year, including its second consecutive Outstanding Comedy Series.
last week, The leak came to light It suggests that the fictional club AFC Richmond will make it to FIFA 23. And while there was no team logo at the time, a New screenshot Reddit confirms the club’s inclusion and may be available as a playable team. Does this mean anything else? Ted Lasso Is the cast of players also being scanned? That said, it looks like AFC Richmond players can be transferred into your Ultimate Team or Career Mode.
Last month, EA Sports revealed that FIFA 23 will allow players to step into the shoes of world-famous managers, as players choose from templates, keeping their likeness in mind. Managers can be given control of their main club, transferred to a different club or you can accept contracts for new opportunities. With the above Ted Lasso With the crossover coming, we might see him steal the limelight, as players use his model as a club manager.
Screenshots of AFC Richmond weren’t the only thing to leak, as last month, EA Sports accidentally made FIFA 23 briefly playable on the Xbox console. Those who pre-ordered the Ultimate Edition were able to access the game, grab a quick screenshot and post it online. Access was soon disabled, but the damage was already done. In addition to player ratings, the leak also revealed third kits for Liverpool FC and Atletico Madrid.
FIFA 23 is out September 30 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X. Purchasing the Ultimate Edition or subscribing to EA Play Pro will give you three days of early access starting September 27. EA Play gives you limited access starting September 27th. FIFA 23 Legacy Edition will be available on Nintendo Switch.