Latest in EA’s FIFA The football franchise will feature not only your favorite current players, but also a fictional lineup from the popular AppleTV show. Ted Lasso. And the character himself will be a playable trainer in the upcoming game, with a fully-molded Jason Sudeikis to roam beside your team, waving, and do whatever football coaches do.
Today, within minutes of each other, the two officially Ted Lasso and FIFA Twitter accounts have revealed a minute-long trailer setting up Lasso’s playable appearance in the game. Described as a football genius with no knowledge of the game may sound a little, but despite being a fairly successful coach, a CGI Jason Sudeikis stepped onto the virtual field before clapping, pointing and gesturing. cheer in victory. In the trailer, we also catch (fictional) football reporter Trent Crimm, Coach Beard, and several AFC Richmond stars, including Roy Kent and Jaime Tartt.
You can find the full details of Ted Lasso/ FIFA 23 intersect in Official announcement of EA.
This revelation is provocative a little bit yesterday when Ted Lasso The Twitter account tweeted a photo of Sudeikis standing in front of a series of cameras and lights. “Watch out, Mario!” The tweet read, “You’re not the only bearded man who never knows where the pipes are taking him.” Before that, as PC Gamers NoteLeaked database rankings for the game hint at the crossover.
While it’s a suitably themed crossover, fleshed out by the inclusion of the full AFC Richmond squad—whom you’ll be able to play as in any mode—looking at the footage, it’s hard to avoid that creepy uncanny valley feeling. Especially as the camera moves around Lasso’s face at the end of the trailer, revealing him in full 3D polygonal form, something just isn’t right. That poor (and kind, and astonishingly emotionally intelligent) man.