Apple TV Shows Ted Lasso has proven to be one of the most popular and beloved series of the past few years, presenting viewers with a lovable cast of characters whose lives and plots largely revolve around the fictional club. of the English Premier League, AFC Richmond. Over its first two seasons, the series has taken home numerous accolades, including a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2021 and 2022, with several of its cast members – including Jason Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein and Hannah Waddingham – take home prizes for original performances. The current, Ted Lasso into a new field: video games.
EA Sports announced today that Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond will be joining the roster of FIFA 23 teams. Lasso is joined on the sidelines by Coach Beard, with the pitch featuring some of the team’s biggest stars. like Jamie Tartt, Roy Kent, Dani Rojas, Sam Obisanya and Isaac McAdoo. While the adorableness of the actors makes it to the production, EA Sports has yet to say if we’ll hear Jamie Tartt and Roy Kent’s signature chants (though it does seem doubtful, on viewing) how Roy Kent’s song would probably increase the ESRB rating to M for Mature).
Regardless of that fact, you can play AFC Richmond home games, Nelson Road, and even take the helm of Coach Lasso or AFC Richmond via Career Mode. AFC Richmond is also playable in Warm-Up, Online Friendly and Online Competitions. FIFA 23 Ultimate Team also adds some AFC Richmond customization items, including kits, TIFOs, and the option to choose Ted Lasso or Coach Beard as your FUT club manager. All AFC Richmond content in FUT will be obtained through objectives and challenges.
You can see Ted Lasso and the AFC Richmond team in action via the trailer below.
FIFA 23 launches on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4. Xbox One, PC and Stadia on September 30.