Ted Lasso, AFC Richmond make video game debut in EA Sports FIFA 23

In EA FIFA 23, Jason Sudeikis’ Ted Lasso will be out there as a selectable supervisor of AFC Richmond in Career Mode. (Photo courtesy of EA Sports)

Ted Lasso’s recognition isn’t just restricted to the streaming TV universe anymore. Now, he is coming to the video game world, because of EA Sports.

The California-based online game firm announced Wednesday that the beloved character – and players from AFC Richmond, including Roy Kent (two-time Emmy winner Brett Goldstein), Jamie Tartt (Phil Dunster), Sam Obisanya (Toheeb Jimoh), and Dani Rojas (Cristo Fernandez) – might be featured within the new FIFA 23 video game.

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AFC Richmond, the fictional soccer membership in the TV sequence, will appear within the game underneath the “Rest of the World” league in kickoff and online play. Ted Lasso, portrayed by actor and series co-creator Jason Sudeikis, might be out there in profession mode. The team’s well-known iconic residence stadium, Nelson Road, will also be featured in the sport, EA Sports shared on their web site. 

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AFC Richmond characters from Ted Lasso seem in new FIFA 23 sport. (Photo courtesy of EA Sports) 

“Believe it. #FIFA23 x @TedLasso He’s confirmed he belongs within the recreation, now Ted Lasso and @AFCRichmond are playable in FIFA 23 starting September 30,” EA Sports tweeted last week. 

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“I am really fortunate, and deeply grateful, to have had many special moments in my profession so far, and I contemplate this experience among the many best of them,” stated Sudeikis, now a four-time Emmy winner, in an announcement on the EA Sports web site. “As long-time fans of EA SPORTS FIFA, having Ted Lasso and the whole AFC Richmond squad incorporated into the most recent version of the sport is truly a dream come true for myself and the remainder of the fellas. Our cast and crew work tremendously hard on this show, and we’re flattered that it resonates with so many folks. We sit up for our fans having the chance to play with, play as, and even play against their favorite AFC Richmond characters.”

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Ted Lasso character appears in new FIFA 23 sport. (Photo courtesy of EA Sports)

Players also can unlock several AFC Richmond objects, together with kits, tifos, and manager items on the FIFA Ultimate Team and Pro Clubs where relevant.

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“In a quick while and with restricted prior experience, Ted Lasso has become a cultural phenomenon, bringing the passion of football and the power of perception to life for hundreds of thousands of fans across the globe,” David Jackson, VP of Brand for EA SPORTS FIFA stated in a statement. “We’re thrilled to welcome both Ted and AFC Richmond to FIFA 23.”

The highly-anticipated game might be obtainable on gaming consoles for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Stadia, PS4, and Xbox One on Sept. 30. But gamers can get early access to the FIFA 23 ultimate version beginning on Sept. 27, EA Sports shared.

If you like “Ted Lasso,” attempt “Domingo,” streaming free on Tubi

From Mexican director Raúl López Echeverría, this feel-good comedy follows Domingo (Eduardo Covarrubias), a 55-year-old man dwelling in a poor suburb near Guadalajara. When his wife abruptly leaves him, Domingo decides to do everything in his power to attain his lifelong dream of turning into a professional soccer commentator. Soon sufficient, his impassioned weekly commentaries on native amateur matches are altering lives all through his neighborhood. “Domingo” is a Tubi Original. Rated TV-MA. 95 minutes. Dir: Raúl López Echeverría. Language: Spanish. Also that includes: Martha Claudia Moreno, Jesus Hernandez.

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How to look at “Ted Lasso”

Emmy-winning juggernaut “Ted Lasso” is an Apple TV+ unique sequence. The service is $4.99/month after a 7-day free trial; Apple also provides bundles which embody Apple Music and Apple Arcade as properly.

When is “Ted Lasso” season 3 coming out?

We’re not sure! There’s at present no launch date for the fan-favorite sequence, but late 2022 or early 2023 looks as if an inexpensive guess. Or who knows, it could come sooner — should you just “Believe.”

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This story was reported from Washington, D.C. and Chicago. Allison Shoemaker contributed to this report. 

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