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FIFA 23: Ted Lasso & AFC Richmond officially CONFIRMED for FUT, Career Mode & more

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Ahead of the imminent release of FIFA 23, EA has made a major announcement regarding the involvement of Ted Lasso in the upcoming title.

The official EA Sports FIFA Twitter account had previously stirred up wuite the reaction from the FIFA community when replying to Ted Lasso's Tweet earlier in the day.

Now, we have official confirmation of what will be one of the most exciting crossovers in FIFA history...

Latest - FIFA 23 x Ted Lasso CONFIRMED

It's official. Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond will be a part of FIFA 23.

Fans will also be able to play as AFC Richmond as part of the ‘Rest of The World’ league in Kick Off, Online Friendlies and Online Seasons.

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FOOTBALLING GENIUS - The likes of Lasso don't come around too often

The likes of Roy Kent, Jamie Tartt, Sam Obisanya and Dani Rojas will all feature as part of the Greyhounds’ squad.

AFC Richmond’s iconic home stadium, Nelson Road, will also feature in FIFA 23.

Ted Lasso related content will also be made available in Ultimate Team and Pro Clubs through objectives, challenges, and rewards.

This includes Ted Lasso and Coach Beard manager items, AFC Richmond kits and other FUT club and stadium vanity items including badges, flags and more, in addition to Nelson Road Stadium being included in Pro Clubs.

Ted Lasso Trailer

The EA Sports FIFA YouTube account has just dropped the official trailer for Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond in FIFA 23.

Jason Sudeikis’ beloved Ted Lasso will be available as a selectable manager of AFC Richmond in Career Mode, as fans can play as their favorite mustached manager running the show for AFC Richmond or any team of their choosing.

Players can also create their own Manager or select a real-world licensed manager to take control of AFC Richmond, or create a Player and join the AFC Richmond squad in a league of their choosing

Hint Hint

As you can see from the Tweet below, EA has dropped the eyes emoji on a Ted Lasso post showing the man himself getting a face scan, hinting at the potential involvement of the manager in FIFA 23.

If you are unfamiliar, the Ted Lasso series involves an American college football coach who is hired to coach an English football team in an attempt by its owner to spite her ex-husband.

Lasso tries to win over the sceptical English market with his folksy, optimistic demeanour while dealing with his inexperience in the sport.

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