It was a matter of time, after his rise in popular culture, that Ted Lasso, after his success on Apple TV +, also became part of the reference football game. The most comical coach on television and his team will also be part of the FIFA 23 squads.
And he won’t be the only one: AFC Richmond’s biggest stars, including Jamie Tartt, Dani Rojas, Sam Obisanya, Roy Kent and Isaac McAdoo, will also become part of the squads available in FIFA 23, along with Nelson Road, the club’s home ground.
In addition, it will not be pure props: EA has confirmed that players will be able to select Ted Lasso as the manager of the career mode, and even fully manage AFC Richmond to take it to the Premier League or, directly, to any other league within the career mode. . That is you can enjoy the match between Real Madrid and AFC Richmond.
More fun, impossible.
Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond are also coming to FUT and Ultimate Team
AFC Richmond will be available as a team across different game modes, including Career, Kickoff, Online Friendlies and Online Seasons modes, including the Greyhounds’ home stadium Nelson Road will also be a playable space, identical to that of the Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso.
All content from the series will also be part of FIFA 23 Ultimate Team, although this time it is limited to customization items, cLike the kits and the TIFOS. However, Ted Lasso or Coach Beard can also be selected as the club manager within this game mode.
All AFC Richmond content in FUT will be available through Objectives and Challenges, meaning it will be part of the in-game rewards within FUT.
To be able to play with Ted Lasso you will still have to wait. FIFA 23 is scheduled to launch on September 30and although as usual, users who have pre-ordered the game before September 29 will also receive an untradeable Promise player item in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team as a reward.