In EA FIFA 23, Jason Sudeikis’ Ted Lasso will be available as a selectable manager of AFC Richmond in Career Mode. (Photo courtesy of EA Sports)
Ted Lasso’s popularity is not just limited to the streaming TV universe anymore. Now, he’s coming to the video game world, thanks to EA Sports.
The California-based video game company 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) – will be featured in the new FIFA 23 video game.
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AFC Richmond, the fictional soccer club in the TV series, will appear in the game under the “Rest of the World” league in kickoff and online play. Ted Lasso, portrayed by actor and series co-creator Jason Sudeikis, will be available in career mode. The team’s well-known iconic home stadium, Nelson Road, will also be featured in the game, EA Sports shared on their website.