Ted Lasso and fictional team AFC Richmond will be playable in FIFA 23 when the game launches on September 30th, 2022.
According to Electronic Arts, Ted Lasso, Coach Beard, and the biggest stars of the AFC Richmond squad including Jamie Tartt, Dani Rojas, Sam Obisanya, Roy Kent, and Isaac McAdoo will all be integrated into the video game, along with Nelson Road–the club’s home ground.
Persons will be able to select Ted Lasso as their playable manager in Career Mode or manage AFC Richmond by swapping them into the Premier League or any other playable Career Mode league.
Also, AFC Richmond will be playable across Career Mode, Kick-Off, Online Friendlies, and Online Seasons.
In FIFA Ultimate Team, persons will be able to find and use AFC Richmond customisation items including authentic kits and TIFOs.
Two seasons in, Apple TV’s Ted Lasso has received high praise, won a number of awards and has already attained a strong fan base.
The show stars Jason Sudeikis as the American title character who is managing the fictional English team despite starting with no experience in coaching football.