Electronic Arts and the FiFpro (Fédération International of the Associations de Footballeurs Professionnel), a worldwide representation of professional footballers, today announced the extension of their partnership. Cooperation enables the use of thousands of player names and graphics in future soccer matches. The FIFPRO includes 64 national player representatives, including Austria, Belgium, England, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.
The Collective Strength of the EA Sports Football Franchises is borne by more than 300 license partners, including the FIFPro, all of which still help today to create the incomparable authenticity of the game and continue to do so in the future. In addition to thousands of playernames and – Graphics as content supported by the FIFPro License Agreement are the EA Sports football experiences The only ones in which fans can play the UEFA Champions League, Conmebol Libertadores, Premier League, Bundesliga and Laliga Santander , writes the publisher.
Our players regularly remind us that one of the most important aspects of an EA Sports gaming experience is the comprehensive immersion in the world of the game, which we underpin through the use of real leagues, teams and talents. In this way we blur on unique Way the boundaries between the physical and digital football world , says David Jackson, VP EA Sports Brand. FIFPRO will continue to be a significant partner if we create the next generation of EA Sports football experiences for players around the world.
We are very pleased to continue this partnership with EA SPORTS to create the world s best interactive experience for football fans who enables our members in professional football to spread the love of football on a global stage , says Theo Van Seggelen, Secretary-General of the FIFPRO.