FIFA '13 Has An All-Star Impact On MLS

fifa 13For the first time in any professional sports league, fans will be using a video game to determine the outcome of a vote for an All-Star game. EA and Major League Soccer (MLS) today launched the start of the groundbreaking AT&T MLS All-Star “In the Game” Challenge, giving fans the opportunity to vote one forward into the All-Star Game by scoring goals in EA  "FIFA Soccer 13" on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. 

Starting today, July 3, 9:00 AM PDT until July 10, 9:00 AM PDT, online enabled fans around the world that play "FIFA '13"can score as many goals as possible with their favorite MLS all-star forward candidate, and one goal equals one vote. The player with the most votes on July 10 will be named the AT&T MLS All-Star ‘In the Game’ Forward and will occupy the final forward spot on the All-Star Fan XI. Through general voting via MLSsoccer.com, text message, and Twitter, 10 players were selected to the All-Star Fan XI, which will be unveiled on July 7 on ESPN during halftime of the Chicago Fire-Sporting Kansas City match (3 p.m. ET). 

The 26 players eligible to be voted the AT&T MLS All-Star ‘In the Game’ Forward include:

  • Claudio Bieler (SKC)
  • Tristan Bowen (CHV)
  • Deshorn Brown (COL)
  • Will Bruin (HOU)
  • Edson Buddle (COL)
  • Kenny Cooper (DAL)
  • Marco DiVaio (MTL)
  • Landon Donovan (LA)
  • Robert Earnshaw (TOR)
  • Fabian Espindola (NY)
  • Diego Fagundez (NE)
  • Thierry Henry (NY)
  • Federico Higuain (CLB)
  • Adam Jahn (SJ)
  • Eddie Johnson (SEA)
  • Robbie Keane (LA)
  • Sebastien Le Toux (PHI)
  • Jack McInerney (PHI)
  • Darlington Nagbe (POR)
  • Dominic Oduro (CLB)
  • Lionard Pajoy (DC)
  • Blas Perez (DAL)
  • Chris Rolfe (CHI)
  • Alvaro Saborio (RSL)
  • Camilo Sanvezzo (VAN)
  • Chris Wondolowski (SJ)

For more information on how fans can get their vote on in "FIFA Soccer 13", visit  www.MLSsoccer.com.

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