GUILDFORD, UK. – February 7, 2012 – Electronic Arts Inc. today announced that it has secured a four-year licensing agreement with the Football Association of the Czech Republic that will see the inclusion of the Czech National Team in upcoming EA SPORTS™ FIFA titles developed by EA SPORTS.
“Having the full national team, in the hugely popular FIFA series, with authentic jerseys and players, is a big win for Czech football fans,” said Miroslav Pelta, President of the Football Association of the Czech Republic. “Seeing the team in the world’s most popular sports videogame in the coming years is something that will definitely build the connection between our team and our fans.”
“We’re very excited to bring stars of the Czech National Team into our games,” said Matt Bilbey, Vice President and GM of Football, EA SPORTS. “For all our fans that support and love Czech football, this will only add to the authentic FIFA experience they enjoy.”
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