In the Facebook game you have to develop your own football talent from the local pitch to the top of the first international Copa league. Lukas Podolski can be challenged by anyone as he competes with thousands of players from all over the world for promotion into the Facebook leagues. With this in mind, he is turning to his 580,000 Facebook friends to select two players for his team. This scouting process takes place by means of a simple video application on Facebook, in which players demonstrate both their ball skills and their sense of humour.
Podolski comments on the selection of his teammates:“I know plenty of players who want to be as good as I am, but hardly any who are as funny… but those are the ones we are looking for.”
Over the coming months, Lukas will be keeping us up-to-date on Facebook about how his game is going.
"Lukas Podolski was our first choice for CopaSocca: he is a fantastic footballer, he is good fun and he likes Facebook. Anyone who gets involved has a chance to win not only one of the two places in Lukas’s team, but also boots and balls from his equipment supplier adidas, signed by hand. You can also win digital Lukas Podolski high-tech equipment for the game, and much more”, says Tahsin Avci from Pop Rocket.
The Facebook scouting campaign“You and Lukas Podolski” begins at the end of June on Facebook and other partners will be supporting it.
CopaSocca was created and published by Pop Rocket Games and its approach of creating an egocentric football manager has brought something new onto the market in the social gaming industry. The game is available Free2Play to anyone who has a Facebook profile at: www.facebook.com/copasocca
CopaSocca Facebook profile page: http://www.facebook.com/copasocca
Direct link to the CopaSocca game: http://apps.facebook.com/copasocca
Lukas Podolski Facebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/LukasPodolski
Pop Rocket Games: www.poprocket.com