Players of FIFA 13 get to select MLS All-Star Game forward
The first time when videogame activity will be used to vote for a real player
Electronic Arts and Major League Soccer (MLS) today launched the start of the 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 FIFA Soccer 13.
Starting today, July 3, and until July 10, 9:00 AM PDT, online players of FIFA Soccer 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 occupy the final forward spot on the All-Star Fan XI.
The 26 players eligible to be voted on 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).
The 2013 MLS All-Star game will take place July 31st at 9PM EST. FIFA 13 was released last fall.