EA Sports reinforces its commitment to women’s soccer in its collaboration with the National Women’s Soccer League and the National Women’s Soccer League Players Association
The American video game company, Electronic Arts Inc, has recently announced its partnership with the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the National Women’s Soccer League Players Association (NWSLPA), the two most important women’s soccer organizations in the United States. This collaboration is a fundamental part of EA Sports’ commitment to elevate and authentically represent women’s sports across all sports platforms.
This being the case and the magnitude of her promise, it has already been confirmed that among the players who will be in the game, Linda Caicedo is scheduled to appear alongside her team, Real Madrid Femenino. A milestone for the game, the league and the Colombia Women’s team itself.
The integration of the NWSL into EA Sports FIFA 23 is a monumental milestone for the league, the players, and millions of soccer fans around the world as we continue to push the boundaries of women’s sport. The athletes who call the NWSL home are some of the best on the planet and we are excited to have the opportunity to showcase their talent through this unique experience.
Starting March 15, all 12 NWSL teams will be present in Kickoff, Tournament Mode, Head-to-Head and Co-op Seasons, and Online Friendly matches. Four league stadiums will also be available in the title, along with kits, player scans, trophies, and celebrations. The integration of the NWSL into EA Sports FIFA 23 is great news for fans of women’s soccer, who will now have access to an authentic experience of the sport through the most popular video game in the industry.
Powering the future of women’s football
In addition to the NWSL integration into EA Sports FIFA 23, EA Sports and the NWSLPA will focus on empowering players on and off the pitch. Maghann Burke, Executive Director of the NWSLPA, stated, “Athletes are at the heart of every fan experience, fueling the collective enthusiasm through their passion, dedication and perseverance.
About the NWSL
The National Women’s Soccer League is the world’s leading professional women’s soccer league, featuring players from national teams from around the world. The clubs are Angel City FC, Chicago Red Stars, Houston Dash, Kansas City Current, NJ/NY Gotham FC, North Carolina Courage, OL Reign, Orlando Pride, Portland Thorns FC, Racing Louisville FC, San Diego Wave FC, and Washington Spirit .
About the NWSLPA
The NWSLPA is the union that represents all players in the NSWL. As a proud affiliate of the AFL-CIO, the NWSLPA is the advocate and voice for female athletes. The NWSLPA ratified the first Collective Bargaining Agreement in America in soccer history in January 2022.
Maghann Burke, Executive Director of the NWSLPA stated, “Athletes are at the heart of every fan experience, fueling the collective enthusiasm through their passion, dedication and perseverance. Today is a historic day for both our players and our fans,” she stated. “This is an exciting time for women’s soccer and we look forward to collaborating with EA SPORTS to advance the sport and create new opportunities for fans around the world to interact with these incredibly talented athletes.”
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