The Croatian Football Federation (HNS) has reached an agreement with the company Electronic Arts, a global leader in digital interactive entertainment content, and in the game EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23 players of the game will be able to play with the Croatian national team, it was announced on Tuesday on the official website of HNS.
EA SPORTS announced this July the details of the new edition of the most popular football simulation in the world, EA SPORTS FIFA 23, which will be available from September 30 this year. The Croatian Football Association has announced that all players will be able to select the world runners-up, the Croatian national football team.
"We are extremely happy that we have reached an agreement with EA SPORTS regarding the inclusion of the Croatian national team in the FIFA 23 game. We know that players around the world, and especially Croatian fans, have been wishing for this kind of news for years, and I am glad that they will now be able to play FIFA with their favorite team in the most beautiful jersey in the world. This is an important step forward towards the younger population and game fans, and we will continue to work in this direction in the future," said the president of HNS, Marijan Kustić.
HNS thus became one of 300 individual licensed partners in the game, through which more than 19,000 athletes in 700 teams, 100 stadiums and 30 leagues from all over the world are available. In addition to the best clubs and national teams, players can also choose from some of the most famous competitions in the world, such as the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Conference League, Premier League, Bundesliga, LaLiga Santander, CONMEBOL Libertadores and CONMEBOL.
"We are delighted that the Croatian national team has joined the EA SPORTS family and will be available in FIFA 23," said James Salmon, Marketing Director at EA SPORTS FIFA. "The inclusion of this nation will allow us to continue to provide fans with an authentic and rich interactive football experience in FIFA 23 and beyond."