The perfect Christmas present has arrived for all FIFA 22 Ultimate Team fans!
For the first time ever, actual versions of the FUT ICON home and away jerseys are now available for purchase from Sports Direct.
That’s not all, because the jerseys can also be personalized with your Gamertag. Find out how to get your hands on one of the shirts below.
Exclusive Sports Direct
Home (White) and Away (Black) Band can only be purchased from Sports Direct, either in store or online.
âDesigned with EA SPORTS as exact replicas of the play kits, the home (white) and away (black) jerseys feature the striking gold colourway inspired by the iconic status of legends who once graced the field.
âFans will now be able to don the same shirts worn by over 100 existing ICON FUTs, including the latest additions to FUT 22: Wayne Rooney, Cafu, Iker Casillas and Robin van Persie. “
Customers can purchase the FIFA 22 ICONs jersey in-store and online exclusively at www.sportsdirect.com. Fans can customize their shirts at Sports Direct’s flagship store on Oxford St, London.
Game x Real Life
It’s an exciting time for FIFA fans as the franchise continues to move beyond the world of video games.
âI love it when the ‘real life’ video game and sports worlds collide,â said Spencer Owen, founder of Hashtag United and Sports Direct Ambassador.
“It’s amazing that there are so many football icons in FIFA and the fact that I can now wear a FUT ICON jersey from the game in real life with my own name on it is very cool!”
The release of the ICON shirts opens the door for more custom designs to replicate and release, something we’d love to see.
Number one destination for football
Sports Direct Marketing Director Beckie Stanion has hinted that other products inspired by the virtual world may follow this version.
“We are proud to be the number one destination for football – whether in the virtual or real world,” she said.
âBeing the first street retailer to stock ICONs shirts is just the start of an exciting partnership with EA SPORTS, so watch this space for more products and in-store experiences that blur the lines between the real world and virtual for our clients. “
There will almost certainly be more to come if that statement is anything, so keep an eye out for more EA party jerseys in stores soon!
The game recognizes the game
As part of his The game recognizes the game platform, Sports Direct is the only sporting goods retailer to sell the EA SPORTS FIFA 22 video game and the ICONs shirt.
The retailer seeks to blur the lines between the virtual and the real world, allowing fans to elevate their gameplay and inspiring them to unleash their inner legend on the pitch.
âEA SPORTS’s ambition is to make FIFA part of the fabric of football, and our partnership with Sports Direct is another step in that direction,â said James Salmon, EA SPORTS FIFA brand marketing director.
âThe FUT ICONs are a celebration of the best players to ever play the game and have been a much-loved addition to the EA SPORTS FIFA series since their introduction in FIFA 16.
“We are delighted to partner with Sports Direct to sell the FUT ICONs jerseys for the first time and are delighted to offer fans the option to wear the same kit as these legends.”