A page turns for the FIFA video game. In the next FIFA 23 opus, EA Sports will no longer call on Hervé Mathoux to provide commentary for virtual matches. It is the duo of Bein Sports Benjamin Da Silva-Omar Da Fonseca who takes over.
The best-selling video game each year, FIFA is a social phenomenon that affects many football enthusiasts around the world. The Canadian EA Sports license is the ideal place to replay matches with friends in front of a screen. Modeled players, official team licenses, championships, perfectly reproduced stadiums, it almost feels like reality. But, a subject often annoys French users of the game: comments. FIFA has often relied on the Canal+ sports team to narrate the actions, notably with Hervé Mathoux-Franck Sauzée and, in recent years, the Hervé Mathoux-Pierre Ménès duo.
Da Silva-Da Fonseca in FIFA, fans’ wishes granted
But, these teams of commentators did not arouse mad enthusiasm among the players. Some of them even campaigned for the introduction of another duo, the one formed at Bein Sports by Benjamin Da Silva and Omar Da Fonseca. The two men are very popular thanks to their work concerning La Liga, in particular the Argentine consultant with sometimes very colorful expressions. Finally, their admirers will win their case since they will be the voices of the next opus, FIFA 23.
My focus on sweet #music of #FIFA23. Always so happy to team up with @BenjDaSilva. Beautiful #soccer and strong emotions to share. Let’s savor the creativity of your most beautiful gestures. It’s your turn ! @EA_FIFA_France pic.twitter.com/RpzccwGOy0
— Omar da Fonseca (@Omar_daFonseca) July 20, 2022
This has been made official by the two commentators as well as by EA Sports. They will therefore replace Hervé Mathoux, present in the game since 2007 with Paul Le Guen, Franck Sauzée, Pierre Ménès and then alone after the former Canal + sniper was removed from FIFA 22. News that quickly made many fans happy game on social networks. On the side of EA Sports, here is a new marketing argument and a good way to attract even more potential customers, ready to find the sensations of real matches in a virtual setting.