On December 7th, the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team unveiled a partnership with FaZe Clan to support and build out the team’s roster for the upcoming 2023 eMLS season as well as the EA Sports FIFA 23 Global Series. Moreover, the two sides will work together on retail collaborations, joint events, and community givebacks across Los Angeles.
The roster for the eMLS season and the FIFA 23 Global Series includes Rodrigo “UL1BARRI” Ulibarri, Javier “Voncita” Álvarez, and Luis Fernando “VillaMore3” Villanueva. Álvarez and Villanueva will represent Costa Rica and Mexico, respectively. Meanwhile, Ulibarri will train Álvarez and Villanueva while also creating content for FaZe Clan and the LA Galaxy.
“We are thrilled to be doing something of this magnitude with the LA Galaxy and have the opportunity to bring in UL1BARRI, Voncita, and VillaMore3 to build out what is sure to be an unstoppable eMLS and FIFAe team,” said Erik Anderson, FaZe Clan’s Head of Esports.
The 2023 eMLS Season is scheduled to begin on January 24th with the eMLS League Series 1 competition. After that, the eMLS League Series 2 competition will take place in February. It all leads up to the 2023 eMLS Cup on March 12th, 2023.