EA Sports confirmed this Wednesday several changes for its game FIFA 22. For the English version, Alex Scott will become the first female commentator of the franchise, as a journalist on the pitch.
At a time when the legendary Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) brand disappears, or at least evolves to become eFootball, EA Sports is preparing the release of the FIFA 22 video game. Among the new features, Alex Scott (36) will become commentator for the version English of the game, as a journalist at the edge of the field.
Scott will become for the occasion the first woman to lend her voice to the famous game developed by EA Sports. Former England international with 140 caps, Alex Scott wore the Arsenal jersey in particular during his career. Before retraining, with a journalism diploma in hand, allowing him to work for prestigious media such as the BCC or Sky Sports.
Alex Scott commented on the last Euro, won by Italy against England, for the BBC. She has regularly worked with Sky as an expert for Premier League matches. For this 2022 edition of FIFA, she will give the answer to the duo Derek Rae and Stewart Robson.
“I will certainly not be the last”
“If I’m the first woman to appear in FIFA, I certainly won’t be the last,” Alex Scott said on his social media. “I know this is just the start of a stronger representation of women’s football at EA. Sports and the football community as a whole. “
For several seasons a journalist at the edge of the field has been in the game for the English version. Scott will replace Alan McNally. Former Arsenal player and consultant since 2019 for the game of EA Sports, Lee Dixon will leave his role as consultant to Stewart Robson. Trained by the Gunners, Robson had retrained in the media at the end of his career. The 30th edition of the franchise will be available in early October.