To fans of the ‘FIFA’ video game series who are based in North America, look out for Carlos Vela this year!
On evidence of his summer so far, the Mexican youngster is gearing up for a big campaign – in the public eye at least.
After securing a new No. 11 squad number at Arsenal, Vela has clinched a spot amongst Kaka and American hero Landon Donovan on the official North American cover of ‘FIFA 11’.
The 21-year-old’s affiliation with EA Sport’s new realease will help increase Arsenal’s popularitly in North America, as Vela is one of few Gunners ever to enjoy such publicity in that area.
Vela will feature in the Mexican kit in a second version which will be sold in Mexico and here was the Arsenal striker accepting the recognition in his homeland.