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November 11, 2010 at 4:04 PM

Sounders FC hosts video-game tournament for charity

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Sounders FC Players to Play FIFA Soccer 11 for Charity

WHO: Sounders FC players participating in the tournament include: Osvaldo Alonso, David Estrada, Alvaro Fernandez, Leo Gonzalez, Fredy Montero, Sanna Nyassi, and Steve Zakuani.

WHAT: EA SPORTS Pro Player Challenge tournament to determine the best Sounders FC player at FIFA Soccer 11.

The Sounders FC team champion will be flown to Los Angeles to compete against other MLS team champions for bragging rights as the #1 pro soccer player at FIFA Soccer 11.

The overall MLS champion will receive $10,000 to his charity of choice and the opportunity to compete against other international league champions, i.e., EPL, La Liga, etc.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 16, 6-10 p.m. Championship match is scheduled to begin around 9 p.m.

WHERE: Market Arms – 2401 NW Market Street, Seattle

HOW: Players compete in a single elimination tournament. Each match lasts approximately 15 minutes.

WHY: The tournament will determine the Sounders FC champion who will advance to the EA SPORTS Pro Player Challenge MLS Final. The MLS champion will compete online against champions from European leagues.

OTHER: There is no admission fee but fans are invited to bring nonperishable food or cash donations for Northwest Harvest.

For more information visit www.SoundersFC.com

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