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Landon Donovan Loses FIFA 12 Game Against Baseball Pitcher Tim Lincecum

Having your picture gracing the cover of the FIFA 12 video game as well as being one of the best soccer players in the United States doesn’t mean you’re a good video game player. That’s one of the lessons learned after watching the video below featuring Landon Donovan taking on baseball pitcher Tim Lincecum in a game of the soon-to-be-released FIFA 12 video game.

In the game, Lincecum picked Arsenal and Donovan selected LA Galaxy. And just like any real game, the two athletes were handing out plenty of smack talk during the game to try to psychologically outwit each other.

Lesson learned: Even baseball players can beat soccer stars in video games, sometimes.


And here’s the trailer for the United States release of FIFA 12:


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4 Responses to Landon Donovan Loses FIFA 12 Game Against Baseball Pitcher Tim Lincecum

  1. Jake Islas says:

    explains why Landon is good at the game in real life and why the
    Giants aren’t making the playoffs :)

  2. Stacy Richardson says:

    That may be the only way Arsenal can win a game right now: against
    an MLS side, in FIFA 12.

  3. Brian says:

    Yeah, come on now. I love MLS, but you can’t take Arsenal against
    any MLS side and then brag when you win!

  4. CTBlues says:

    Ya they lost to the RedBulls.

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