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EA SPORTS, GAMESTOP AND VIRGIN GAMING KICK UP THE EXCITEMENT WITH THE FIFA SOCCER 12 $50,000 QUALIFIER CUP TOURNAMENT

$50,000 in Cash&Prizes to be Awarded with Tournament Winner Scoring Trip to London to Compete Against Best FIFA Players in the World

Beginning on September 27, 2011, players who purchase their copy of EA SPORTS™ FIFA Soccer 12 at GameStop can register to compete in the GameStop FIFA Soccer 12“Qualifier Cup” powered by Virgin Gaming.? Players will have just over a week to train once the game launches before taking the pitch on October 7 in an attempt to run through the competition and win a trip to London, England to play in the finals.

Whether you’re an offensive genius with the trickery of Kak? or the striking power of Wayne Rooney, or your focus is on being a shut-down defender like Gerard Piqu? , your skills can earn you big bucks this fall.? The winner of the tournament will receive a trip to London, England in May 2012 to compete against the best in the world in the FIFA 12 Challenge Series.?The trip includes:

????????? Round trip transportation for winner and one guest

????????? 5 night stay in a hotel

????????? Entry fee into the FIFA 12 Challenge Series

????????? 2 tickets to a soccer game

FIFA Soccer 12 will be available in stores and online on September 27, 2011. Customers that pre-order* the game at GameStop stores nationwide or online at www.GameStop.com receive tournament information and the exclusive bonus of 24 Gold Packs, the most coveted packs available, to build their dream club in FIFA Soccer 12 Ultimate Team.

For additional details and to pre-register for the GameStop FIFA Soccer 12“Qualifier Cup” tournament powered by Virgin Gaming, visit http://virgingaming.com/tournaments/qualifier-cup

*Conditions and restrictions apply.?

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