Does the Ted Lasso Solid Actually Play Soccer?

The query of who one of the best real-life soccer participant within the “Ted Lasso” solid is a “tough one to reply,” at the least in accordance with Brett Goldstein, who stars as Roy Kent within the present.

“You have received [Cristo Fernández], who was knowledgeable,” Goldstein tells “You have received Moe Hashim, additionally knowledgeable. Phil Dunster is superb. They’re all superb.” Nonetheless, on the finish of the day, he is aware of who he’d decide. “Gun to go, when you stated you possibly can solely play one participant, I would go together with Moe Hashim, who’s simply an all-around f*cking nice participant. He is a god within the recreation.”

There are a whole lot of choices to select from, because it seems that each one the gamers on the present really do know play the game. “It was important that each one the crew actually may play soccer, so it was completely a part of their audition course of,” the present’s casting director Theo Park instructed IndieWire in 2021. “They needed to do regular scenes appearing, after which they needed to present us their soccer abilities on tape as nicely.”

Nonetheless, among the gamers are extra skilled than others — together with Fernández. “Again residence in Guadalajara, Mexico, the place I am from, I performed not the highest degree, like first version, however I performed professionally within the third and second division,” he stated in an interview with Screen Times. “That was my factor. Soccer was my ardour since I used to be a little bit child till now.”

However, regardless of realizing his means across the recreation, Dunster is not precisely a professional, although he performs one of many present’s soccer stars. “I am not knowledgeable footballer. It takes a whole lot of time and good editors, which fortunately we have now, to make me seem like Jamie Tartt,” he instructed the AV Club in 2021. “By way of coaching, we spent a whole lot of time coaching to verify we get it proper.”

“Ted Lasso” season three premiered on AppleTV+ on March 15. Try’s interview with the solid above.

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