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Fire Wed Oct 14 2009

Best Buy Teams Up with Chicago Fire

What do the Chicago Fire and Best Buy have in common? They both love soccer. Maybe in different forms, but that won't really matter come next Monday when they both help in hosting the North American launch of EA Sports FIFA Soccer 10.

On Monday, October 19, the Best Buy Hancock Center will host the launch event starting at 4 p.m. Entertainers from around Chicago will be at the John Hancock Center Plaza engaging passersby and encouraging people to attend the event. On top of that, Chicago Fire star player Cuauhtémoc Blanco, who is featured on the cover of FIFA Soccer 10, will be on the red carpet and in the store to sign autographs for fans.

FIFA Soccer 10 will be available in retail stores on Tuesday, October 20, but 32 lucky fans will have the chance to play the video game next Monday during an in-store Xbox 360 tournament during the launch. The preliminary and quarterfinal round will be held during the party, while the semifinal and final rounds will be held on Actober 22 at Toyota Park before the Fire's final regular season match against Chivas USA. The winner will receive a 42-inch Panasonic 1080P Viera HDTV from Best Buy.

Next Monday, the Fire and Best Buy will combine and launch one of the most popular video games to date. Make sure to come check it out.

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