Philadelphia Union midfielder Danny Cruz has been named to the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week, a group of players throughout the world selected each week for their high level of play.
Cruz joins the FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week alongside players such as Napoli and Uruguayan National Team forward Edinson Cavani, Zenit forward and Brazilian international Hulk, and German National Team and Lazio forward Miroslav Klose.
EA SPORTS™ FIFA 13 Ultimate Team is a massive online community of fans building, managing and competing with their ultimate soccer team from the world’s best players in FIFA Soccer 13. Each week, the world’s top performing players are selected to the FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week and receive an “in form” item that increases the player’s attributes. Fans have the opportunity to build Team of the Week players from in-game packs and then compete with those players on their FIFA Ultimate Team online against millions of other fans around the world on the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
Cruz scored two second-half goals on Saturday in a 2-2 draw against the Seattle Sounders at PPL Park. His first goal was also nominated for AT&T MLS Goal of the Week.
Cruz joins Amobi Okugo as the second Union player to be selected this year to the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week. Okugo earned honors after the defender scored his first career goal in a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Week 2.
The full EA SPORTS™ FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week can be found at www.ea.com/soccer/fifa-ultimate-team.