Fun, friends and FIFA 13

Happy EA Sports FIFA 13 release day, everybody.

The game might be dropping in stores right now, but the festivities started last night in Manhattan as athletes, movie stars and musicians gathered to celebrate the launch and the unveiling of a special downloadable cover featuring four extra-special MLSers.

For his part in topping the 24 Under 24 charts, we knew Darren Mattocks would be one of the featured faces. The other three? Fredy Montero, Tim Cahill and Chris Wondolowski also appear thanks to a fan vote.

Cahill was on hand to say a few words along with many of his new teammates, most of whom have probably used Timmy himself in past editions many-a-time.

Joining the RBNY crew were the likes of Susan Sarandon, New York Giants wideout Victor Cruz and the night's guest of honor, the one-and-only Snoop Lion. Or Dogg. Whichever you prefer.

As you might expect, Snoop was the last to roll up. Still, the rapper made the most of his time at SPiN New York, working the room as well as the sticks. 

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Cruz wasn't Snoop's only opponent of the night. Nope, he also mixed it up with Mr. Jimmy Conrad. Look out for some footage from the KICKTV crew very soon, and take it easy on the gameplay today.

OK, you're right, don't.

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