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Scolari Picks Premier League Duo to Star This Summer

World Cup Winner, Big Phil, Calls Up Manchester United and Liverpool Stars to Feature in his Top Eleven

BELGRADE, Serbia - June 12, 2018 - With football fever sweeping the globe this summer, Nordeus - the independent games studio - has today announced the signing of Luiz Felipe Scolari as their second managerial appointment for the International Cup feature in Top Eleven - the world’s most successful sports mobile game. On day one, Scolari has kicked off in style by revealing his team to star at this summer’s tournament, naming Premier League Golden Glove winner, David de Gea in goal, and Player of the Season and Golden Boot winner, Mo Salah to lead the line in his #MyTopEleven.

Check out Scolari’s #MyTopEleven:  https://youtu.be/VyVa8jhUwy8

In true Brazilian style, Big Phil has picked a very attacking side as Neymar and Ronaldo join Salah up top, with Messi and Vissel Kobe’s new signing, Iniesta sitting in behind. But he hasn’t forgotten his defensive roots naming a strong protective guard for de Gea. Real Madrid’s Casemiro is holding the defensive midfield role, sitting in front of fellow Champions League winners, Marcelo and Ramos. They are joined by Bayern Munich’s defensive duo of Hummels and Kimmich, adding German efficiency to his back four.

“We’re delighted to have signed Felipe and have him join the Top Eleven team to help us celebrate managers. On seeing his team selection, it’s no surprise he has named de Gea and Salah in his starting line-up, they’ve both have had outstanding seasons in the Premier League” said Ivana Davidov, Football Marketing Manager at Nordeus. “But every team needs a manager to make key decisions, and not just players to make the headlines. We want to change that and celebrate managers by asking the community to rise up to the challenge and help us create the largest ever sticker album full of the real football heroes, the managers.”

Full Team:

de Gea - Spain - Manchester United

Kimmich - Germany - Bayern Munich

Ramos - Spain - Real Madrid

Hummels - Germany - Bayern Munich

Marcelo - Brazil - Real Madrid

Casemiro - Brazil - Real Madrid

Iniesta - Spain - Barcelona

Messi - Argentina - Barcelona

Neymar - Brazil - PSG

Salah - Egypt - Liverpool

Ronaldo - Portugal - Real Madrid

Scolari will feature in-game, this summer, alongside fellow acclaimed international manager and World Cup winner, Vicente del Bosque - who recently took part in a Career Day as part of the Top Eleven campaign, #WeAreManagers, celebrating all the work managers do, and asks people to rally behind them by creating their very own Manager Sticker at www.topeleven.com/wearemanagers. The more supporters the album gets, the more spectacular the Top Eleven celebrations of managers will become. By signing up, managers will help unlock: a special celebratory song, a mural dedicated to managers, and other extravagant perks typically reserved for players. It’s about time for managers to receive some well-earned credit.

Managerize yourself at www.topeleven.com/wearemanagers and join the movement to celebrate managers all around the world, full T&Cs apply.

Both managers join José Mourinho as Top Eleven ambassadors, and will help gamers through the game, offering tips and even the chance to take on their teams.

Representation by country

Spain

3

Brazil

3

Germany

2

Argentina

1

Egypt

1

Portugal

1

Representation by club

Real Madrid

4

Bayern Munich

2

Barcelona

2

Manchester United

1

Paris Saint-Germain

1

Liverpool

1

 

Representation by League

La Liga

6

Premier League

2

Bundesliga

2

Ligue 1

1

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About Nordeus

 Founded in 2010, Nordeus is an independent games company based in Belgrade, Serbia. The studio is best known for Top Eleven, the world’s most successful mobile sports game with over 180 million registered users. In November 2017, Nordeus launched the Facebook Messenger game, Golden Boot, and with over 9 million players it was nominated for Best Instant Game in Facebook’s Game of the Year 2017. With new games on the horizon, Nordeus is currently recruiting talented and passionate people to join its team in creating the next big hit. Come join the team!

For more information about Nordeus visit www.nordeus.com, or keep up-to-date with us on LinkedIn.

© Chris Baylis 2011-2015