Thursday 27 September 2012
Liverpool defender Jose Enrique beat 15 big names in sport and entertainment to be crowned the first winner of the FIFA 13 Celebrity Cup as Barclays Premier League stars, chart-topping musicians and Olympians battled it out to celebrate the launch of EA SPORTS™ FIFA 13 .
The Spaniard beat Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, Manchester United defender Phil Jones and Norwich City’s Elliot Bennett to win the trophy, not conceding a goal throughout the tournament and defeated Josh Franceschi, of the music band You Me At Six, 1-0 in the final.
The tournament took place ahead of the launch of FIFA 13 tomorrow. See our site tomorrow for more information about the game.
First Round: Greg Rutherford (Olympian) 2-0 John Ruddy (Norwich City); Ashley Young (Man Utd) 4-0 Andy Hopkins (The Enemy); Josh Franceschi (You Me At Six) 2-0 Louis Smith (Olympian); Chris Smalling (Man Utd) 1-0 Micah Richards (Man City); Bradley Johnson (Norwich City) 1-0 Cameron Jerome (Stoke City); Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors) 0-5 Elliot Bennett (Norwich City); Joe Hart (Man City) 0-5 Jose Enrique (Liverpool); Phil Jones (Man Utd) 3-1 Tom Cleverley (Man Utd).
Quarter Finals: Rutherford 1-0 Young; Franceschi 0 (p) – 0 Smalling; Johnson 0 – 0 (p) Bennett; Enrique 1-0 Jones.
Semi-Finals: Rutherford 1-3 Franceschi; Bennett 0-1 Enrique.
Final: Enrique 1-0 Franceschi.