At FIFA's awards gala, Gerard Pique, FC Barcelona teammate of Lionel Messi, outed the Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 - and 2009 and 2010 - cover athlete as a secret admirer of the competing title. Via FIFA Interactive World Cup's Twitter.
Soccer franchise Winning Eleven (AKA Pro Evolution Soccer) is facing increased competition from foreign-based developers. The game's latest television spots also show heavy competition from a sauve non-Japanese-looking fella with a Japanese last name. And they're some of the most popular ads on Japanese television.
There will be a 2010 release of Konami's venerable football series Pro Evolution Soccer. It will be called Pro Evolution Soccer 2011. If you need a moment to compose yourself, now is the time.