BMO Congratulates Toronto FC's Maurice Edu - the New Face of EA Sports FIFA Soccer 09

    TORONTO, Aug. 6 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group is very pleased to
congratulate Toronto FC's Maurice Edu, who has been named as one of the three
cover athletes and spokespersons for EA Sports FIFA Soccer 09, the most
popular soccer video game in the world. Edu appears with Brazil's Ronaldinho
and Mexico's Guillermo Ochoa for versions of the video game sold in North
    "Maurice Edu unveiled Toronto FC's BMO-branded jersey at our headquarters
in Toronto just over a year ago, and it's great to see him sporting the same
jersey on the cover of EA Sports FIFA Soccer 09," said Frank Techar, President
and Chief Executive Officer, Personal and Commercial Banking Canada, BMO
Financial Group. "On behalf of all BMO employees, I'd like to congratulate
Maurice and wish him continued success with Toronto FC for many seasons to
come, both on the field and in the game!"
    Edu, the first pick in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft and Major League Soccer's
2007 Gatorade Rookie of the Year, has had a stellar beginning to his
professional career with Toronto FC, and is currently representing the United
States in Beijing.
    Pictures of the packaging for EA Sports FIFA Soccer 09, along with
screenshots of Maurice Edu in the game itself, can be downloaded at

    /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available on
    the CNW Photo Network and archived at
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    members of the media/

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