World Cup: Ted Lasso billboards go up around metro Atlanta for USMNT players

ATLANTA — Three players from metro Atlanta will represent the red, white and blue when the 2022 World Cup begins this week.

Shaq Moore from Cobb County and Sean Johnson and Walker Zimmermann from Gwinnett County made the United States Men’s National Team roster.

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To celebrate the players, billboards from a popular TV show have been spotted all across the country and here in Georgia. The billboards have letters to the players from “Ted Lasso,” the title character played by Jason Sudeikis in the Apple TV series.


The fictional coach is known for his weird, yet inspiring messages to his AFC Richmond players. The billboards for USMNT are no exception.

Moore’s billboard, located off 14th Street, is filled with puns on his name. Johnson’s billboard, located off U.S. 78 in Snellville, brings up the town’s slogan “Snellville, where everybody is somebody.”

Zimmermann’s billboard is in Nashville where the centerback plays for Nashville SC.

The USMNT will face Wales, England and Iran in the group stage. If they win the group or finish second, the team will advance to the knockout stage.

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