English Premiership

FIFA 12 game convinced Remy

2013-01-17 20:18
Loic Remy (AFP)

London - France striker Loic Remy was finally persuaded to leave Marseille for the English Premier League after being challenged to a computer football game by Queens Park Rangers chairperson Tony Fernandes.

Fernandes spent four hours in transfer talks with Remy before going for a more personal touch by playing "FIFA 12."

Remy says "it showed to me what a good person Tony is. He showed his human side to me as an owner of the club."

Remy's Bayern Munich beat Fernandes's Argentina in their first game.

QPR broke its transfer record to sign striker Remy on Wednesday, paying Marseille a reported £8m.

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