soccer

Dani Rojas

Dani Rojas (Cristo Fernandez) is a character in the soccer comedy-drama, Ted Lasso. He is from Mexico. Cheerful and energetic, Dani plays forward for AFC Richmond. His talent makes him destined to be a star. After an incident in the second season, he loses confidence in his abilities. But with therapy, he’s able to get it back.

Roy Kent

Roy Kent (Brett Goldstein) is a character in the soccer comedy-drama, Ted Lasso. Prior to his knee injury, Roy used to be a midfielder for AFC Richmond. In lieu of his retirement, Roy becomes a commentator on Sky Sports. He returns to Richmond as an assistant coach. Roy has quite the temper, as he’s known for swearing and throwing things. Fortunately, his girlfriend Keeley Jones softens his irritable demeanor. His wardrobe consists of all black, from formal suits to leather jackets. A stipple sponge and black eyeshadow will help achieve his stubble.

Sam Obisanya

Sam Obisanya (Toheeb Jimoh) is a character in the soccer comedy-drama, Ted Lasso. He plays right back defense for AFC Richmond. Having moved to the UK from Nigeria, he gets homesick while trying to find his place on the team. After becoming a leader in the dressing room, he pursues a relationship with team owner Rebecca Welton. At the conclusion of the second season, Sam buys a building to open his own Nigerian restaurant.

Ted Lasso

Ted Lasso

Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) is an American college football coach who gets hired to lead the Premier League soccer club AFC Richmond after he wins a championship with the Wichita State Shockers. Despite his unsophisticated demeanor and complete lack of experience with soccer, Coach Ted wins over owner Rebecca Welton and the rest of the team.