Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

EA removes suspended Manchester City players from FIFA 22 while waiting for trial

EA has removed Benjamin Mendy from Manchester City’s left back from FIFA 22 while players are waiting for a trial.

The publisher confirmed the following Eurogamer A player from the French national team and Manchester City has been removed from both FIFA 22 teams, and his card no longer appears in the Ultimate Team Pack while waiting for a trial.

“Benjamin Mendy has been removed from the active rosters of both Manchester City and the French national team, so it has also been removed from their respective rosters in FIFA 22 and no longer appears in the FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) pack and Ultimate Draft. I’m waiting, “EA told Eurogamer.

The 27-year-old defender has been accused of four alleged rapes and one sexual assault at his home in Cheshire between October 2020 and August 2021.Manchester City last month Make a statement Make sure Mendy was stopped by the club while waiting for the investigation.

This isn’t the first time EA has removed a player from FIFA. In 2016, the publisher removed former soccer player Adam Johnson from the franchise after being found guilty of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. Recently, former Dutch national team captain Marco van Basten was separated from FIFA 20 after creating the Nazis. Comments during the interview at that time.

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FIFA 22 will not be officially released until October 1st, but fans will be able to play the game after September 22nd, after EA Play subscribers have access to a 10-hour trial of the game. .. Mendi’s suspension by EA did not actually take effect until the day after the start of the trial period. This meant that some players were able to find a fullback that was paused in the Ultimate Team pack when they first played FIFA 22.

Fans praise EA’s decision to remove Mendy from the game, but wonder why players first joined the game, especially given that Manchester City actually stopped the player four weeks ago. There may be people.

Jared Moore is a freelance writer for IGN.You can follow him twitter..