December 2, 2021

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Zlatan Ibrahimović accuses EA of using his name and face in FIFA 21 without permission, EA responds

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Football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimović has claimed EA is using his name and face in FIFA 21 without his permission, and declared it’s “time to investigate”.

In a bizarre tweet, the AC Milan striker – who is still banging in goals left, right and centre at the ripe old age of 39 – wondered who had given EA permission to use his name and face for their billion dollar a year mega-franchise.

Ibrahimović pointed the finger at FIFPro, the global representative of professional football players, who he claims to be unaware of. EA – and indeed PES developer Konami – license the use of thousands of footballers’ faces via FIFPro each year. Teams and leagues are negotiated separately.

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