Following rape allegations, Portuguese star, Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped as the face of EA Sports ‘FIFA 19 Game’.
The company had unveiled their new front page on twitter earlier this month which appears not to feature the Juventus forward.
Obviously, he has been replaced with the likes of the Paris Saint-Germain winger, Neymar, Manchester City’s midfielder, Kevin De Bruyne and Ronaldo’s team mate, Paulo Dybala.
Ronaldo who was the focus of a rape allegation in October, accepted last month to pay a fine of £16.6m and 23-month suspended prison sentence for tax evasion during his stay at Real Madrid.
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However, a spokesperson for the company told Euro Gamer:
‘With the UEFA Champions League coming to EA Sports FIFA 19 this year, we have a unique opportunity to offer a range of new content to players that reflects the real-world excitement of football.
‘We often celebrate different talent across our sports games, and with the UEFA Champions League knockout stages underway we are featuring some of the biggest stars in football and bringing new players a range of content to get excited about.’