Zlatan Ibrahimovic claims ‘somebody is making profit on my name and face’ as he calls out FIFA and FIFPro and orders investigation into who allowed EA Sports to use the AC Milan star in popular video game FIFA
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic said ‘somebody is making profit’ from him in EA Sports’ FIFA
- The AC Milan striker called out FIFPro and FIFA on Twitter on Monday night
- He ordered investigation into who permitted game to utilise his name and face
The 39-year-old wrote on the social media platform: ‘Who gave FIFA EA Sport permission to use my name and face? @FIFPro ? I’m not aware to be a member of Fifpro and if I am I was put there without any real knowledge through some weird manoeuvre. And for sure I never allowed or Fifpro to make money using me.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic said ‘somebody is making profit on my name and face’ in EA Sports’ FIFA
He ordered an investigation into who permitted the game to utilise his name and face
‘Somebody is making profit on my name and face without any agreement all these years. Time to investigate.’
The post received more than 46,000 likes and just under 5,000 retweets while Spurs winger Gareth Bale responded, saying: ‘@Ibra_official Interesting… what is FIFPro?#TimeToInvestigate.’
FIFPro represents around 65,000 players and the union declined to comment on Ibrahimovic’s claims. Sportsmail has also contacted FIFA for comment.
The AC Milan striker called out FIFPro and FIFA on social media platform Twitter on Monday
The Sweden international was included in the FIFPro world XI seven years ago alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
EA Sports releases a new version of the game FIFA each year to tie in with a new season and FIFA 21 hit the stores on October 9 this time around.
In the summer AC Milan revealed a collaboration with EA Sports meaning gamers can play as the Serie A giants at the San Siro stadium.
‘We are delighted to welcome EA Sports to the AC Milan family as a Premium Partner. This partnership is symbolic of our commitment to delivering world class interactive experiences to our fans all over the world,’ AC Milan’s chief revenue officer Casper Stylsvig said.
‘As a market leader in the world of gaming, in EA Sports we have the perfect partner to help us continue on our journey of engaging and exciting the next generation of Rossoneri fans.’
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale responded to Ibrahimovic’ claims regarding EA Sports’ FIFA