FIFA 22 video game has removed Mason Greenwood from EA Sports amid allegations of rape and physical assault.
Naija News reports Greenwood was detained on suspicion of rape and assault after his ex- girlfriend alleging incidents of violence posted pictures and videos on social media.
The 20-year-old was arrested after he was suspended from playing or training with Manchester United following the weekend’s allegations.
Police are continuing to go about their investigation as they look to get to the bottom of the matter, and FIFA has now removed the forward from the game
And as the investigation continues, Greenwood has now been removed from United’s squad and also can’t be drafted into the virtuaemoved from FIFA 22.
Following the latest update for the title, which was released on all platforms including PlayStation, Xbox, and PC on Tuesday, February 1, 2021, Greenwood no longer features on the game’s offline modes.
However, according to the Manchester Evening News, Greenwood’s FIFA 2022 Ultimate team remains active.
And the striker can still be traded on the FUT 22 transfer market.
Greenwood was rated 79 out of 99 at the time of his removal, with a potential rating of 90.
Cadbury also announced that Greenwood wouldn’t feature on any of their marketing products, while Nike have also distanced themselves from the United striker.
This article was originally published on Naija News