EA Sports remove Ronaldo from FIFA 19 cover photos after Rape charges
EA Sports removed the image of Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo from the cover of FIFA 19 on its website.
The company’s decision follows a re-opening of the investigation into a case in which Katherine Mayorga accused Ronaldo of raping her in 2009.
“We have followed the reports that have made allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo, we watch the situation closely, and we expect athletes and our brand ambassadors to deal with the allegations,” the report quoted the Spanish sports daily AS as saying. Themselves in a manner consistent with the values of the company. ”
In September, EA Sports launched FIFA’s 19th edition, with Ronaldo on the cover, wearing the Juventus outfit.
The game “Fifa 19” is issued several copies annually, according to the platform it used for.