Legendary ex-footballer Diego Maradona has stated he is suing PES 2017 writer Konami for utilizing his likeness with out his permission.
In a put up on his official Facebook web page, the ex-Argentina and Barcelona star–considered by many to be the best footballer ever–said he “heard yesterday that the Japanese company Konami uses my image for its game PES 2017.”
“My lawyer Matias Morla will initiate the corresponding legal actions,” the assertion continues, earlier than concluding, “I hope this is not another scam.”
Maradona’s picture is utilized in PES 2017’s myClub mode, by which gamers work to construct a dream crew of each present and ex-pros. GameSpot has contacted Konami for an announcement.
As a footballer, Maradona was thought of the participant of his era, with knowledgeable profession spanning 21 years from 1976 to 1997. He twice broke the world document switch payment, gained numerous trophies, and was deemed FIFA’s Player of the Century in 2000.
He later went on to handle his residence nation within the 2010 World Cup, although he couldn’t information a robust Argentina crew previous the quarter-finals.
In different PES 2017 information, Data Pack 3.0 was recently released, introducing visible enhancements for over 100 gamers, eight traditional Borussia Dortmund kits, a bunch of recent boot designs, further pitch-side hoardings, and the brand new Adidas ball that will probably be used within the 2016/2017 Champions League remaining.
We loved the choice ball-kicking recreation right here at GameSpot; critic Nathan Ditum awarded it an eight/10. For extra, take a look at our full PES 2017 review.