Through a statement, the developer confirmed the elimination of the Russian National Team and the teams from the league in FIFA.
The invasion of Russia in Ukrainian lands did not take long to manifest itself in the field of video games. Different developers issued statements repudiating the conflict and showing solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
in this tune, EA Sports decided to go one step further and, in an unprecedented event within its franchises, made the decision to temporarily remove both the Russian National Team and the different teams that are part of FIFA 22.
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This decision, which at the time of publishing this article did not impact the game, leaves some questions in the air that EA Sports has not answered. What will happen to Russian players playing in European leagues? What will happen to FUT squads involving players from that country? Will Russian eSports teams that play FIFA be excluded from official competitions?
At the moment there are more doubts than certainties, but we will surely have more news in the coming days.