Neymar has been chosen by Konami to be the new ambassador for its PES video game, an evolving franchise. The Brazilian from PSG replaces Antoine Griezmann in this role, and joins Kylian Mbappé, highlighted by Electronic Arts, publisher of FIFA.
Usually inseparable, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar will be opposed for once. After the recent revelation of the presence of Kylian Mbappé on the cover of FIFA 22, here is that Konami announces this Tuesday that Neymar becomes him the new ambassador of the hated rival in terms of online football simulation, in this case PES (Pro Evolution Soccer), and now becoming ” eFootball “. The Parisian must accompany a total overhaul of the game model, notably moving to a free version and due to be released in early fall with a limited number of playable teams.
Already figure of the game PES 2016, the Brazilian replaces a certain Antoine Griezmann, whose contract with the Japanese firm was terminated in early July following accusations of anti-Asian racism concerning him after the publication of a video recorded by his teammate Ousmane Dembélé during an internship in Japan.
Under contract with the equipment supplier Puma, Poker Stars or even the Superdry brand, the Parisian playmaker is adding a new string to his bow. ” I am honored to have signed a contract with KONAMI. I would like to continue to play with passion and generate a lot of excitement in the world of football with the PES and Winning Eleven series. “, He confided to Konami at the time of the revelation of this partnership.
Neymar will now represent a franchise that has taken a very strong turn this year, much to the chagrin of some of its biggest fans: