Spanish sides Real Betis and Sevilla were supposed to play each other in real life on Sunday night, but La Liga’s Covid-19 lockdown put paid to that. Not to matter, since both sides just picked one player each—their champion—and had them play the match on FIFA 20 instead.
Last week, EA’s servers were having some pretty serious problems. Which impacted regular players, sure, but also pros trying to play international tournaments, and at one point things got so bad for FIFA players that they resorted to playing Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide winners.
Holland’s Marco van Basten, one of the greatest players of the 20th century, has been removed from FIFA 20 after being caught on camera making what he called a Nazi “joke”.