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EA Removes Marco van Basten From FIFA 20 Over a Nazi Joke

EA Sports has removed legendary Dutch football player Marco van Basten from FIFA 20 over a Nazi-themed joke he made last week. The former pro-football player made a joke, off camera, where he said “Sieg Heil” as a German football manager left an interview. Marco said that the comment was a joke, even though it was “stupid and inappropriate.” Despite his apology and donation to the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Fox Sports has suspended him for a week, and EA has removed him from FIFA 20…

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FIFA 20 Removes Retired Dutch Player Marco van Basten After He Uses Nazi Greeting on Television

[quads id=10] Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. EA announced today that it is pulling Marco van Basten from FIFA 20—a week after the retired Dutch star unexpectedly dropped a Nazi greeting on television. The following message went out to FIFA 20 players earlier today: We are aware of the recent comments made by Marco van Basten. We have an expectation that our commitment to equality and diversity is upheld across our game. As such, we will suspend Marco van…

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