Diego Maradona says he is suing Professional Evolution Soccer online game developer Konami.
The world-renowned footballer is offended they’ve used his likeness with out his permission.
On his Fb web page he stated his lawyer can be “initiating acceptable authorized motion” towards the Japanese gaming firm.
The previous Argentina, Barcelona and Napoli midfielder went on to say he hopes it is not one other rip-off.
Picture caption Maradona’s Fb put up
In the event you’re enjoying the online game on the myClub mode Maradona seems as one of many “Legends”. Others embrace Henrik Larsson, Thierry Henry and Gary Lineker.
The Argentine star has a score of 98 – the best score you may get. Ronaldo will get score of 93 and Ronaldinho is rated 91.
Newsbeat has requested Konami about how the rights for retired gamers have been dealt with, however has but to get a response.
It is not the primary time somebody has sued a online game maker for not having the best permission.
An organization that owns the best to tattoos on Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (NBA) gamers is suing Take-Two Interactive and Visible Ideas, which make a recreation known as NBA2K.
It is as a result of they used photographs of the tattoos on NBA gamers with out permission.
The Nationwide Soccer League (NFL) Gamers Affiliation tells its gamers that to ensure that tattoos to seem, they want waivers from the artists.
Professional Evo is without doubt one of the hottest video games in Konami’s again catalogue and has been out there for consoles since 2003.
It is a spin-off from the sooner Worldwide Famous person Soccer sequence which started in 1995.
PES 2017’s fundamental goal is to cut back floor misplaced on FIFA, its huge rival, lately.