Konami closes an agreement with Neymar Jr. The Brazilian soccer player has become the new ambassador for the eFootball PES brand, the soccer franchise developed by the Japanese firm. At the same time, special versions of the player for the myClub mode of the PES 2021 Season Update will be added to the Iconic Moments Series.
Neymar joins PES: new ambassador
“It is an honor for me to sign an agreement with Konami”, says Neymar in a press release. “I hope to continue playing with passion and awakening great emotions in the world of football together with the PES and Winning Eleven series!”
Neymar is one of the stars of the soccer planet today. After being Copa América runner-up, the player is on the verge of starting a new season at Paris Saint-Germain, one of the reference clubs in Ligue 1 Uber Eats. Konami underlines its achievements with La Canarinha: the national team’s all-time top scorer with 68 goals in 111 games to date.
“Already considered by many as one of the best footballers in the world, Neymar Jr. shows the same passion and determination as current footballers associated with Konami, so the company will proudly support his career “, they conclude.
As for the latest movements in the saga, the company released last month a technical demo of its new soccer simulator. Under the code name New Football Game, we could test a preview of a new video game in the series under the Unreal Engine graphics engine, one of its hallmarks this year.
“All the elements of the game (controls, balance, etc.) and all the graphics are in development. Everything is subject to change, and many of these elements will improve in the future ”, they clarified when starting the beta. The future remains to be seen.
Fountain: Press release (Konami)