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EA tributes tragically killed Chapecoense soccer team

Electronic Arts is giving all FIFA 17 players a free Chapecoense kit and crest so they can pay tribute to the tragically lost lives in-game.

@LanaJelic
Published Thu, Dec 1 2016 11:32 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:57 AM CST

A tragic accident shook the world three days ago. A chartered plane with a Brazilian division soccer team crashed near Medellin, Columbia, killing 71 people, leaving only six survivors.

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The world is mourning all the tragically lost lives, and Brasil had declared three days of national mourning, while people around the globe are paying their respects to the victims.

As a response to the tragedy, Electronic Arts is giving all FIFA 17 players a free Chapecoense kit and crest so they can pay tribute to the tragically lost lives in-game.

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The message posted on Imgur says:

In Support of Chapecoense wear this kit and crest in support of the friends, family, and fans of Chapecoense. Força Chape!

FIFA 17 players who want to show solidarity with Chapecoense can find the kit and crest in the new items section of the Ultimate Team game mode.

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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