‘Football Manager 2018’ will have gay players

David Lumb
Game developer Sports Interactive has done well at grabbing headlines and getting ahead of the curve to reflect current events.

Game developer Sports Interactive has done well at grabbing headlines and getting ahead of the curve to reflect current events. Four months after Brexit, the company announced that Football Manager 2017 would include potential scenarios reflecting player visa issues resulting from the UK leaving the EU. The next edition included something different to better reflect reality: Football Manager 2018 will include gay players, a first for the franchise.