SM have secured a partnership with FIFPRO for the use of official player IP within the game that adds a great level of authenticity to the Soccer Manager series.

FIFPRO is the global union of professional football players with nearly 70 affiliated player associations worldwide. FIFPRO Commercial Enterprises BV brings together agreements from each participating country to offer the world’s most comprehensive package of active football players for use, on a collective basis, in the digital entertainment industry. This includes access to tens of thousands of real-world football players, their names, image and likeness, in both club and national team environments.