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Lazio And Atalanta's FIFA 22 Names And Crests Have Been Revealed After License Loss

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Lazio And Atalanta's FIFA 22 Names And Crests Have Been Revealed After License Loss

Lazio and Atalanta have become the latest big teams to have their names, kits and crests changed in FIFA.

The two Serie A sides have struck exclusive licences with Konami and the PES/eFootball franchise, in a repeat scenario to what we have seen with Juventus and AS Roma in recent years.

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Although their players and their faces will feature in FIFA 22, a lack of rights on EA Sports' part means the clubs will not be included in their usual form.

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Lazio will now be known as 'Latium' and Atalanta will adopt the name 'Bergamo Calcio'. As per leaks from the FIFA 22 beta version of the game, Both have generic badges and kits on this years FIFA.

Latium is the historical name for the region of Lazio - hence the name - while Atalanta are based on Bergamo, Lombardy.

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FIFA 22 will therefore feature four unlicensed clubs and a fifth will soon follow as Napoli have signed a long-term deal with Konami that will come into play next annum when FIFA 23 rolls around.

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Once again fans will be putting off playing as Juventus, who are 'Piemonte Calcio', and 'Roma FC' - the alternative name given to Jose Mourinho's Roma.

In Career Mode this year players have the chance to create and customise their own club - taking the place of another team to forge their own legacy - and it seems like these aforementioned four sides will be strong contenders for sending to the rest of the world section.

In the meantime, get ready for Naples FC on FIFA 23.

Topics: Lazio, Serie A, PES, AS Roma, Atalanta, EA Sports, Juventus, FIFA 22, Napoli

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