“Ain’t no boycotting,” Moore tweeted.
Ain’t no boycotting 😂😂 https://t.co/RZH5DXexcH
— Kinggchi👑 (@malachi_moore13) June 8, 2023
The subject of college football athletes boycotting the upcoming video game set to be released next year came to the forefront when the College Football Players Association begin to urge players to boycott the game in response to a possible $500 payout per player for their participation in the game, according to ON3.
The vice president of the College Football Players Association Justin Falcinelli provided details about why the organization feels this way
“All current players should boycott this deal. It is an opt-in deal, and they should not opt into it. It is just a ridiculously low amount of money,” Falcinelli told On3. “Given the context and the hype that surrounds this game. When we first heard the number, we’re like, ‘Alright, that sounds low. Let’s go figure out if it is low.’ And started talking to guys, talked to some of my friends, some guys who are still playing in the NFL. ‘So, what are NFL players getting paid for Madden?’ And the numbers we were given were from 2019, it was disclosed that they got, I think, about $17,000. And then a current NFL player told us that he got a check for $28,000 this year for Madden.”
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