Mirahmetjan Muzepper, then at Tianjin Teda, became the first ethnic Uygur footballer to play for the Chinese national team in 2018. Photo: AFP Mirahmetjan Muzepper, then at Tianjin Teda, became the first ethnic Uygur footballer to play for the Chinese national team in 2018. Photo: AFP
Mirahmetjan Muzepper, then at Tianjin Teda, became the first ethnic Uygur footballer to play for the Chinese national team in 2018. Photo: AFP

Football Manager 2021 Uygur ‘newgen’ glitch sees minority players disappear from game

  • Problem with ‘newgen’ model means there are no Uygur players in the game as simulation progresses with Han Chinese replacements
  • ‘It’s as if Athletic Bilbao doesn’t have Basque newgens,’ says game’s China researcher after forum user pointed out issue

Topic |   Chinese Super League
Mirahmetjan Muzepper, then at Tianjin Teda, became the first ethnic Uygur footballer to play for the Chinese national team in 2018. Photo: AFP Mirahmetjan Muzepper, then at Tianjin Teda, became the first ethnic Uygur footballer to play for the Chinese national team in 2018. Photo: AFP
Mirahmetjan Muzepper, then at Tianjin Teda, became the first ethnic Uygur footballer to play for the Chinese national team in 2018. Photo: AFP
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