When he was only 15, the talented footballer Kiyan Prince – part of the London club’s Queens Park Rangers academy – was murdered outside of his school. This week he will be symbolically resigned as a player by QPR and will also appear as a player in tomorrow (May 18th) FIFA 21
How Reuters reportFramestore (a special effects studio) and University of Bradford scientists envisioned what Kiyan would have looked like at the age of 30 and then teamed up with EA Sports to have his face imported FIFAwhere he appears for his youth club and is numbered “30” to reflect how old he would have been had it not been tragically stabbed in the heart by another teenager in 2006.
An organization founded by the boy’s father (former boxing champion Dr. Mark Prince) Kiyan Prince Foundation– trying to tackle youth violence in the UK – also worked to see Prince’s FIFA
“Most of these guys, this generation, play FIFA, they’ll see Kiyan and if that can just change one of their attitudes it’ll be an advantage,” said former star Les Ferdinand, who is now QPR’s director of football.