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Melbourne City FC signs FIFA player Marcus Gomes

Australian football club Melbourne City FC has announced the signing of their first esports player, FIFA player Marcus Gomes. Gomes is also the first player to be signed by an A-league team, Australia’s top flight football competition. Marcus will head to London for the FIFA Interactive World Cup Final from …

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FC Basel signs two new FIFA players

Football club FC Basel 1893 has hired two new players for its esports lineup. Two new FIFA players have been signed to the Swiss side, with Florian ‘CodyDerFinisher’ Muller and Tim ‘The StrxngeR’ Katnawatos joining Luca ‘LUBO’ Boller at the club. It’s disappointing to see the team double down on …

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VfB Stuttgart is the third Bundesliga club to jump into esports

VfB Stuttgart has joined the list of football teams to take a spin on FIFA, with Erhan ‘Dr Erhano’ Kayman and Marcel ‘Marlut’ Lutz signing with the team to represent the Bundesliga club in the digital beautiful game. VfB Stuttgart are the third Bundesliga team to take the plunge on …

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Team Liquid enters professional FIFA with signing of Lasse ‘Kongen’ Bækkelund

With the signing of Lasse ‘Kongen’ Bækkelund Thursday, Team Liquid have plunged themselves into competitive FIFA. It’s a big step for the endemic organisation, as most football esports contenders are fielded by real teams, or play solo. Team Liquid’s deal is unusual but not totally unheard of, and will see …

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New York City FC become first MLS club to enter eSports

New York City Football Club has announced the signing of FIFA player Christopher Holly, becoming the first MLS club to enter the world of eSports.  Holly is a top talent in the North American FIFA scene, and will continue to play in the top North American competitions. However this new …

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Barcelona star Gerard Piqué reveals football eSports project

Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué has announced his involvement in a football-related eSports project. Named efootball.pro, Piqué revealed the project on Twitter while asking for people who are passionate about football and eSports to “join us to create the future of football in eSports”. Piqué had already discussed his intention to …

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BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 matches

BT Sport will broadcast the regional and global finals of the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship on its main channel.  The European, North American and Asia-Pacific regional finals, all of which take place in April and May will all be broadcast on BT Sport’s channels, although it is unknown if …

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RSC Anderlecht looking to sign a FIFA player

Belgian football club RSC Anderlecht has announced its intention to sign a FIFA player.  The club will hold an open trial on April 29th and 30th, with up to 256 player taking part. Those that do well will be invited to annual RSCA fan day where the final round of …

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