Category Archives: FIFA

Eye 4 Esports acquire first professional FIFA player

UK organisation Eye 4 Esports (aka E4) have picked up their first competitive FIFA player: Venezuelan-born and Miami-raised Abraham "Valbuena" Valbuena. Commenting on the acquisition, organisation owner and founder Cory Benham said the following: "FIFA was always a game we looked to venture into, but were just awaiting the right opportunity to do so." He…
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Manchester City job ad hints at move into other esports games

Manchester City FC have commenced their hunt for an esports manager to oversee City Football Group’s esports department. The esports manager is expected to be the key point of contact between City’s esports operations and the rest of the corporation, with a focus on FIFA being made clear on their website. The role specifies the ideal…
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Aerox eSports sign FIFA player Krasi and become a private limited company

UK esports organisation Aerox have signed FIFA player Krasimir "Krasi" Ivanov and set themselves up as a private limited company. Bulgarian player Krasi takes part in FIFA tournaments and has a successful YouTube channel with over 200,000 subscribers. In terms of his esports achievements, Krasi is a six-time Bulgarian FIFA Championship winner (2008 to 2013). He…
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BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 esports matches

FIFA 17 esports matches will be shown on UK TV via BT Sport. The broadcaster has acquired the rights to show the remaining four EA Ultimate Team Championship Series dates, reports The Guardian. It will be broadcasting the following: The North American regional final - April 8th Asia-Pacific heats - April 22nd European regional final - May…
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EA finally raising prize pools will take FIFA esports to the next level

Football games have had a bit of a peculiar competitive scene. For years and years small FIFA and PES tournaments have largely flown under the radar, but as esports has grown so too has the competitive side. Last year the FIFA Interactive World cup had a super exciting final, with $25,000 up for grabs and British…
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West Ham FIFA pro questions Epsilon player after being blocked by him on Twitter

Two professional British FIFA players have been involved in a bizarre series of tweets aimed at one another. West Ham FIFA player Sean "Dragonn" Allen (left) - who signed for the club in May this year - claims he was blocked by Epsilon's Spencer "Gorilla" Ealing (right) on Christmas Eve: This guy has issues pic.twitter.com/zMSY59cmZ7 —…
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