FC Schalke 04 signs multiple FIFA players

After signing a League of Legends team last month German football club FC Schalke 04 has signed three FIFA players.

The team is made up of Joshua Krone” Begehr, a former world champion, Mario Viska, who has seen success over in Germany and Cihan Yasarlar, who has been competing at a pro level for around a year.

Being able to realize a project of this scale together with FC Schalke 04 is a dream come true for us,” said Begehr. The passion for sports and football is what unites us. We aim to create a strong community that turns over a new leaf for FIFA eSports and brings it to the next level. FC Schalke 04 is the perfect partner to achieve that.”

One month ago we set sails for a long-term commitment,” mentioned Tim Reichert, head of eSports at FC Schalke 04. Today we go one step further with FIFA. FIFA offers us a lot of opportunities to get in touch with the German eSports scene, which is why we hope for a broad support by the fans. We will proactively work on that by hosting regular community events such as boot camps or meet and greets with our players. Our long-term goal is to set new standards for the public perception of eSports.”

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