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FC Barcelona becomes the first club to join Konami and eFootball.Pro league

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FC Barcelona joins the Konami and eFootball.Pro league

FC Barcelona is the first club to join eFootball Pro league. Organised by Konami and eFootball.Pro, the league is a football eSports competition. FC Barcelona's fans will get a team of professionals who'll compete against other teams.

Konami has just confirmed that FC Barcelona is the first club to join eFootball Pro league. The league is a football eSports competition organised by Konami and eFootball.Pro.

FC Barcelona's fans, who usually go by 'Blaugranes' will get a team of professionals, that will go head to head against other European club eSports teams. The other teams should be announced shortly.

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According to Vice President of Marketing and Communication, Manel Arroyo, everyone in FC Barcelona is enthusiastic about participating in the competition.

Mr Arroyo said in a press release that "Barça is attentive to what happens in this global and technological world, and in view of the important growth of eSports, it is opening the way to also being a leader in this field. FC Barcelona, ​​in keeping with its innovative spirit, has decided to participate in a pioneering competition in the world of eSports, by the best partners, Konami and eFootball.Pro. We are confident that this competition will continue to make members and culers from all over the world, as well as followers of eSports, proud."

The founder of eFootball.Pro, Gerard Piqué also commented, and said that "as a player, I'm excited that my club has decided to enter eSports and joins this innovative project that we are preparing together with KONAMI. Barça will be able to contribute their values ​​to the competition and I am sure they will be a great rival for the rest of the teams."

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Piqué added that "For our part, from eFootball.Pro, we join the Club in this new adventure in the digital world and we will guide them so that they can make their fans feel as they do with the rest of their sports."

Following the announcement of FC Barcelona’s inclusion into eFootball.Pro league, more details and information on new members should be revealed soon. eFootball.Pro was founded in 2016 by Gerard Piqué.