The continued mixture of conventional sports activities and esports takes the following step: Jesse Lingard follows within the footsteps of David Beckham and his teammate Harry Maguire and now builds an esports group himself.
The group will compete within the UKIN Second Division beneath the brand new title JLINGZ Esports. The Manchester participant is hoping his group will quickly participate in worldwide tournaments.
Lingard enthusiastic in regards to the esports scene
Lastly stepping into eSports is superb, says Lingard. The eSports scene has to supply all the pieces a aggressive gamer wants: extremely aggressive, fast-paced video games and an excellent neighborhood. The Englishman additionally praised the superb cooperation with Ubisoft on his solution to develop into his personal group.
Ubisoft esports advertising and marketing director Will Attwood introduced that the corporate is delighted to welcome the participant to the group. It’s an enrichment for the league to have on board somebody like him who’s used to competing on the highest stage. In fact, it is also improbable to have the ability to host a widely known title just like the Lingards on the “Rainbow Six Siege” eSports scene.
Return to outdated energy with a brand new proprietor?
When it comes to efficiency, the 28-year-old Manchester United midfielder positively has room for enchancment: beneath the title Audacity, his facet performed within the UKIN Premier League final season, however was relegated with simply three factors on the finish of the season.