PSG and E-sports

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French Football Club “Paris Saint Germain” announce their entrance in the world of E-sports

PSG, a renowned French football club, has announced their entry in electronic sports.

The official statement was released on their official page stating:

Composed of internationally renowned professional players, the franchise Paris Saint-Germain will be aligned with the World’s largest competitions of reference video games”.

Electronic sports rapidly growing with already a great fan-base with 256 million fans all around the World and growing at about 10% per year. It has gained the interests of young generation, especially the millennials. By becoming the “First French Sports Club” to engage in the sector, PSG will surely strengthen its ties with millions of its football as well as e-sports fans, winning new and to show-off worldwide.

To open this new chapter in its history, Paris Saint-Germain draws on the expertise of “Webedia group”, club manager esports Millenium, tournament organizer, talent manager and editor esport sites dedicated jeuxvideo.com and millenium.org.”

Fabien Allegre, Director of merchandising and diversification of the brand’s Paris Saint-Germain, said,

The arrival of Paris Saint-Germain in the e-sports world is a historic moment for the club. It is part of the project led for five years by our president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to develop an international leading brand. We enter this sector with great ambition and look forward to including our red and blue teams in the history of these new disciplines. Webedia emerged as the best partner to achieve this historic launch.

Cedric Page, CEO of Gaming Webedia, stated,

We are proud to support the Paris Saint-Germain on this new adventure that aims to settle the club at the highest international level of e-sports. Our goal is to develop this great brand in the world, building on a growing phenomenon, with our expertise in the industry and our editorials market-leading assets.

Details on the creation of the Paris deductible will be revealed in late October at a press conference organized by the club.

 

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