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Gerard Piqué’s Kings League achieved great media coverage to the point that Tigres UANL goalkeeper Nahuel Guzmán confessed his desire to participate in the competition.
It was during a conversation broadcast live with his teammate Igor Lichnovsky, where the Argentine said that he would like to take advantage of a break due to FIFA dates to travel to Europe, specifically Spain, to play this tournament.
“Don’t tempt me, won’t you look at me? How nice a weekend would be, on the FIFA Date to go play there, ”he said after being asked about this issue.
Guzmán has been very aware of the competition and he showed it when he gave his opinion about PIO FC, the team of the Mexican content creator, Samy Rivers. “I like a lot. There is a royal girl (…) PIO FC from Rivers. They go last the same, they are a disaster, they lost all three games, ”he said.
The Mexican striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández participated in this competition during a match for the team of the renowned Spanish streamer Ibai Llanos. It also has Gerardo Torrado as coach of one of the teams.
What is the Kings League?
The King’s League is a seven-a-side soccer tournament created by streamers, players, and former soccer players. It premiered in January and would have a duration of 11 days that would take place until March, approximately.
This project will take place on Sundays with six commitments per date and has Gerard Piqué as president, former players like Iker Casillas or Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero and content creators of the caliber of Thegrefg, DjMariio, and even the Mexican Rivers.
So far three days have been played. Although they are conventional soccer matches, they have particularities that make them more dynamic, such as the implementation of secret cards and jokers, non-static penalties, and a disputed kick-off.
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