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Nicolás Villalba, the Messi of FIFA 22, won the eChampions League in a historic final

Electronic sports in Argentina have a new FIFA 22 champion, the most popular virtual soccer video game between consoles and PC. Guild Esports player, Nicholas Villalbawon this afternoon the “Orejona” gamer who delivered the tournament eChampios League and the $75,000 main prize.

The tournament began on May 27 with the eight best players representing clubs from the old continent in FIFA 22. Within this select group, South America had representation through the Argentines Nicolás Villalba from Guild Esports and Matías Bonanno from Team Hereticsneither more nor less than the protagonists of a historic final for the esports of Argentina and Latin America.

In addition to the Argentines, the finals were attended by several established players from the FIFA scene: Tekkz, Predator, Umut, Denii_10, Roe Feldman and Snakez.

After an initial call for more than a thousand participants, the Iceman Villalba He came into the match as the FGS 22 Masters Cup champion and Matias as the winner of the TOTS Tag Team Cup that ended less than a month ago.

During the first series the best of Matías Bonanno was seen, who surprised Nicolás Villalba from the start with a 3-1 (2-1 and 1-0).

In the second and final match, the player from Guild Esport He brought out all his experience and the track record that places him as the best Argentine video game player of all time. Confident Bonanno started with a 2-0 win and looked like he was headed for the title, but turned it around in time in the 7-0 decider that finally crowned him champion.

Among those who congratulated the new European champion through social networks was the Argentina Esports Teamwhich has both players on the squad, his former club FC Basel 1893 E-Sports and many representatives of the Argentine esports scene, such as JonY BoY (Counter Strike) and Sebastián Fernández (FIFA Manager of KRÜ Esports).

The event also featured an exhibition match featuring four former UEFA Champions League winners to celebrate the PlayStation Cup final. Ashley Cole, Kaká, who handed the championship cup to Nicolás VillalbaHenrik Larsson and Fernando Morientes made up a team with four winners of the competition.

Nicolás Villalba’s path to the title

Friday was the full day with double elimination playoffs. Nicholas started his way from the upper key (upper bracet) versus German Umut from RBLZ Gaming.

In the semifinal he had to face the British Tekkez, one of the most important players in recent years. The double series ended in favor of the Argentine 4-1 (1-2 and 2-1) and the passport to the grand final.

Matías Bonanno, from Team Heretics, won the runner-up position and a $50,000 prize.

Matthias Bonannomeanwhile, had to battle to reach the grand final from the bottom bracket (Lower bracket) to reach the last instances and his first challenge beat the German Snakez from VfL Bochum 1848, 4-2 on aggregate (0-1 and 4-1). Then he did the same with PredatorFIFA from Werder Esports, 4-3 (1-1 and 3-2); FeldMan of MoM Esports, by 1-1 (1-0, 1-0 and 5-3 on penalties). In the semifinals he destroyed Tekkez with a 6-0 win (2-0 and 4-0)

The highest level competition on the PlayStation 5 console rewarded the top three by qualifying for the EA SPORTS FIFA 22 Global Series Playoffs in July.

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