FC "Ajax" signed a contract with FIFA-player. ESports develops!

24 September 2016

Football Club "Ajax" opened cyber division, signing with Kuhn «k0entj92» Weiland - a multiple champion of the Netherlands in the discipline FIFA. Protect the color most titled football club Weiland country will be under 39 number.

As the two-time winner of the UEFA Champions League - Edwin van der Sar, he served as Director of Marketing at FC "Ajax", the club believes it is important to contribute to the development of digital entertainment and inspire youth to play soccer. Famous past goalkeeper also said that e-sports and football can coexist and complement each other.

Among k0entj92 a track list, it is worth noting in fourth place in the framework of ESWC 2011. Weiland is also a five-time champion of the Netherlands in the FIFA discipline and how the player himself said, a big fan of FC "Ajax". The first event where k0entj92 will present his new team, will be an exhibition FIFA 17 Xperience, which FC "Ajax" will hold in conjunction with EA Sports in Amsterdam from 22 September to 2 October.

"Ajax" is not the first club that took the first steps in e-sports. Previously, cyber units appeared at sports clubs, "Wolfsburg", "Manchester City", "West Ham", "Schalke 04" and "Sporting". About his intentions to master the computer games industry said recently FC "Galatasaray", which is currently in talks to buy the composition of League of Legends.

FC "Ajax" is the most titled club of the Netherlands. Club 33 times won the title of national champion, 18 times won the Cup and 8 times in the Super Bowl. In the international arena, "Ajax" three times became the owner of the European Cup and won once this current analogue champion - the Champions League. The club also won the UEFA Europa League trophy three times and won the UEFA Super Cup.