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SA eSports athlete makes history as he prepares to compete at upcoming FIFAe World Cup

Johannesburg – eSports athlete Julio ‘Beast’ Bianchi is honoured to be representing South Africa at the upcoming official FIFAe World Cup (#FeWC) in London.

The 23-year-old made FIFA history by being the first South African to qualify and compete in the prestigious gaming tournament, which will be held in the UK later this year.

“It feels unreal to know that I’ve qualified to compete in the FIFAe World Cup – the biggest event on the Fifa calendar,” he told The Saturday Star this week.

“Being the first South African and African to ever qualify for this prestigious event is something I’m still so excited and grateful about.

Bianchi, a former semi-pro footballer who also received a spot in the Forbes 30 under 30 Class of 2021, will be competing in the tournament under his team, Goliath Gaming.

Read the full article on IOL.

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