Julio Beast Bianchi

Three players with South African roots in the FIFAe World Cup

Julio “Beast” Bianchi has made history, becoming the first South African player, and first African participant, to qualify for the FIFAe World Cup.

Three players with South African links will be among 32 from around the world will head to London in August to compete in the tournament for their share of the half a million dollar prize pool.
The Goliath Gaming player’s journey to the World Cup wasn’t an easy one. He had to compete in the West Asia Region Qualifiers, which included previous World Champion MSDossary on the player list. On the weekend of the qualifiers Beast dropped into the lower bracket early, meaning he had to fight his way through the lower bracket to ultimately earn his way back into the competition. Which he did in impressive style. The two players that made it through to the Grand Finals would guarantee their spot in the FIFAe World Cup. As the Qualifiers were online, Beast would be much further away from many of his competitors – which contributes to less than great connection as well. Despite these obstacles, Beast pulled off incredible plays time and time again.
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