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Saudi Gamer Wins FIFA eWorld Cup


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Mon, 06 Aug 2018 20:18 GMT

Saudi Arabia’s Mosaad Aldossary won the 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup after beating his Belgian opponent, Stefanno Pinna in the Grand Final held in London on Saturday August 4th.

As reported by Reuters, the 18-year-old - who competes under the name of ‘MSDossary’ – won $250,000 in cash and will attend the Best FIFA Football awards in September 

"I'm really proud that I made my country proud," said the Saudi after winning each leg 2-0 on PlayStation and Xbox consoles while a frustrated Pinna failed to find a way through on goal. 

Aldossary becomes the second Saudi national to win the video gaming tournament, after Abdulazizi Alshehri, who won in Munich in 2015.  

The FIFA eWorld World Cup – formerly known as the FIFA Interactive World Cup – is the biggest football video gaming contest, that sees 20 million players compete for places in the last 32. 

The virtual championship final was live-streamed around the world across different social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and FIFA’s own television channel.  

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