Would you like to be on a FIFA 19 esports team managed by one of the most famous soccer players in the world? If you’re one of the best of the best of the best, you may have a chance at doing just that. Arsenal’s Mesut Özil made a formal announcement on his Twitter page this week that he is looking for form a brand new team for FIFA 19 and is looking for players from across the globe to join, but you have to be impressively good to join.
🗣"How cheeky is that": I'm teaming up with @eSports_Rep to form my own @EASPORTSFIFA team. 💪🏼 In the upcoming weeks we'll look out for players around the world who will represent #teamozil in all major national and international EA FIFA competitions 💥👨💻👩💻 pic.twitter.com/ie25DwhBr4
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) August 2, 2018
It’s an interesting prospect that you don’t see too often, having a professional athlete for the very sport you’re trying to form an esports team out of managing it. Whether or not it will be a success is only something time can answer, but if you’re currently playing FIFA 19 as a pro, this definitely has to pique your interest and make you want to send an email.