Leading esports organisation Fnatic have announced a partnership with Italian giants AS Roma, introducing the Serie A club's first professional team to the ever-growing FIFA esports league.
The Fnatic-powered team
In an announcement on Tuesday, Fnatic CEO
The players will represent Roma in the upcoming FIFA tournaments, while Fnatic will manage the team and offer support for training, events and provide all esports-related logistical knowledge to nurture them.
“With the tremendous growth of eSports and continued attention placed on games like FIFA, we’ve partnered with Fnatic, the world’s leading eSports organisation, to launch our eSports team. This joint venture will enable us to start building a strong legacy in eSports and engage our fans in exciting new ways.”
Fnatic already has professional teams competing in many of the world's most popular games including
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