The 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup champion has been crowned: Mosaad “Msdossary” Aldossary took home the title following a 4-0 aggregate victory in the final.
He beat Stefano “StefanoPinna” Pinna from Belgium at the event at London’s O2 on the weekend.
Having already secured a 2-0 victory in the first leg, Msdossary – who represents esports org Rogue – showed his class and finished off the tie with a masterful tactical display in the second leg, which resulted in a repeat 2-0 victory.
Last year’s winner, British player Spencer “Gorilla” Ealing, crashed out in the quarter finals, while other UK FIFA players were also eliminated on day one of the eWorld Cup.
This year 32 Grand Finalists from 19 countries battled it out for the $250,000 top prize and an exclusive invitation to The Best FIFA Football Awards this September in London.
“Winning the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final and becoming world champion is a dream come true for me.”
Speaking about becoming FIFA eWorld Cup Champion, Msdossary said: “This win makes up for all the hard work and dedication me and my team have put into this. It is fantastic to see competitive FIFA gaming grow, but this is nothing I could have ever imagined.
“Winning the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final and becoming world champion is a dream come true for me, my friends, family and supporters. To get the opportunity to win in front of a live audience this big is absolutely unbelievable. I am truly lost for words in this moment.”
Jean-Francois Pathy, FIFA Director of Marketing Services, added: “The FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018 provided an outstanding opportunity to drive forward the professionalization of competitive FIFA gaming.
“As the wider ecosystem continues to develop, FIFA gaming is playing a key role in encouraging more young people and the wider public around the world to play football- either virtually or in person.
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