Major League Soccer is creating its own FIFA eSports league

From Engadget - January 12, 2018

MLS clubs will only be able to send one gamer to represent them in eMLS events and, as Polygon reports, it's not yet clear if they will receive the same benefits and salaries that NBA 2K League or Overwatch League players do. The future of eMLS is also not set in stone just yet as eMLS is currently only set up for FIFA 18.

Having professional gamers represent their teams is becoming more and more popular for soccer clubs. Clubs like VFL Wolfsburg, Manchester City and West Ham United have signed professional gamers in the past as did New York City FC last year.


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