English football club Manchester City have completed the signing of German FIFA player Kai “Deto” Wollin.
Deto specialises in the PS4 version of the game and has won several big-name tournaments including multiple German Championships and World Cyber Games title.
The 29-year-old came close to winning the FIFA Interactive World Cup trophy last year, losing out to the UK’s Spencer “Gorilla” Ealing.
Deto will represent Man City for the first time at the FUT Champions Cup in April.
He joins other City FIFA player Marcus “ExpectSporting” Jorgensen, who joined earlier this year, and replaces Kieran “Kez” Brown, who City signed back in mid-2016. City Football Group also have Chris Holly and Marcus Gomes representing New York City and Melbourne respectively.
I am incredibly proud to tell you that I am now a part of the Manchester City Esports team ??
There are no words to truly describe my joy and I just can’t wait to get it started! I will give this honorable club all I have to offer, beginning with the next FUT Champs Cup! ?? pic.twitter.com/FGDg4gjjxj
— Kai’deto’Wollin (@deto_official) March 9, 2018
Deto said in this announcement post on the Man City website: “I’m extremely happy to be stepping into the next chapter of my esports career with Manchester City and at such an exciting time for esports.
“I’m looking forward to getting started in the FUT Champions Cup next month and getting to know the Manchester City fans all over the world.”
Nuria Tarre, Chief Marketing Officer for City Football Group added: “We’re looking forward to seeing Deto in Manchester City colours in tournaments and fan events around the world.
“He has already demonstrated that he can compete amongst the best players, so we can’t wait to see how he progresses.”
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