Grimy South Football had an opportunity to sit down down with Atlanta United’s eSports athlete Paulo Neto. On this interview, we will be able to dive into Paulo’s background, what it’s love to compete in a large event and the way he prepares, and the way the expansion of gaming and eSports has modified his lifestyles.
Whilst globetrotting world wide enjoying Fifa towards the most productive gamers on the earth is indisputably an awesome lifestyles enjoy, it hasn’t come with out exhausting paintings and the essential effects for Paulo.
After beginning festival in native tournaments in his local Brazil, Neto rose up the ranks and started to compete in larger and extra aggressive tournaments till 2019 when he competed in a world event in Atlanta and signed with Atlanta United in December of that yr.
After the turbulence brought about by means of Covid in a while after Neto’s signing, he has discovered his shape in 2022 in a large means. The eMLS event is damaged up into 3 portions (bring to mind it like Liga MX’s Apertura, Clausura and Liguilla [playoffs]) the place Neto completed as runner up in eMLS League Sequence 1, a semifinalist in eMLS League Sequence 2, after which gained eMLS Cup.
Paulo and Vini Leiva, Atlanta United’s different eSports athlete, each competed within the International Sequence Playoff in London closing week, a contest between the most productive gamers on the earth the place competition can earn a berth to the FIFAe 2022 Global Cup. Paulo completed within the best 32 avid gamers on the earth.
That Global Cup tournament takes position subsequent week, and you’ll observe all of his motion on Atlanta United’s Twitch, in addition to an ongoing behind-the-scenes unique documentary from Atlanta United on their YouTube channel.