Gerard Piqué partners up with Twitch streamer Ibai to bring ‘King’s League’ with a hope to revolutionize football

Gerard Piqué partners up with Twitch streamer Ibai to bring ‘King’s League’ with a hope to revolutionize football

Ibai (L) and Gerard Piqué (R)

Gerard Piqué, now a former footballer who has played for notable club FC Barcelona and Spain as his national team, has already started announcing his other ventures post retirement. One thing is for certain, that one can’t keep the him out of ‘Football’ for long as even before his jersey could catch some dust, he partnered up with Spain’s top streamer Ibai Llanos to announce ‘King’s League’.

The announcement was made on Twitter as well as shared by Ibai on his Twitch channel when he was showcasing the special events to his audience. Gerard Piqué has been in touch with the platform as well as the streamer for quite a while but he has finally found the time to turn his ambition into reality.

A live presentation was also kept for his fans that provided details on ‘King’s League’, a modern kind of football league where streamers will pose as the leaders for their respective clubs. Apart from Spain’s popular streamers, the league will witness Piqué’s former teammates such as Iker Casillas and Kun Agüero.

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What is Gerard Piqué’s new project ‘King’s League’?

Gerard Piqué partners up with Twitch streamer Ibai to bring 'King's League' with a hope to revolutionize football
Gerard Piqué during the presentation

FC Barcelona fans will now see their team’s former center back footballer, live on Twitch often as he has started making his moves on the platform, with the first move being his long-awaited project ‘King’s League’. With a new kind of league that brings streamers and footballers under the same roof, Piqué is planning to provide a whole new definition of football.

During the live presentation, it was stated that the league will commence during early 2023 and will be played on Sundays. Another intriguing thing for the fans is that there will be an opening as well as closing ceremony for King’s League, that might provide a tough competition to other leagues across the world.

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There will be 12 teams initially at King’s League which will either be led by a streamer, footballer or a content creator. The first twelve teams have already been announced-

  • Sayans FC (The Grefg)
  • Swine FC (Ibai Llanos)
  • Ray Barcelona (Spursito)
  • Annihilators (Juan Guarnizo)
  • Kunisports (Sergio Aguero)
  • Ultimate Móstoles (DjMariio)
  • Jijantes FC (Jijantes / Gerard Romero)
  • PIO (Rivers)
  • Los Trunks FC (Perxitaa)
  • The Neighborhood (Adri Contreras)
  • XBuyer Team (Buyer)
  • 1K (Iker Casillas)

It should be noted that this isn’t the first time that Gerard Piqué is collaborating with Ibai Llanos, as the duo have joined hands previously in notable projects such as Balloon World Cup and that has undoubtedly turned out to be a huge success. Fans are therefore waiting to see how King’s League turns out to be.

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