The Iranian team is the new soccer world champion after defeating Brazil in the final of the Global eSports Games in Istanbul and in which Uruguay obtained the bronze medal.
3.500 kilometers from Doha, where this Sunday Argentina and France will decide who wins the World Cup, the virtual cup already has an owner: Iran, represented by Hassan Pajani, defeated in the e-soccer final, the best of three games , to Brazil, represented by Eduardo Spek de Freitas and who, as will happen in Qatar with France, defended the title won in the previous edition.
The first match was won by Brazil on penalties, but in the following two matches Iran was vastly superior and won the planetary title.
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In the definition for the bronze medal, Uruguay, represented by Willams Freire Méndez, obtained the victory by beating Turkey by 2 games to 0, who competed with the player Arda Yildiz.
Brazil 🇧🇷 is Vice Champion and Uruguay 🇺🇾 achieves the Bronze medal in @Play_eFootball of the Global Esports Games in Istanbul Turkey 🇹🇷.- Panam Sports (@PanamSports) December 16, 2022
The Champion was Iran 🇮🇷 who defeated the Brazilian representative 2-1 in the final.
Exciting first day of competition in #Istanbul2022 pic.twitter.com/yhoBIAyIMC
The eSports Global Games have the participation of more than 300 athletes from 65 countries.
The good results of the South American players in this event anticipate a high level of competition next year at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games.