Last weekend, professional FIFA 23 player Cecilia was crowned champion of the ECL Global FIFA Lan Final, the first women’s world championship in the EA Sports game series. In addition to Cecilia, two other Brazilian players participated in this unprecedented eSports competition held in London, England.
Cecilia, a player for the Hummer Esports team, performed impressively in the group stage of the FIFA 23 Women’s World Cup. At the end of the first stage, Cecilia ended up at the top of Group B, with four wins, one draw and only one defeat.
In the knockout phase, Cecilia faced and beat the British Lisa in the quarterfinals, in addition to the Portuguese Diana, from Benfica, in the semifinal. In the big decision, Cecilia dominated the match and had no trouble beating the German Fabienne by 5-1 on aggregate. With this victory, Cecilia won the inaugural ECL Global FIFA Lan Final title and the third FIFA World Title for Brazil.
On social media, Cecilia celebrated this historic achievement and expressed gratitude for the support received from the Brazilian delegation and the organization of the unprecedented event.
In addition to Cecilia, two other Brazilian players also participated in the ECL Global FIFA Lan Final. Jenni Maia, representing the R10 Team, which is Ronaldinho Gaúcho’s esports organization, reached the quarterfinals of the FIFA 23 competition. Thata Gamer was eliminated in the group stage. These Brazilian players showed their ability and represented the country well in the tournament.
Player excluded from FIFA 23 after match-fixing controversy
Due to a sports betting related controversy and his suspension from football related activities for eight months, Brentford striker Ivan Toney has suffered an additional punishment: he has been removed from the FIFA 23 game by EA Sports. This decision means that players will no longer be able to use Ivan Toney in the popular world-renowned soccer game.
Prior to this exclusion, Ivan Toney had an initial overall rating of 77 in FIFA 23. In Ultimate Team mode, he had been recognized by being included in the Team of the Week once, with an 81 rating card, and also participated in the “Rulebreakers” event, receiving a rank 85 card, which was his best available item in the football game.