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Liverpool FC legend Virgil van Dijk invests in Tundra Esports

Liverpool FC legend Virgil van Dijk invests in Tundra Esports and becomes its new ambassador and shareholder.

According to the press release, Virgil van Dijk will help elevate and grow the overall Tundra brand whilst providing support and mentorship to the organisation’s professional esports players.

British grime artist and existing ambassador for Tundra, P Money, has also released his new song, OUTPLAYED, the first official grime competitive gaming song.

Cleverly, P Money featured the exclusive announcement of Virgil Van Dijk investing in Tundra Esports.

Who is Virgil Van Dijk?

Virgil is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Liverpool FC and the Netherlands national team.

Considered one of the best defenders in the world, Van Dijk is known for his strength, leadership and aerial ability.

At least that’s what Wikipedia says.

Virgil van Dijk
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What does it mean?

Virgil’s investment in Tundra Esports signals the increasing interest of traditional sports players within the esports realm.

Many other footballers like David Beckham and Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior have invested in esports.

Football clubs are no exception since clubs like Paris Saint-Germain FC, AS Monaco, etc., have dipped their toes into esports to capture the ever-evolving industry.

Traditional sports clubs and players foraying into esports is just the beginning.

It will be intriguing to see how it unfolds in the future.

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