Earlier on Tuesday afternoon, Corinthians announced the creation of a section dedicated exclusively to esports. Previously, electronic methods were associated with the Department of Marketing, Communication and Innovation.
According to a statement issued by the club, the creation of the department aims to satisfy the passion for virtual sports, in order to “establish new relationships with a crowd that takes Corinthians in its soul”. In addition, the club also intends to develop revenue opportunities in a strategic market.
Donato Fota will lead this expansion of major esports platforms. Most recently, Fota managed Corinthians’ land sports division.
It is worth noting that Corinthians won the Free Fire World Cup in 2019 and the Brazilian PES 21 X11 in 2020. The club also won virtual competitions in motorsports. In 2021, Timão finished LBFF 6 in fifth place overall.
Since the creation of Corinthians Free Fire, in 2019, the team has won nearly two million subscribers in Youtube, more than three million followers on Instagram, 104 thousand no Facebook social networking site And 249 thousand in Twitter. newly, The team had an exchange in the company that runs the organization.
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