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Esport: PSG launches internships for young people and "courses for adults" on the game FIFA

2021-11-30T15:13:08.851Z

Located in the Esport industry, Paris Saint-Germain is also opening its video games section to the general public.



After the launch of the first internships on All Saints' Day, Paris Saint-Germain has renewed its wish to open the doors of its Esport section to "

young gamers aged 11 to 17

," a press release informs.

The club of the capital, whose video games branch has just celebrated its 5th anniversary, hopes to continue these courses more regularly during the year 2022 for the youngest, in its studio in Boulogne-Billancourt, in the Hauts- de-Seine.

These sessions take place on the game FIFA, a world benchmark in terms of football simulation, and aim to introduce children and adolescents to the practice of Esport in contact with professional players and coaches.

"Consider Esport like all the other sports sections of the club"

Nadia Benmokhtar, responsible for the development of the PSG brand

However, this experimentation is not prohibited to adults.

"

Courses for adults

" will also be given in a "

desire to organize sessions for young and old

", said Fabien Allègre, director of merchandising and diversification of the PSG brand, during a media event this Tuesday.

Beyond the FIFA game, PSG stands out from other French and European clubs by its presence in other video games that count on the Esport scene: League of Legends, Dota 2 or Brawl Stars, a mobile strategy and shooting game. where PSG was crowned world champion in 2020.

PSG Esport to conquer America

In the long term, PSG hopes that “

Esport is considered like all the other sporting sections of the club

” such as football and handball, presented Nadia Benmokhtar, a former converted footballer responsible for the development of the PSG brand.

If the Parisian club is now implemented in Asia, it still has the North and South American Esport markets to conquer, in an environment where structures are still looking for a profitable business model.

At PSG, we do not give figures, but Fabien Allègre ensures that "

the accounts are in balance

".

By mixing his strike force among young audiences with these new courses, the resident of the Parc des Princes can contribute to the development of Esport in France.

Source: lefigaro

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