Lionel Messi becomes co-owner of KRÜ Esports

On stage VALORANTThe off-season is usually a time of grandiose announcements in connection with the mercato. For KRÜ EsportsNo player changes were included in the latest press release. Recently, the Argentinian organisation revealed that Lionel Messi is now co-owner, alongside Sergio Kun Agüero.

Founded in 2020 by the former professional footballer Sergio Kun AgüeroKRÜ Esports is an organisation that focuses on content creation and esports. Since January 2021, the organisation has been working on Valorant, the FPS from Riot Games.

His team quickly established itself as one of the best in the LATAM region, playing on the official Valorant Champions Tour. On his first appearance, she reached Valorant Championsthe ultimate tournament for the world's most successful teams, and even took the coveted 3/4th place.

Last year, KRÜ joined the new system of international leagues, becoming part of the League of the Americas. Unfortunately, the 2023 season was particularly difficult. The team did not win a single match in its league, in nine games. And yet, Klaus, Mazino, NagZ, delz1k and keznit ended the year on a high, qualifying once again for the Valorant Champions, thanks to their spectacular and unexpected victory in the Last Chance Qualifier.

At a time when many teams are only just announcing their new rosters for the VCT 2024, KRÜ Esports has already announced the players who will be taking part. who will represent her next year since mid-October. However, she did not fail to draw attention to herself after her latest announcement.

On Tuesday 7 November, the company unveiled its new co-ownerwho is none other than the famous footballer, Lionel Messi. The latter is not just joining KRÜ Esport, but esport in general. We're seeing more and more celebrities from the world of sport taking an interest in this field, like Usain Bolt with Wylde structure.

In the official statementSergio Kun Agüero expressed his delight at the agreement, highlighting the values promoted by Lionel Messi in particular: "It's an honour to have him as part of the KRÜ. He's the best footballer in history, but he's also a great friend. His presence is important because he conveys values such as perseverance, humility and resilience. He's a character who inspires everyone and who will bring a lot to the stage in general.