The top 5 most successful FIFA esport players
FIFA eSports has been the platform for young ambitious gamers over the years and many have gone from playing for fun to being superstars on a global scale. Check out the top 5 most successful FIFA eSport players, as ranked by us.
#5: Ivan „BorasLegend“ Lapanje – Hashtag United
Coming in at number 5 is Swedish Ivan “BorasLegend” Lapanje, who has been on the cusp of success for the past few years, which is why he scrapes 5th place. Winner of the VGCS (Virgin Gaming Challenge Series) in 2013, he then came 3rd in the ESWC and FIWC, in 2014 and 2016 respectively. He has however tasted victory at Dreamhack (Swedish Championship), three times from 2010 to 2014. He currently represents Hashtag United after signing for them in 2016.
#4: Guiseppe „xGuastellax“ Guastella
Giuseppe “xGUASTELLAx” Guastella entered his first competitive FIFA event in 2009, and is a five time Grand Finalist, finishing in fourth at the FIWC12 in Dubai, and has continued as a competitive player since. Although he failed to advance to the knockout round in the Season 1 Regional Final in Florida he already put in a strong performance in Season 2 qualifying campaign to book a spot at the Season 2 Regional Final, and is planning for a better outcome.
#3: Abdulaziz „MrD0ne“ Alsheri
Abdulaziz “MrD0ne” Alsheri, also known as Mr. Possession, is a five-time FIWC Grand Finalist participant and is the first name in our top 3. He became World Champion in 2015, in his fourth successive year at the Grand Final. Abdulaziz could also be considered as the Champion of the East, as he has been victorious in four Saudi Arabian Championships, three Middle East Championships, as well as one Asian Championship. After missing out on the FIWC16 Grand Final because of problems with his visa, he is back and raring to go, having already booked his place at the FUT Champions Finale in Berlin.
#2: August „Agge“ Rosenmeier – PSG eSports
Number 2 is fan-favorite August “Agge” Rosenmeier who has been crowned Danish Champion an amazing six times, as well as Scandinavian Champion four times. He has experienced an unprecedented amount of success since 2013, participating in the FIWC Grand Final four times and winning in 2014. A year later he won the ESWC, which firmly established him as one of the world’s best. He was signed by PSG eSports in 2016, to top off his rise to stardom.
# 1: Bruce „BruceGrannec“ Grannec
Top spot goes to French-born Bruce “BruceGrannec” Grannec, a legend of the FIFA and PES scene. He began his eSport journey with PES, back in 2006, as he won the PES ESWC and then came runner-up the next year. He’s participated in the FIWC Grand Final four times over the space of five years and has never failed to make it to the Semi-Final stage. He won it in his first time of asking in 2009 and came third in 2010 before taking a year out. He returned with a bang as he came runner-up in 2012, and also won the ESWC that same year. Bruce then went on to clinch his second FIWC title the following year.