Irving VELAZQUEZ
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Name: 
Irving Velazquez 

Age: 24

Country: Mexico

Occupation: Student 

Hobbies: Read, movies, biking, poker.

Favourite player: Luís Nazário Ronaldo

Favourite team in FIFA 14: Real Madrid

Favourite formation: 4-1-2-1-2

When did you start playing the EA SPORTS™ FIFA series? I started in 2007

What made you decide to participate in the FIWC? 
I decided to qualify when I heard that my friend and teammate, Andrei Vivero, got the second place last year in Madrid, Spain.

What has been your best result at the FIWC leading up to the 2014 edition? 
I qualified for the 2012 Grand Final in Dubai

In your opinion what do you think your chances are in the Grand Final?
I'll try to do my best effort at the games in order to be at the Final.

How does it feel to have secured your seat for the Grand Final? 
I feel relieved because it was a very hard month to qualify. I had to make a lot of sacrifices and now I think it was all worth it.

What do you think it takes to win the Grand Final?
To not play against 'la machine'!

Which team will you be supporting at the FIFA World Cup?
Mexico