FIFA eWorld Cup 2019™

FIFA eWorld Cup 2019™

FIFA eWorld Cup 2019

Looking back at the 2v2 Celebrity Tournament

Zak Abel and David Meyler at the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018
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In addition to the professional competitors at the FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final 2018, a number of guests tried their luck in the 2v2 Celebrity Tournament. FIFA.com takes a look back at the mini exhibition competition.

The 2v2 tournament teams:

Team 1
Zak Abel & David Meyler
FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 VIP guest and live act Zak Abel paired up with Republic of Ireland international and FIFA YouTuber David Meyler.

Team 2
Jordan Nobbs & Leah Williamson
Team-mates at Arsenal and the England women’s national team, Jordan Nobbs and Leah Williamson made a formidable duo.

Team 3
'Bateson' & 'castro1021'
The FIFA YouTuber team featured English FIFA YouTuber 'Bateson' and 'castro1021', the world’s most followed FIFA twitch streamer.

Team 4
Brandon Smith & Richard Buckley
The two English commentators of the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018 joined forces to form the fourth team.

Results
England internationals Jordan Nobbs and Leah Williamson took on Brandon Smith and Richard Buckley in the first match, with the experienced commentary duo giving their opponents no chance. In the second clash, Zak Abel and David Meyler were beaten by the FIFA YouTubers.

The line-up for the 2v2 Celebrity Tournament was confirmed: 'Bateson' and 'castro1021' versus Brandon Smith and Richard Buckley. The commentators ultimately prevailed over the FIFA YouTuber team to win the inaugural Celebrity Tournament.

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