Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero’s Kru Esports enters CS2

Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero’s Kru Esports enters CS2

11. March 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

KRU Esports, owned by renowned Argentine footballer Sergio Aguero and partnered with global icon Lionel Messi, has officially entered the realm of Counter-Strike 2 (CS2).

The organization has solidified its presence by signing an Argentine lineup that previously competed together as PUBG Aim, showcasing their ambition to make waves in the CS2 competitive scene.

Strategic Expansion into CS2

Having welcomed Lionel Messi as a partner in November 2023, Sergio Aguero expressed intentions of venturing into CS2 esports in the subsequent year. Now, just four months later, KRU Esports has taken its first steps by assembling an Argentine roster, with plans to establish an academy team in the near future.

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Argentine Talent Takes Center Stage

KRU Esports’ decision to sign an Argentine roster underscores their commitment to nurturing homegrown talent and elevating the region’s presence in the CS2 scene.

The newly formed lineup, comprising former PUBG Aim members, brings a wealth of experience from participating in various CS2 qualifiers, including prestigious tournaments like the PGL CS2 Major Copenhagen 2024 SA RMR Open Qualifier 2 and IEM Chengdu 2024 South America Open Qualifier 1.

KRU Esports CS2 Lineup:

  • Roberto “reversive” Themtham
  • Nicolás “lenci” Lencinas
  • Joaquin “atarax1a” Biglieri
  • Eduardo “laser” Chshekin
  • Sebastian “righi” Righi
  • Ignacio “nch” Devita (Coach)

Paving the Way for Success

While KRU Esports faced setbacks in their initial attempts to enter the CS2 scene, their acquisition of a formidable lineup signals a new chapter for the organization.

With aspirations to replicate their success in Valorant and emerge as a dominant force in Latin American esports, KRU Esports is poised to make significant strides in the competitive CS2 landscape.

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