Everything you need to know about Kings World Cup in Mexico

Everything you need to know about Kings World Cup in Mexico

Come and (re)experience the amazing comeback of Foot2rue, Amine's French team, at the Kings World Cup in Mexico. 🇲🇽 I Love Mexico was live at the event!

⚽️ Where does the Kings League come from?

Soccer has changed

Before becoming the Kings World Cup at MexicoThe Kings League was born of a reflection on the evolution of modern soccer. Gerard Piqué wanted to respond to a frequent criticism: traditional soccer can sometimes become boring, with its 90-minute matches often devoid of striking events. For Piqué, it was time to offer a new approach to the game. new soccershorter, more intense, and above all adapted to the Twitch generation. The Kings Leagueavailable free of charge on platforms such as YouTube, TikTokand above all Twitchwas designed to appeal to the ultra-connected young audience. 🎮

How do the Kings League rules work?

The Kings League is distinguished by its original, up-to-the-minute rules. Each match is played in two 20-minute halves and includes surprising elements such as "secret weapon" cards, which allow teams to gain unique strategic advantages, such as penaltys or temporary exclusions of opposing players. These rules add an element of surprise and suspense to every match, making every encounter unpredictable and exciting. 🎲⚽

  • 🃏 Secret weapons" cards Special bonuses such as an immediate penalty or the temporary exclusion of an opposing player.
  • ⏱️ 40-minute matches Two 20-minute halves, for a more dynamic format.
  • 👥 Team Presidents These are often stars or influential streamers who play an active role in the team's strategy.
  • 7-a-side soccer Matches are played with teams of 7 players, including amateurs, former professionals and streamers.
  • 🏆 Price The winning team takes home a million-dollar prize.
Everything you need to know about Kings World Cup in Mexico

First editions of the Kings League in Spain

The first edition of the Kings League in Spain followed a season format divided into two parts: the Winter Split and Summer Split (also known asApertura and Clausura). Teams play an 11-day championship before moving on to the playoffs. Matches are short, with only 40 minutes of play per game, but intense. For the final, over 95,000 spectators attended the Barcelona's Camp Nouwhere the El Barrio triumphed over Aniquiladores. This success proved that the Kings League could be a hit with a wide audience, with millions of views on Twitch. 🏟️🎥

Some teams and their presidents:

  • El Barrio Adri Contreras, streamer
  • Aniquiladores Juan Guarnizo, streamer
  • Saiyans FC : TheGrefg, streamer
  • 1K FC Iker Casillas, former professional player
  • Kunisports Sergio Agüero, former professional player and streamer
  • Porcinos FC Ibai Llanos, streamer

Building on this success in Spain, the Kings League has also expanded into South America with the Kings League Americaa second edition has already been staged in Spain, and even a women's competition with the Queens League. 🌍🏅

Gérard Piqué has announced that Kings League in France will arrive in 2025! 🇫🇷

🇲🇽 How will the Kings World Cup play out in Mexico?

Broadcast and date of the Kings World Cup in Mexico

Visit Kings World Cup will take place from sunday may 26, 2024 at Saturday, June 8, 2024. The competition will start at Mexico City and the final will take place in MonterreyAndré-Pierre Gignac's rival club. 🌆🏟️

Broadcasting will be carried out on Twitch and it promises to be a hit! 📺🎮

For French viewers, the competition will be broadcast on M6 + and team matches Foot2Rue will be broadcast on the streamer's channel AmineMaTue.

The rules of the Piqué World Cup in Mexico

The Kings World Cup in Mexico has a special format that makes it a truly unique event. unique competition and exciting. Here are the key points of the rules:

  • ⏱️ Match duration Each match is played in two 20-minute halves.
  • 🃏 Secret weapons" cards Special cards are selected before the match and can be used from the second half onwards. Here are a few examples:
    • 🃏 Gol Double card For 4 minutes, goals count double.
    • 🚫 "Sanction" card Temporary suspension of an opposing player for 4 minutes (except the goalkeeper).
    • ⚽ Penalty card Standard penalty drawer.
    • ⭐ Star player card The first goal scored by a player designated by his coach counts double.
    • 🔄 Comodín card Use any of the cards described above or steal an opponent's card.
  • 👥 Chairmen Team presidents may take a "president's" penalty kick at any time between the 5th and 18th minute of the first half, or between the 20th and 38th minute of the second half.
  • 🕹️ Start of matches The ball is released from a cage in the middle of the pitch, 5 metres above the ground, and the players run to retrieve it.
  • ⚖️ End of matches If the score is tied at the end of regulation time, a penalty shootout determines the winner.
Everything you need to know about Kings World Cup in Mexico

Tournament format: What is the Swiss format?

The tournament will take place in several phases, with a first phase of group matches followed by a knockout phase. Here's an overview of the schedule:

  • 🔄 Preliminary phase Redemption Games" on May 25 at Kings League Arena, London Mexico City. The last four Spanish teams and the last four American teams compete for a place among the 32 participating teams.
  • 📅 Main phase From May 26 to June 8, teams compete in a Swiss system to qualify for the Round of 16.
  • 🏆 Final phase The round of 16 and quarter-finals take place at the Kings League Arena. The semi-finals and final are played at Monterrey's BBVA Stadium, with a capacity of over 53,500 spectators.

Visit Swiss system is a type of tournament used to organize competitions with a large number of participants in a limited number of matches. Here's how it works:

  • Initial phase Teams play two matches in the first round.
    • 📊 Match 1 All teams play.
    • 📊 Match 2 The winners of the first match play each other, and the losers as well.
  • Qualification Teams with two wins qualify directly for the Round of 16.
  • Dams Play-offs: Teams who have won just one match face off in a play-off to determine who advances to the last 16.
  • Direct disposal The rest of the tournament follows a classic knockout format, with round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and a final.

This system ensures that every team has a fair chance to progress in the tournament, while keeping the public excited and interested with fast-paced, dynamic matches. 🎯🏆

⭐️ Meet the stars at the Kings World Cup Mexico

Who's taking part in the Kings World Cup Mexico?

The Kings World Cup Mexico has pulled out all the stops in terms of stars from all over the world, and it's ultra intelligent. The selection rules go through a draft where the teams from each country are formed on the basis of sporting talent and complementarity, bringing together magnificently :

  • 🏆 former pro players
  • ⚽ futsal players
  • 🎩 freestylers
  • 🌟 amateur players
  • 🎮 soccer influencers
  • 📺 streamers.

And like a real sporting competition, we don't forget the technical staff, the coach, the physical trainer; a small world that becomes a family to regale you throughout the competition.

Everything you need to know about Kings World Cup in Mexico

The star presidents of the Kings World Cup:

Piqué :

He created this baby. It was all in his head, he wanted to be president of Barça one day, but in the end, the ideas of new soccer were too strong and he decided to create this competition.

  • 🎾 Piqué is one of the greatest businessmen of his generation: he manages Kosmos Tennis, and the Davis Cup, and yes, you heard right!
  • 💰 And that's not all: the businessman has varied business interests: NFT, audio production, real estate, and he's even studied for a master's in business at Harvard.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, king of kings :

Zlatan will be "King of Kingsthe central figure of the Kings World Cup. Known for his legendary career, he shared his first impressions, saying he was delighted with the role. He promises to bring his charismatic touch to the competition.

⭐️ The living legend, has played for clubs such as Ajax, Inter, AC Milan, Barcelona and PSG. He has won numerous titles, including national championships and international trophies. And when he says he's going to impress you, he means it!

Teams and players at the Kings World Cup in Mexico

32 teams from all over the world are taking part, and here are a few to follow with their stars:

🇫🇷 Team France : Foot2rue

  • Chairman : Aminematuethe most famous French streamer with millions of subscribers on Twitch and YouTube.
  • Trainer : Square Feetamateur trainer and tactical influencer on social networks.
  • Stars : Nasri (ex City, Arsenal, OM), Menez (ex PSG, Milan, Rome), ❌ Rami, 2018 world champion (Rami's participation was unfortunately cancelled by the Kings World Cup due to the timing of the announcement).
  • Amateur players Selected from 30,000 applicants, including Abdel Medioub (former Algerian international) and Chendri from Barça's Masia.

🇧🇪 Team Belgium : Deptostra FC

  • Chairmen Céline Dept and Eden Hazard.
  • Stars Eden Hazard and his brother Ethan, Yannis Salibur (ex Mallorca), Thomas Chasneau

🇬🇧 UK team: FIVE FC

  • Chairmen Rio Ferdinand, Manchester United legend, and Jeremy Linch, content creator with over 11 million subscribers on YouTube.

🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia team: SHoNgxBoNg

  • Stars Players selected from among the best in their country, influenced by the presence of stars like Neymar, Cristiano, and Benzema in the Saudi league.

🇮🇹 Team Italy: Stallions

  • Chairman Tumblurr, Italian content creator and influencer.
  • Stars Francesco Totti and Radja Nainggolan.

🇹🇷 Team Turkey: LIMON FC

  • Chairman Elraenn, a popular content creator in Turkey.
  • Stars Players from the various divisions of Turkish soccer.

🇺🇦 Ukraine team

  • Chairmen Andry Shevchenko and Leb1ga, Ukrainian soccer legend and influencer.
  • Stars Konoplyanka, Pyatov, Srna, Chygrynskyi, Marlos Romero, Voronin.

🇨🇴 Team Colombia: Medallo City

  • Chairman Maluma, famous Colombian singer.

🇩🇪 German team: YOUNIORS FC

  • Chairmen Mario Götze, current Eintracht Frankfurt player and 2014 world champion, and Younes, streamer with over 20 million subscribers on YouTube.

🇧🇷 Brazil team: FURIA FC

  • Chairmen Neymar Jr, Falcão, and Brazilian content creator O Estagiário.

🇦🇷 Argentina team : Kunisports

  • Chairman Kun Agüero, Argentine soccer legend.
  • Stars Nolito, former Manchester City and Celta Vigo player.

🇲🇽 Team Mexico : Raniza FC

  • Chairman Germán Garmendia, famous YouTuber, and Alana, Mexican soccer influencer with 2 million subscribers.
  • Stars : Several former Mexican national team players.

🇪🇸 Spanish team: Porcinos FC

  • Chairman Ibai Llanos, one of Spain's biggest streamers and influencers.Stars Various Spanish professional players and influencers.

💰 Our prediction :

Victory for ...the Team France : Foot2rue  of Amine, Nasri and company! 🇫🇷 Bring the cup home

🎥 I Love Mexico at the Kings World Cup: Follow the event with us!

TheI Love Mexicoas well as thousands of expatriates and foreigners.Foreign students in Mexicowill be on hand to experience this incredible competition and dream alongside all these stars. 🎉

📍 We'll be at Mexico City between two tacosready to watch the French team's first match. 🌮🎉

  • Foot 2 rue will face PIO FC (who just won their Play Off against Los Chamos) on Monday May 27 at 2 p.m. to the KL Arena. Follow the match live on Kings League Twitch and on the Amine's Twitch.
  • Immediately afterwards, don't miss the match between Kunisports and Five FC. Agüero and Ferdinandtwo legends from City and Unitedwill go head-to-head in an epic duel! ⚔️🏆
Kings World Cup in Mexico: I Love Mexico will be there!

Good plan: There's still tickets available ! 🎟️ For those visiting CDMXor exchange students in Mexico don't miss this chance to see your idols in action and experience the Kings World Cup live.

⚠️ Update : next match wednesday, may 29, 2 p.m. against Mexico's Caligari plush for qualification to the last 8
❌ Despite another remontada, Foot2rue lost to Peluche Caligari. Next mission Sunday against FC Muchachos for the last chance match!

We'll be there, every step of the way, to keep you up to date with all the latest news, results and surprises from this extraordinary competition. 💬📸 Stay connected with I Love Mexico so you don't miss a thing about this exceptional adventure. 🌐

Whether you're a soccer fan, a spectacle enthusiast or simply curious, the Kings World Cup in Mexico is the event not to be missed. So get ready for some unforgettable moments and follow us on this incredible journey!

Don't miss our summary of the different days of the Kings World Cup in Mexico:

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