The rise of e-Sports in Brazil - and how football clubs are getting on board

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Published: Friday, 20 July 2018. Written by Mariana Rosignoli No Comments

E-sports are becoming increasingly popular around the world, and it is no different in Brazil. The industry has grown exponentially, and according to the Brazilian Association of Games Developers (Abragames), more than 61 million Brazilians now participate in online and electronic games.1 A recent infographic from the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) estimated that the industry generated 1.3 Billion BRL (34 million dollars) in 2017.2

This blog gives a brief insight into e-sports Brazil. It looks at how Brazil’s football clubs are ensuring that they don’t miss out; and what the key legal issues are for the burgeoning industry.

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Mariana Rosignoli

Mariana Rosignoli

Mariana is partner at S. Santos Rodrigues Lawyers, a firm based in Brazil. Mariana advises on sponsorship, image rights, employment  contracts, investments, disciplinary, athletes taxation and  organization (documents) of clubs, leagues and related.

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