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LA Galaxy sign eSports players Kyle Danese, Bobby Park and Martin Oregel

The LA Galaxy have signed three eSports players for the 2019 eMLS season the club announced today. Kyle Danese, Bobby Park and Martin Oregel will join Giuseppe Guastella for the upcoming season.

Danese, a product of Tustin, Calif., will play under the gamer tag, Evil Slykilla. Since entering the competitive FIFA scene in 2018, the 27-year-old has produced significant accomplishments, including being named a Top 100 player in FIFA 17, 18 and 19.

As a consistently ranked top 100 player worldwide, Park has enjoyed a prolific competitive career. The Los Angeles, Calif., native was a FIFA 19 ESL Continental Cup finalist, FIFA 18 LA Galaxy Tournament qualifier, finalist of the FIFA 17 Qatar Regional and runner-up of FIFA 17 Sydney Regional. Park will play under the gamer tag BenzP7.

Oregel joins the LA Galaxy on loan from NoFuchsGiven eSports, which is owned by Leicester City player Christian Fuchs. He will play under the gamer tag, RemiMartinn. The 21-year-old is a 2019 Romania FUT Champions Cup qualifier, a 2018 FIFA Global Series Playoffs qualifier and a 2018 Manchester FUT Champions Cup Top 8 finisher. Oregel will join fellow LA Galaxy eSports playerGiuseppe Guastella to compete in qualifiers for the FIFA eClub World Cup.

In 2018, the LA Galaxy formed their first-ever eSports team to participate in eMLS, the first competitive league for EA Sports FIFA in North America. Each team in eMLS selects one FIFA player to represent them in the competition, which culminates at eMLS Cup each Spring. Additionally, every rostered eSports player vies for FIFA Pro Points by competing in various EA Sports FIFA 19 events throughout the year, with the goal of reaching the Global Series Playoffs, the main qualification tournament to the 2019 FIFA eWorld Cup.

Name: Kyle Danese
Born: 12/21/1991
Gamertag: Evil Slykilla
Console: Xbox
Home City: Tustin, Calif.
Age: 27

Name: Bobby Park
Born: 5/11/1990
Gamertag: BenzP7

Console: PlayStation®4
Home City: Los Angeles, Calif.
Age: 28

Name: Martin Oregel
Born: 2/16/1997
Gamertag: RemiMartinn
Console: Xbox
​Home City: Los Angeles, Calif.
Age: 21