After announced their entry into the world of Esports last month, Spanish football club Valencia CF introduced today their new League of Legends team at the iconic Mestalla Stadium. The line-up is led by mid laner Isaac “xPePii” Flores and ADC Adrián “Adryh” Pérez, both former players of EU LCS side Giants Gaming. The remainder of the roster is mostly formed by players currently playing in Spain’s top League of Legends league, the División de Honor.
Check out the complete line-up of Valencia:
Top: Francisco Javier “Moryo” Madero Heredia
Jungle: César “Fénec” Bautista García
Jungle: Ignacio “Itsi” García Viñas
Mid: Melvin “StoMe” Spaan
Mid: Isaac “xPePii” Flores Alvarado
ADC: André Marinho “Lastwolf” Falcão Ramos Costa
ADC: Adrián “Adryh” Pérez González
Support: Javier “Reaper” López Campos
“We created a solid squad with players like XPepii and Adryh, who won the División de Honor and the LCS Expansion Tournament,” says Sergio Benet, Valencia’s director of Esports. “We also have the structure and a competent and experienced coaching staff,” continues Benet.
Víctor “Ukelele” Santamaría , the team’s head coach, added saying that “we have a great team to defend the colors of Valencia CF. It is a great responsibility to represent the team, who is now expanding into different areas within Esports.”
The Spanish club is the third European team to create a division of League of Legends, after Beşiktaş Istanbul from Turkey and Germany’s Schalke 04, who are currently competing in the European LCS.
Photo courtesy of Valencia CF