Gerard Pique, a restless soul in the world of football and business, did not take long to announced his new big project after retiring from playing. Together with the very well-known Ibai Llanos, he has brought out The Kings League. It is a league where streamers and ex-players are in charge of 12 clubs which will fight for glory in Barcelona every Sunday from January 2023.
To learn about its' format, all the details are on their website. There will be a normal phase of 11 matchdays after which there will be a play-off for the title. The game will all be on the same days and it is quite likely that there will be some surprises. The competition's main leader, Pique, already said in an interview with Ibai that it would not do the best sport in the world any harm to add in a few twists to make it interesting.
When are the games? As mentioned previously, they will take place every Sunday starting in January 2023 in Barcelona, until they have played all 11 matchdays before the play-offs. There are still two months before it kicks off and each team's leader are exploring the transfer market to strengthen their squads. Chicharito Hernandez, for example, is one of the possiblities.
How can I watch The Kings League? You will be able to watch live, for free, on a Twitch stream, as well as on the streamers' platforms, such as YouTube, as it is the base for some participants such as DjMaRiiO, so there will at least of the games shown there. The commentary will be selected from open entries.