Barça members and supporters can compete for a place in the Barça team of video gamers and play against the best clubs in the world
Players must join up at www.onlinechampions.com to apply to face other players from all over the world
The Liga Digital, a pioneering global competition will bring the BBVA Liga and the Liga Adelante into the world of computer gaming. Players must sign up for one of the 42 clubs in the top two Spanish divisions and can then represent their club in either the academy league or the first team. All the activities of Barça’s video gamers team can be followed at www.onlinechampions.com, a social network for digital football enthusiasts. The best video gamers from across the world will be battling to form part of Barça’s team and there will be scouts out looking for the best players to join the first team squad.
The video gamers academy at Barça will follow the spirit of La Masia, with not just competition, but also training. All the players registered for FC Barcelona in the Liga Digital will have classes and advice to help them develop their game playing skills. Players in the first team squad for FC Barcelona will play in the Liga Digital whilst the academy players will compete in the Liga Academy.
From July 2nd, the 2012/13 pre-season begins and all players signed up under the FC Barcelona name will play for a place in the first team squad to defend the Barça colours in the LIGA DIGITAL.
Anybody can sign up for the FC Barcelona video gamers team . The competition allows players to compete online with their computer or console for FC Barcelona. The players who form a part of the FC Barcelona digital football team will come up through the academy and those who perform best may be selected to represent the first team in the league championship.