LVP chooses Rebels Gaming as the new team for the League of Legends Superliga starting in 2023

The team owned by David De Gea, Manchester United footballer, has been the best valued in the selection process

Rebels Gaming completes the list of ten teams that will compete from 2023 in the most prestigious esports competition in the country

Rebels Gaming will be part of the League of Legends Superliga from 2023. LVP (GRUP MEDIAPRO) has selected the candidacy of the team owned by David De Gea, a Spanish footballer who plays for Manchester United, after an accession process that was opened in the month of September to occupy the place left by G2 Arctic.

Based in Madrid, Rebels Gaming is a multidisciplinary club that, among others, competes in VALORANT’s Rising MediaMarkt Intel, which is also organized by LVP, and in which it was champion in the last Spring Split. In addition, Rebels Gaming has been part of the Superliga Segunda El Corte Inglés, in which the club got to the promotion phase. Currently, Rebels is one of the clubs that participates in the Iberian Cup of League of Legends, in which it is classified for the round of 16; and at VALORANT’s Crossfire MediaMarkt Intel, where he is one of the semi-finalists.

As of 2023, the Madrilean team will be one of the members of the Superliga along with Giants, Movistar Riders, UCAM Tokiers, Barça eSports, Fnatic TQ, Heretics, Finetwork KOI, BISONS ECLUB and Guasones, recently promoted from the Superliga Segunda El Corte Inglés.

“We welcome Rebels Gaming to the League of Legends Superliga. They have a value proposal and a medium and long-term plan, from an economic, sports, communication and content point of view, which will surely help the Superliga to reach the next level. From LVP, we thank the rest of the clubs that have submitted their candidacy to be part of the most prestigious eSports competition in the country"

“We are delighted that Rebels Gaming is joining the League of Legends Superliga. It is an important step for the club's strategy. We were already in the biggest VALORANT regional league and being part of the League of Legends one was a natural step for the club. We arrive to work hard and earn our spot on the scene”, explains David De Gea, president of the club.

The League of Legends Superliga, which closed 2022 with 25.8 million cumulative unique viewers and 10.9 million hours watched, returns in January 2023 for the start of its Spring Split, in which Heretics will defend the title of champion conquered in Madrid last August.

About LVP: LVP (Liga de Videojuegos Profesional) is one of the largest operators of video game tournaments in the world and the largest eSports organization in the Spanish language. Through its offices in Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and Mexico, LVP has a presence in more than 30 countries, organizing the most prestigious national tournaments (such as the Superliga in Spain or the Master Flow League in Argentina) and major international tournaments. The company operates online tournament platforms (ArenaGG), manages events for third parties (such as the eLaLiga Santander for LaLiga and Electronic Arts) and distributes global events such as the League of Legends European Championship© in Spanish. Part of GRUP MEDIAPRO, LVP also provides event production, advertising and audiovisual production services, covering all aspects of the eSports ecosystem.