Rocket League: an NFL player makes history by signing for a professional team

The fact that an elite athlete is interested in video games, whether for mere hobby or betting on electronic sports, is nothing new. However, Rocket League has been the title chosen for us to witness a historic event: Boston Scott, a professional player for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL (National Football League in United States), has signed on as a member of the eSports team Dignitas. The union between both parties has just given rise to one of the first cases of an active player who combines sports and video games professionally simultaneously.

Among the few cases like this, we can find Diogo Jota (Liverpool), one of the fashionable strikers who already knows what it’s like to participate in a professional FIFA tournament. In fact, the young and talented Portuguese starred in a curious anecdote when leaving an official tournament due to the commitment that his club had with Southampton in the Premier League.

Rocket League, now also on mobile

Last November, Psyonix surprised locals and strangers with its new bet: a version of Rocket League for mobile devices in which aerial goals and mastery of flight through the propellant are the main protagonists. In our review (8 out of 10), we liked “how fun, accessible and addictive” it is, as well as the “speed to find matches and stability” that it offers. A different way of understanding football proposed by one of the most popular games of recent years. You can read the full analysis at the following link.

Rocket League is available completely free (free-to-play with in-app payments) on PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch In addition, the title features cross-platform play.

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