Atlanta United has a chance to lift another trophy as the 2022 eMLS Cup presented by Coca-Cola kicks off this weekend. The event is set to kick off at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 13 at the historic Austin City Limits Live in Austin, Texas as an official event of SXSW.
Paulo Neto will be representing Atlanta United. The Brazilian re-signed with Atlanta United on Nov. 17, 2021 and is one of two esports athletes signed with the club. Neto is currently the 5th seed in the eMLS Cup bracket and will face the winner of the Last Chance Qualifier.
The eMLS Cup consists of North America’s top 12 EA SPORTS FIFA competitors that each represent an MLS club. The athletes will compete live on stage for the final trophy and part of the $35,000 prize. The top three finishers will earn invites to the EA SPORTS FIFA 22 Global Series Playoffs for a chance to compete internationally. Games will be played exclusively on PlayStation 5 consoles.
Fans can attend the event at SXSW for free. Click here to learn more and sign up.
Here are all of the ways to follow along this weekend:
Date: Sunday, March 13
Time: 3 p.m. ET
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