Update: Neymar showed up at IEM Rio Sparks to attend CS: GO Tournament!
The Brazilian footballer and striker for Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar, attended the IEM Rio 2023 CS:GO Tournament to support FURIA E Sports. He appeared on the official broadcast of the event as the match between Heroic and FURIA began. The winner of the match moved on to face Natus Vincere, while the loser exited the tournament.
On April 20, Neymar played CS:GO alongside Natus Vincere’s sniper Oleksandr s1mple Kostylev. Later, the player showed the statistics of the match. The IEM Rio 2023 took place from April 17-23 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where 16 teams competed for a $250,000 prize pool, as well as a seat at IEM Cologne 2023.
In other news, Team Vitality defeated BIG and advanced to the semi-finals of the IEM Rio 2023 playoffs. Meanwhile, the legend of the world CS:GO village, Oleksandr “s1mple” has posted a photo taken with Brazilian football star Neymar. It is known that the Ukrainian gamer and the Brazilian soccer star have been friends for a while. They gathered at IEM Rio 2023 to attend a show match of the CS:GO game.
Oleksandr “s1mple” is highly regarded among CS:GO legends and has become a household name in the community. The Ukrainian legend is known for his illustrious time at Natus Vincere (Navi) and has broken many records and won many titles with this team.
In addition, s1mple has also been known to be a CS:GO streamer over the years. Similarly, Brazilian football star Neymar Jr. regularly livestreams on Twitch, with CS:GO being his most-streamed game on the platform, according to Twitch Tracker.