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2020/21 ePL finalists: Diogo 'FalconsDiogo' Mendes (CHE)

14 Mar 2021

Get to know Chelsea's Xbox representative in the EA SPORTS FIFA 21 tournament

With the ePremier League finals taking place between 23-26 March, we profile the remaining gamers.

Diogo Mendes (CHE)

Diogo is currently ranked in Europe's top 25 after competing in every FIFA qualifier. He was also ranked in the world's top four last year.

From Norwich, the 18-year-old has been gaming competitively for two years and reached the Xbox final in 2019. 

Diogo hopes that the extra practice he has been putting in will help him claim his first ePL trophy.

Get to know Diogo

Are you a Chelsea fan, and how does it feel to be playing in the ePL finals for them? 

It's great to be representing Chelsea, especially when my boss is Cesar Azpilicueta, who is the club captain. He is also the current first-team player I would most like to meet.

Who is your favourite player in FIFA 21? 

Yashin, the best goalkeeper on the game.

Which team would you most like to beat in the final? Which FIFA player is your biggest rival? 

Spurs and their ePL finalist, ELVNS Stokes.

What has been the most exciting thing about competing in ePL and the most memorable match so far? 

I like the fact that it's a domestic competition, which means that most of your friends are playing in it. My best match has got to be the semi-final of the playoffs when I won 12-2. 

What would it mean for you to win the ePL title? 

Winning a first trophy would always be the most special one. 

Social media handles

Twitter: @DiogoMendess7 Instagram: @diogomendess7

See: How they qualified 

Meet: 2020/21 ePL finalists

Fans in the UK can watch the finals on Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport online. They will also be shown on Premier League channels and EA SPORTS' FIFA Twitch channel, as well as being made available to viewers around the world by international licensees.

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