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Meet representatives Diogo Mendes Ferreirinha (PS5) and Donovan Hunt (Xbox)

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With the ePremier League finals taking place between 25-26 March, we profile the gamers seeking glory for their clubs.

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LIVERPOOL

NAME: Diogo Mendes Ferreirinha
AGE: 20
GAMER TAG: Diogo
SOCIAL HANDLE: @DiogoMendess7
CONSOLE: PlayStation 
ePL HISTORY: 2022: Quarter-finals, 2021: Semi-finals, 2019: Semi-finals 

Player Profile: 
From Norwich, the Portuguese 20-year-old has been gaming competitively for five years and reached the Xbox final in 2019. In the past year, he has showcased his talent by winning the FIFAe Club World Series 2022, EU North Playoffs and EA SPORTS FIFAe Nations Series 2022 Europe Playoffs.

Diogo hopes that the extra practice he has been putting in will help him claim his first ePL trophy alongside long-standing team-mate, Tekkz.

Why should people be excited for the ePremier League? 
"Because Liverpool are winning it."

What would it mean to you to win the ePremier League? 
"It would be the happiest moment of my career."

What formation and style of play do you adopt in-game usually? 
"4-2-2-2."

Who is the most underrated Premier League item in FUT 23? 
"Joao Cancelo."

What has been your favourite moment in the ePL so far?
"My win in the Liverpool Club Playoffs."

ePL Invitational Highlights: 
Despite being disappointed with his team in the Under-21 challenge and playing solo due to Tekkz’s absence, Diogo was able to dispatch his Merseyside rivals with a 3-1 victory against Everton.

NAME: Donovan Hunt
AGE: 21
GAMER TAG: Tekkz
SOCIAL HANDLE: @Tekkz 
CONSOLE: Xbox  
ePL HISTORY: 2022: Quarter-finals, 2021: RO16, 2020: Semi-finals, 2019: Winner

Player Profile:
The inaugural ePL champion will be hoping to win his second ePL title. Born in Dawlish, Devon, Liverpool fan Donovan won his first tournament while in education and has played professionally ever since.

Now, known as the most successful EA SPORTS FIFA player of all time, he will represent the Reds for the fifth time and is hoping to regain his status as the best in the UK.

Why should people be excited for the ePremier League?
"You get to watch the best players in the world."

What would it mean to you to win the ePremier League? 
"The first time was so nice, I want to do it twice."

What formation and style of play do you adopt in-game usually? 
"4-2-2-2 - I'm the smartest player in the game."

Who is the most underrated Premier League item in FUT 23? 
"WC Path to Glory Kyle Walker."

What has been your favourite moment in the ePL so far?
"Winning the ePremier League in EA SPORTS FIFA 19."

ePL Invitational Highlights:
Falling victim to illness, Tekkz was absent at the Invitational, but he would have been delighted to watch team-mate, Diogo, bring home the victory in the Under-21 challenge.

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