Football stars to contest #StayHomeWithPES Tournament
Griezmann, Pjanić, and Leno amongst the star names set to compete in this weekend's online event.
This weekend, starting at 5pm BST / 6pm CEST on Sunday, April 26, players from eleven major teams will compete in a new online tournament hosted by Konami, called the #StayHomeWithPES Tournament.
Playing this year's iteration of the game, eFootball PES 2020, a number of high profile players, including FC Barcelona striker Antoine Griezmann, Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno, and Juventus player Miralem Pjanić, will compete for the glory of their club, with the action due to take place over on YouTube.
"I'm a huge PES fan," Miralem Pjanić said of the event. "I'm excited to be part of this tournament and play the game on such a stage. It's going to be a lot of fun. For me anyway."
Several players get a bye in the first round, for example, Pjanić's first match will be a quarter-final against either Celtic's Odsonne Edouard or FC Schalke's Nassim Boujellab. You can see all the match-ups in the graphic below. Before that, though, here are all the contestants and their respective teams:
⦁ FC Barcelona - Antoine Griezmann
⦁ Juventus - Miralem Pjanić
⦁ Manchester United - Scott McTominay
⦁ Arsenal - Bernd Leno
⦁ FC Bayern - Javi Martínez
⦁ FC Schalke 04 - Nassim Boujellab
⦁ AC Milan - Rafael Leão
⦁ Inter - Sebastiano Esposito
⦁ Celtic FC - Odsonne Edouard
⦁ Rangers FC - Greg Stewart
⦁ Zenit - Aleksei Sutormin