The UK has some top esports professionals competing at the highest level in the League Of Legends European Championships, and the Overwatch League, but there is one pro gamer who stands out above all the rest right now. Not only is 17-year-old Donovan ‘Tekkz’ Hunt currently the best FIFA 19 player in the world, but with five tournament wins behind him this season, some are even calling him the greatest of all time.
However, it’s not just about the personal glory and prize money for Tekkz – on March 28-29 he’s competing for his beloved Liverpool in the first ever ePremier League tournament, and he will also represent England in the upcoming eNations Cup after breezing through qualification without conceding a single goal. Donovan ‘Tekkz’ Hunt, Liverpool and England.
only is 17-year-old Donovan ‘Tekkz’ Hunt currently the best FIFA 19 player in the world
However, despite being the only FIFA 19 player with a 100% tournament qualification record this season, you might argue that Tekkz still needs to win the biggest tournament of them all to be crowned as the GOAT – the FIFA eWorld Cup.
After bursting onto the FIFA scene with a victory in a FUT Champions event in Barcelona, the FIFA eWorld Cup eluded Tekkz last year. In fact, after being knocked out of consecutive tournaments in Manchester and Amsterdam, he didn’t even manage to qualify. So, what is this turnaround in form due to? Has he improved or does FIFA 19 suit his skills?
While Tekkz’s all-round game has got better, he believes that he was unfortunate to miss out on the eWorld Cup last year, but he is determined to take his chances this year