A World Balloon World Cup: What is Gerard Piqué’s crazy new project?

A World Balloon World Cup: What is Gerard Piqué’s crazy new project?

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The footballer Gerard Piqué and the Spanish streamer Ibai Llanos they got back together on Twitch to announce your new project: the Balloon World Cup, the first balloon world cup.

The contest It will be held on October 14 in Barcelona, Spain, and will last between four and five hours. What’s more, men and women will be able to compete.

“There will be 16 teams, mainly from Latin America and Europe. We would also like some Asian: China and Japan, for example, “he said. Ibai on her Twitch channel.

During transmission, Piqué said: “I think all the big countries will be represented. It will depend on the people who show up ”.

Game mechanics

The parties will be constituted by eight contestants, in one-on-one duels. The objective is prevent the balloon from touching the ground in three rounds.

The game will take place inside a chamber, in which any element may be used as an obstacle, with the exception of the opponent’s body. There will even be VAR.

“We want it to be for real. It is true that it is made of balloons, but what we want is that people take it seriously and he can represent his country ”, warned the Barcelona center-back.

How did the idea come about?

It all started with a video that went viral on social media, in which two people they play to hit a balloon and try not to touch the ground.

In this sense, Piqué and Ibai decided to unify efforts to organize the worldial of balloons. Those interested in participating can fill out a registration form.

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