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In addition to the 1.2 million people who attended the “Eleven All Stars” match on Twitch, nearly 20,000 viewers also gathered at the Jean Bouin Stadium in Paris for this event hosted by streamer AmineMaTué.
ENTERTAINMENT – This is a new record for French-speaking Twitch. With a peak of almost 1.2 million people in front of their screens and 20,000 spectators gathered in a Parisian stadium, France-Spain, the real football match between ” streamers entered the history of the French web this Saturday November 19th. This event called “Eleven All Stars” and organized by AmineMaTué thus dethroned the GP Explorer and its one million viewers in real time, the previous benchmark.
The score (France won 2-0) and the level of this “Eleven All Stars” are anecdotal. The important thing is elsewhere: these gamers who share and comment on their matches live in front of thousands of spectators are now organizing their own sports competitions between content creators. And they attract an audience worthy of the great traditional competitions.
It could even be 1,200,000!!! 🔥https://t.co/jSSdCJpuak
— Samuel Etienne (@SamuelEtienne)
“ We want to show you values, content in a healthy way”, said organizer AmineMaTué in an emotional speech. On Twitter, the journalist Samuel Étienne, also used to the streaming platform, welcomed “the beauty of the french creek” and a new record ” incredible “.
In October, the GP Explorer, a circuit car race organized by youtuber Squeezie and his team, gathered almost 40,000 spectators in the stands of the Bugatti circuit in Le Mans and one million viewers on Twitch. 22 pilots “influencers” then he competed in a 15-lap Grand Prix in Formula 4 cars.
A strong signal sent to the professional leagues
On the eve of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, streamers from France and Spain staged a first-ever football match of such magnitude this time around. On site, we could have imagined ourselves in front of professionals. The Jean-Bouin stadium, a stone’s throw from the Parc des Princes, was sold out (seats sold between 15 and 53 euros), the referees were there and including video referee equipment, 24 cameras, sponsors on the lawn and on the platform Twitch, as well as media partner: Canal+.
AND IT’S GOOOOO #ElevenAllStars 🇫🇷 https://t.co/NByll8eznX
— AmineMaTueTV 😞🌧 (@AmineMaTueTV)
Without forgetting faces familiar to football fans. Like the commentator Alexandre Ruiz, former face of beIN Sport’s flagship, and on the lawn the Canal + troublemaker Laurent Paganelli. “pay” he thus carried out his interviews with the players on the bench during the game, as usual, in his enhanced style.
THREAD: The best moments of the Amine France – Spain event 🇫🇷🇪🇸 #FRAESP https://t.co/me3NTiC8nt
— Mohaasko🪁 (@mohaasko)
And there’s no shortage of bad gestures either: heavy contact between players, a red card for a Spaniard and opposing players who attack a linesman, forcing the organizers not to play a last minute that has become too tense.
On the lawn were the stars of Twitch and more generally of social networks: AmineMaTué and her 1.4 million followers on Twitch obviously, in the position of center forward, such as the star Youtuber Carlito in the center of defense, but also Michou, Inoxtag , Domingo or former FIFA world champion Bruce Grannec. In the ranks of Spain there was also DjMaRiiO, renowned Youtuber.
2-0!!!!!! 🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 There’s a difference between those who provoke and those who play! 🔥 #ElevenAllStars https://t.co/GPyN0fD7wo
— AmineMaTueTV 😞🌧 (@AmineMaTueTV)
As a bonus, a mini-rap concert, featuring big names like Niska and Gazo, among others, served as the curtain call. A strong signal sent to the professional leagues, which sometimes struggle to attract the public who got excited in front of the streamers’ match this Saturday.
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