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Fortnite: 8-year-old signs professional contract worth $ 33,000

Denise Bergert

In the USA, the 8-year-old Fortnite player "33 Gosu" signed a professional contract with the eSports organization Team 33.

Enlarge"33 Gosu" is one of the youngest professional esports athletes in the world.

As Team 33 announced at the weekend, the professional eSports team Team 33 has added one of the youngest Fortnite players to their professional player list. Joseph Deen is a tender eight years old and is known in the Fortnite community under the player name "33 Gosu". Joseph signed a $ 33,000 pro contract with Team 33 and received $ 5,000 pro gaming gear as a welcome gift.

"For me a dream has come true!" , Deen comments on his inclusion in Team 33. "While many other teams didn't take me seriously because of my age, Team 33 discovered me at Fortnite and let me study and train every day. I couldn't be happier to be an official team member now." At eight years old, Deen is one of the youngest players to ever sign a professional esports contract. He has been training with Team 33 for two years. According to their own statements, Team 33 sees a lot of potential in young players. It is particularly important to train them from a young age. Deen has been practicing with Team 33 since he was six years old. This step has been criticized by eSports attorney Ryan Fairchild, among others, who in his tweet refers to other eSports teams that have violated the age guidelines for the employment of minors.