U.C. Sampdoria are the first club in Italy to get involved in eSports. Mattia Guarracino, alias Lonewolf92, has been crowned Italian champion on several occasions and will represent the Blucerchiati at major domestic and international tournaments.
The club run by Massimo Ferrero – who have also agreed a partnership agreement with Esports Academy, a company affiliated with GEC that specialises in video games – will promote a number of activities to help eSports grow. These include video tutorials on Samp TV and fun video content featuring the best teams in Europe.