Chicharito will lead the MLS esports tournament

NEW YORK: Major League Soccer A five-week esports tournament will begin on Sunday with players like the new LA Galaxy forward Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández , while the sports world adapts to indoor life in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

The eMLS Tournament Special will pair MLS players with their esports counterparts in a one-off elimination competition that will benefit relief efforts for those affected in North America by the pandemic.

The first day of competition in the FIFA 20 tournament will feature Chicago Fire versus FC Cincinnati , before LAFC faces rivals LA Galaxy.

The announcement comes days after the Staying Home Football Cup started on Friday, featuring some of England's best players as the world of football aims to bring the spirit of competition to the digital realm and off the field.

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The eMLS tournament special begins Sunday at 7 p.m. in FS1.

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