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Everything You Need To Know About The Funky Video Game Celebrations Sweeping World Football

In December of 2000, when up-and-coming Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz was barely walking, a film by the name of “Battle Royale” was released in Japan. In it, middle school students were dropped off at an island where they were forced to kill each other until only one survived. From those grisly beginnings formed the basis for an odd trend in Fortnite soccer celebrations from players around the world, Havertz included.

The Fortnite Craze Has Infiltrated The World Of Professional Soccer To Hilarious Effect

You been playing Fortnite? That’s pretty original of you to be doing that. I too tried my hand at the ridiculously popular co-op sandbox survival game and got my ass kicked, although it’s the friends we meet along the way that help us appreciate the journey. 

I met some good friends who I no longer speak to.

Anyway, there are two soccer pitches inside the Fortnite map (one of the outdoor variety, one of the indoor), and you can even kick a ball around while scoring triggers a little bit of CenturyLink Field-esque pyrotechnics. 

Which eMLS Gamer Would We Back To Kill A Wolf In Single Combat?

It’s the debate that was probably triggered by Liam Neeson’s outstanding performance in The Grey: could a man, equipped with only his wit, will to survive and a totally healthy sense of self-worth, kill a wolf in single combat? For Neeson, the answer was yes, although an entire den of wolves proved a few wolves too many.