League of Legends has been recognized in the United States as a form of professional sports and the players of the planetary popular MOBA title now be able to get work visas USA. This means that players will LoL is literally able to work in the U.S. under the title of League of Legends professional athletes.
This is not only a confirmation of League of Legends as a video game, but throughout the eSports world is now one step closer to recognition in the sports world contexts. Nick Allen, Riot Games eSports manager, said the following after the announcement of the recognition: "This is a turning point for eSports. Now we can better track and international players when they come here. It is now much easier process since they are the government really recognizes. This was a long process. Lots men fought. This did not happen overnight. "
The third season of the World Cup in League of Legends starts 16th of September in Los Angeles and will end fourth October at the Staples Center. Top prize is one million U.S. dollars in cash and valuable trophy names Summoner's Cup.