Wendell Lira became a true star, after earlier this year, received the award for the best goal scored in 2015. A few months later, the Brazilian 27-year-old decided to quit football career and become player FIFA professional, one of the most popular video games in the world.
Although it was defeated Lionel Messi in the race for the Puskas Award, Wendell Lira failed to find a team foreground to continue his career. Disappointed by the “lies” of professional football, the striker decided to hang his boots-n nail and start on a new path.
Thus, according to the website goal.com, author of the best goal of 2015 has decided to earn a living playing FIFA. The Brazilian has already made a first step in this direction and intends to open a channel on YouTube, where fans can watch the games to.
Wendell Lira has proven skills in one of the most popular video games in the world in January when he was present at the FIFA Gala in Zurich. Then South Americans played an exhibition match with Saudi Arabian Abdulaziz Alshehri at the time best “gamer” of the world, and won with an emphatic 6-1 match between Real Madrid and virtual FC Barcelona.