Real Madrid Win LaLiga FIFA 20 Charity Challenge As Marco Asensio Stars

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Marco Asensio represented Real Madrid in the LaLiga FIFA 20 charity challenge. The Spanish midfielder won the tournament, with the proceeds going to charity.

Written By Abhishek Shetty | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Real Madrid's Marco Asensio emerged victorious in the LaLiga FIFA 20 charity challenge. The Real Madrid midfielder managed to down Leganes' Aitor Ruibal 4-2 to win the final which was hosted on Sunday. Real Madrid's Asensio raised over €140,000 from the win and the money will be used to fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. All the major tournaments in the world have come to a standstill after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, LaLiga joined hands with game streamer Ibai Llanos to set up an interesting FIFA 20 tournament, with the proceeds to go towards charity. 

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Asensio clinched the trophy

A player from each of LaLiga's top-tier teams participated in the competition and Asensio grabbed the trophy. The raised money from the competition will be given to UNICEF to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Asensio has been out of Real Madrid's squad for the entire season, after picking up an injury in a pre-season game. The 24-year-old showed up for the side in the tournament and his year-long practice surely came in handy. 

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The Real Madrid star posted on Twitter saying, "It has been a spectacular tournament. The goal was to have a good time, laugh, entertain ourselves in these difficult times for everyone, and donate in the fight against COVID-19. And we have succeeded. Congratulations @IbaiLlanos, and all who have made it possible".

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