Furkan 'Furky' Kayacik strengthens Bayer 04 eSports team

New signing on the console: Bayer 04 Leverkusen brought in the professional eSports player Furkan 'Furky' Kayacik to the eSports team. The 21-year-old will take part in all competitions involving the FIFA game for the Werkself and he will also work as a content creator for the #B04eSports team.

The social media community primarily know Furkan Kayacik by the name 'Furkyplayz'. On his similarly named YouTube channel, he entertains more than 73,000 followers with his gaming content for the FIFA football game and he is also followed on Instagram by 12,600 people. "Furky is at home in the online gaming world and a familiar face on the circuit. He will strengthen our team and beyond that work as a content creator," explained Florian Dederichs, director of internationalisation & eSports at Bayer 04.

‘Furky’: Fastest in WeekendLeague

Kayacik most recently played for the TF eSports team (20 22 September 2021) and before that he was with JBG Gaming for a year. His greatest successes include a top eight finish in the prestigious Licensed Qualifier Event in Bucharest (FIFA 19) and first place in the WeekendLeague with 120 to 0 wins last December (FIFA 21). The year before, 'Furky' succeeded in securing 30 wins to 0 in under four hours in the WeekendLeague – a record time.

The 21-year-old is full of ambition and commitment for his time under the Bayer Cross. Kayacik: "We have a squad with great potential and we will work on our game every day. I want to win as many games as possible with my teammates." The new signing will take part in all competitions including the EA Global Series and the Virtual Bundesliga (VBL).

Content creator in Black and Red

In addition to his role on the console, Kayacik will also work for Bayer 04 in the future as a content creator on social media and he will also entertain #B04eSports followers with videos on the club Twitch channel.

Here is the presentation of ‘Furky’ on Bayer 04 TV.


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