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Ben Solomon

New York Red Bulls eMLS Player Mike LaBelle Honored at Tempest eSports Business Awards

Las Vegas, NV (October 4, 2018) - New York Red Bulls eMLS player and Red Bull athlete, Mike LaBelle, has been named an honoree to the 2018 Tempest eSports Business Awards "Watch List".  Judged by key members of the eSports community, the Tempest Awards serve as North America's top honors for the brands, the teams, the leagues, the players and the business leaders driving the competitive gaming industry today.
LaBelle, the Red Bulls' first official eSports player, has represented the club in the eMLS and in FIFA tournaments around the world.  He is a top-ranked player worldwide and remains one of the premier content creators in the eSports space with over 70,000 followers on Twitch and 284,000 subscribers on YouTube.
"We're extremely proud of Mike for being recognized with this award," said Jayne Bussman-Wise, Senior Director, Content and Communications, New York Red Bulls. "Mike is a rare combination of competitive gamer and one of the best content creators in the business. He's a terrific ambassador for our club and for Red Bull."