Jesus Bullon Penco, Revealing The Secret Behind His Successful Sports Career
Are you interested in a sports career? A career in sports offers limitless opportunities and pays well. Presently there’s a surge in the esports market with a rapid increase in the number of professional athletes and teams. Statistics show that the number of athletes has gone up, with 27 million people playing in the league of legends every day.
E-athletes are now on the same level as mainstream athletes, garnering much fame and sponsorship from leading brands.
But what does it take to be a successful e-athlete? We talked to Jesus Bullon Penco, a professional e-athlete, to uncover the secret behind his successful sports career.
About Jesus Bullon
Jesus Bullon is a professional esports player and coach. He has been a player from 2017 to 2020 and a coach from 2020 to 2022. Jesus has professionally dedicated himself to the Rocket League video game since 2018. He has been in several teams, starting with Wizards Club in 2018, Besiktas in 2019, Team Queso in 2020, and Vodafone Giants in 2021.
Jesus’ hard work and dedication have helped him achieve impressive successes. He was the European champion and runner-up in the RLCS(The most important rocket league competition). He has been the regional red bull champion in 2018 and 5 times champion of Spain, with the last one taking place 3 months ago in December 2021.
Jesus qualified for the RLCS X Rocket League World Championship canceled in 2021 due to covid-19. Instead, the World Cup was played online, with Europe taking the third-fourth position. Jesus also participated in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, representing Spain as a coach. His team finished third place after eliminating Italy in the quarters and losing against Holland in the semifinals of the EU West.
A successful sports career
Similar to traditional sports, a successful esports career is not possible without mental and physical strength. Jesus has been professionally dedicating himself to the game since 2018. He has worked for professional organizations, which helped him garner experience in the field.
Jesus started his career as a player of BlackClaw Esports in Red Bull Campus League Spain 2018. He then progressed to Wizards Club and later on switched to Besiktas JK in 2019. In the same year, Jesus showed his Rocket League skills in Movistar Esports Series. He persisted in his progress by participating in seven other tournaments.
The esports niche is highly competitive, with thousands of teams and professionals. For a newbie, the field may feel overwhelming or even intimidating. But Jesus made it this far by believing in himself. He played his strengths and sacrificed endless hours to improve his skill.
Jesus’ efforts have helped him earn from esports. He has about $200K in prize money with the team in tournaments. In the Tokyo Olympics 2020, his team got a shared prize pool of $500,000. Jesus has been sponsored by well-known brands such as Nike, Red Bull, Vodafone, Hot Wheels, Diesel, Nesquik, Kit Kat, Chupa Chups, Maggi, Samsung, etc.
Jesus’ accomplishments are proof that one can be successful in esports. You can make a living out of the field and live in the limelight. You can learn more about Jesus by connecting with him via Twitter.