Spain is world champion from World Cup 2021 from Pokémon VGC. The competitive scene of the saga in its video game aspect this weekend has experienced the final rounds of the Pokémon tournament for the most important unofficial teams of the year on an international scale, and places our country at the top of the podium. After a disputed final against the Italian team, which has in its ranks the European champion Flavio del Pidio, Spain leaves the tournament undefeated. The gold stays at home.
- You can watch the grand final Spain vs Italy on a delayed basis here.
Spain, world champion of the Pokémon VGC World Cup
The tournament started well for the national team. After a bracket of playoffs with 55 countries in two group phases to define the Top-16, Chile he was our first opponent in the final rounds; although the real obstacle came in the quarterfinals when we saw our faces with USA. He was not just any rival, especially when it comes to one of the teams with the highest representation of professional players worldwide. And we beat them.
An excellent semifinal against China He left us face to face with a country that in Spain we know very well. There are countless times that the players of our team have faced their main representatives.
However, the set formed by Ramses Quintana (Champion of the Rose Tower 11); Manuel Barea; Victor Medina (World Top-6 in 2018); Antonio Sanchez (Top-7 en la Players Cup IV); Eric Rios (World Top-4 in 2014); Alex Gomex (three times World Top-8 and 2016 National Champion) and Guillermo Castilla (twice champion of Spain, champion of the Bochum Regional 2020 and Top-7 of the world in 2012) managed to defeat the always prepared Italy with matches that go down in memory of our history in this type of championship.
The organization of Victory Road, one of the main responsible for the audiovisual coverage that has been carried out throughout the weekend on Twitter, YouTube and Twitch, has celebrated this milestone. The Dragonite of Kasty (Guillermo Castilla) against Davide Cauteruccio made a show of one of the meme dearest In our country. What better way.
Congratulations to all the winners.
References | Victory Road (2)