Esports Players Should Be Counted As Athletes Says Shaq

People have argued about the legitimacy of esports since it first gained popularity. Some believe that it should not be regarded as “normal” sports, while others claim that it necessitates the same qualities in athletes as traditional sports.

From the Big Diesel

Shaq weighed in on the debate after having a conversation with Jake Lucky on the Full Squad tour bus. A video was posted on Jake’s Twitter, and in it Shaq says that esports pros should be classed as athletes.

A Huge Point

“I can’t do what you do,” Shaq said, implying that esports players should be considered athletes. With huge points presented in the video, it shows that Shaq has definitely grown to appreciate lots of things and also see more of what most could not.

Be sure you check out the video of it right here!


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