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How eSports Could Rival Traditional Sports Like the NFL

The Street
Let's talk eSports. Riot Games, the company behind League of Legends, announced on Monday, Sept. 23 that it was partnering with famed fashion house Louis Vuitton. Louis Vuitton is designing the case for the Summoner's Trophy--the award handed out to the winners of the World Championships. They will also design skins, which can be used in-game in League of Legends. So, what do partnerships like these mean for eSports? And does this prove that eSports have the ability to compete against other sports--such as football? Naz Aletaha, head of global e-sports partnerships at Riot Games, sat down with TheStreet to discuss whether or not eSports could one day rival traditional sports--such as the NFL. INTRODUCING: Bull Market Fantasy with Jim Cramer Jim picks stocks on Wall Street, now he's picking NFL players for fantasy football! TheStreet and Sports Illustrated Fantasy are teaming up to unveil our new Bull Market Fantasy channel. Check it out at BullMarketFantasy.com or watch his latest videos below: Bull Market Fantasy Live With Jim Cramer: Week 1 Matchups and Lineup Advice Damien Williams Fantasy Football Stock Sinks With LeSean McCoy On The Roster Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Calls Jim Cramer 'Smart' for Taking Zeke With First Pick