'Valorant' Fans in Brazil Empty Arena As Soon As Their Team Loses

Brazil is one of the world’s largest esports markets, and has become a mainstay in virtually every international esports league. The country consistently produces top players in addition to extremely dedicated fans, as long as the team is also Brazilian and winning. This notable national dedication, and lack of interest in international teams, came to a head in a recent Valorant major, held in Brazil, at which the majority of the audience disappeared, in frustration, before the series’ intense final set between FNATIC and LOUD, a Brazilian team, ended in defeat for LOUD.

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