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How eSports Could Rival Traditional Sports Like the NFL

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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. 

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