South Korea’s Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok is an e-sports star but the sport lacks a David Beckham or a Stepehn Curry to take it to the mainstream. Photo: Handout
Steven Quinn
Opinion

Opinion

Steven Quinn

E-sports is here to stay with huge potential for further growth

In the final part of an e-sports series, SCMP Sport looks at how the online and global phenomenon still lags behind traditional sports in revenue and also lacks superstars who can bring it to the mainstream

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South Korea’s Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok is an e-sports star but the sport lacks a David Beckham or a Stepehn Curry to take it to the mainstream. Photo: Handout
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