EX Sports
4 min readMar 12, 2024

EX Sports and legendary freestyle footballer Sean Garnier have teamed up to launch an exciting competition for a chance to meet the French football icon, Zinedine Zidane!

The All-Expenses-Paid Dream Prize:
The winner of this Urbanball mobile game competition will be whisked away on an all-expenses-paid trip to France to meet the legendary Zinedine Zidane alongside Sean Garnier himself! This incredible opportunity awaits the player who reigns supreme in the Urbanball Trickshot mode.

Announced at Red Bull Gaming Player Summit:
Sean Garnier revealed the competition details at the prestigious Red Bull Gaming Player Summit in Dubai, UAE, surrounded by over 40 prominent Red Bull E-Sports athletes and legends.

The Simple Challenge:
The competition revolves around the Urbanball Trickshot mode on the mobile game, making it accessible to all skilled players. Between March 8th and 15th, 2024, participants will battle it out to conquer the leaderboards. The player with the highest score in the Trickshot mode championship leaderboard at the end of the competition period will be crowned the winner and claim the grand prize.

Free Entry and How to Play:
To participate, all you need is an Urbanball Character digital collectable. New users can claim one for free by registering an account and wallet within the EX Sports app. Simply enter the code “ZANE” during the registration process to unlock your free character.
Red Bull E-Sports athletes are also part of the action, each equipped with unique redeem codes to share with their followers. If a player wins using an athlete’s code, both the player and the athlete win the grand prize!

Ready to Play? Here’s the Lowdown:

  • Play the Urbanball Trickshot mode on any map between March 8th — 15th at 2 pm UTC.
  • The player with the highest score across all maps at the competition’s end wins.
  • Prize: Meet Zinedine Zidane and Sean Garnier on an all-expenses-paid trip to France.

Join the Urbanball Game:
Download the EX Sports App on iOS or Android: https://www.ex-sports.io/news/58

  • Create a profile and digital wallet within the app.
  • When prompted, enter the redeem code “ZANE” to claim your free Urbanball Game Character NFT.
  • Your Urbanball Game Character will be added to your album within minutes.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to showcase your skills and potentially meet the legendary Zinedine Zidane! Download the app, claim your free character, and get ready to dominate the Urbanball Trickshot mode!
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About Urbanball
UrbanBall, founded by Sean Garnier over a decade ago and co-owned by EX — Sports, is a dynamic street football ecosystem that aims to build a global community while assisting aspiring footballers worldwide. It offers a unique 1vs1 football format called Urbanball Fight (UBF), talent scouting programs, a web3 play-to-earn game, digital collectibles, tournaments, micro-events, e-commerce, and more, all interconnected for a comprehensive street football experience.
At the heart of UrbanBall is the UBF format, emphasizing skill, agility, and creativity in street football battles. It has gained immense popularity among enthusiasts globally. UrbanBall conducts talent scouting initiatives to identify hidden talent and provide opportunities for growth, bridging the gap between undiscovered players and professional pathways.

About EX Sports
Founded in 2019, EX Sports is transforming the niche sports industry by harnessing innovative technologies. Leveraging its 20+ years of experience in sports promotion, the company enhances fan engagement and athlete support through creating comprehensive journeys that seamlessly integrate physical and digital experiences. Its all-encompassing app serves as a central sports hub, featuring a Digital Collectibles Marketplace, unique in-house published Web3 games, and live streaming of exclusive events. Every component of the EX Sports ecosystem is interconnected, aiming to provide genuine utility, significant value, and enriching experiences for fans, athletes, and general users alike.



EX Sports

A platform for digital collectibles that covers all sports, rewards collectors with collectibles that can be freely traded with guaranteed authenticity.