Lena Güldenpfennig: The footballer balancing on pitch duties with esports

Lena Güldenpfennig is a striker for RB Leipzig’s U23’s women’s team and a pro FIFA esports athlete for RBLZ Gaming. As the first woman to play in the virtual Bundesliga, Güldenpfennig aims to encourage more women to have the courage to play.

02:45 - Source: CNN
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