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Twitch streamer Kacey ‘Kacee’ Anderson takes stage as lead correspondent at the eMLS Cup at SXSW

Kacey Anderson spoke to Passionfruit about her experience with the eMLS as its first woman content creator.


Steven Asarch

Internet Culture

Posted on Mar 16, 2023   Updated on Jul 26, 2023, 5:38 pm CDT


This story was originally published on Passionfruit.

On March 12, thousands of fans tuned into the eMLS cup, a FIFA tournament that took place live at the Moody Theater during the arts and technology conference South by Southwest (SXSW). Top FIFA players battled it out in front of 1,500 live attendees for a chance at the $20,000 top prize. 

Kacey “Kacee” Anderson, a Twitch streamer with over 40,000 followers and the eMLS’s first woman player and content creator, attended the cup as its lead correspondent. She spoke to Passionfruit about her experience with the eMLS leading up to the event.

In case you don’t know, one of the most popular sports franchise games out there is FIFA, a soccer simulator that allows you to pick your dream roster and send them out onto the field. The latest iteration, FIFA 23, has been a rousing success with over 10 million players within its launch week. With its popularity, multiple esports leagues have popped up, allowing those gifted at scoring virtual goals a shot at proving they are the best. 

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*First Published: Mar 16, 2023, 3:01 pm CDT