Adebayo Akinfenwa beats Ronaldo and Joao Felix to win Call of Duty tournament

Wycombe Wanderers forward Adebayo Akinfenwa has defeated football stars including Joao Felix and Ronaldo to win a Call of Duty: Warzone tournament.

The 39-year-old did battle in a lobby with 23 fellow professional footballers, some of which are legends of the game. Eventually, his team came out on top. In addition, Akinfenwa even recorded the final kill of the game to rubberstamp his victory.

Akinfenwa then received a custom-made trophy for winning the tournament, which was organised by 433 and Call of Duty. It is his second piece of silverware this season. That is because he won the EFL Goal of the Month award for League One back in December. He scored against AFC Wimbledon at Adams Park.

How did Akinfenwa celebrate his win?

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In an interview given to 433 after winning the tournament, Akinfenwa was given his prestigious custom-made trophy. He then held the trophy aloft in his garden.

He said about the victory: “I was gassed, I won’t lie. There was big hitters, and a couple of them tried to take out my team.

“I think I did the rope-a-dope, because I was telling them, ‘I’m a FIFA man…’ and then it just came out. Bam! I’m humble; I was gassed.

“A lot of them in there were the real deal. I’m not going to lie. Everyone associated their teams and had a couple of big hitters there.

“Me, what I do, I practice behind cameras. You know, when the lights are down and everybody is sleeping, I’m up doing weights. The people don’t know! There are methods to my madness.”

Who else competed in the 433 x Call of Duty tournament?

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The tournament was packed full of past and present star footballers. Eight Premier League players were involved, including Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte. New Newcastle signing Bruno Guimares also competed.

Tottenham trio Davinson Sanchez, Sergio Reguilon and Steven Berwijn also got in on the action. Then there was Brazil legend Ronaldo Nazario competing against Adebayo Akinfenwa. He was one of four of his compatriots involved. Rodrygo and Lucas Paqueta were also competing.

Akinfenwa will undoubtedly enjoy his win over some of the best players in the world game. The 39-year-old is currently playing in his final professional season. He will retire at the end of the current campaign.

He has even hinted at a future WWE career. However, whether that comes to fruition remains to be seen. The striker has dominated Football League defenders with his sheer strength and physical ability for nearly two decades. He has won plaudits along the way for how effective he can be for teams.

Furthermore, there are still three months to come. How many more goals can he score?

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