Chelsea's Reece James to compete in Call of Duty show match in London

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Chelsea Football Club's Reece James will compete in the Call of Duty League's 2v2 celebrity Hype Battle this Sunday during the London Royal Ravens' home series at Copper Box arena.

Also competing in the 2v2 match will be EDM icon DJ Nicky Romero and the Call of Duty League's Matthew "Skrapz" Marshall and Bradley "wuskin" Marshall, twin brothers who play with the London Royal Ravens.

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The 20-year-old Chelsea full back has been training with the Premier League club since he was 6 years old and recently became the youngest Chelsea player ever to score in the Champions League. He has been playing Call of Duty since Modern Warfare 2 when he was 12 years old.

This is the inaugural season of the Call of Duty League, which kicked off play in Minnesota from Jan. 24 to 26, with 12 teams based in North America and Europe. Eight of the 12 teams will compete on Saturday and Sunday in London in a tournament-style bracket with teams earning season points for wins as well as winning the weekend tournament.