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Eight-year-old boy becomes youngest ever professional Fortnite player

Eight-year-old Joseph Deen is the youngest paid Fortnite player ever, after signing with Team 33 in December last year. The young pro gamer could be seen playing the popular battle royale game at his family home in Brisbane on Monday. Deen, who is originally from California, first started playing the popular game at age four, after watching his brother play.

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