Do you hear your parents or the media nag about how addictive and useless gaming is, and you should make better use of your time by reading a book or something? Well, here's a wonderful counter argument: gaming can actually get you a job! Vugar Huseynzade was appointed manager of Azerbaijan Premier League club FC Baku on the sole credit of playing Football Manager, which is a simulation game (I'm talking about soccer, for you American students out there). He has no real-life managerial experience whatsoever, and he's only 21!
You guys have to understand that being a manager at a soccer club is extremely demanding, stressful and highly selective. To be given an actual job just because you play a computer game that simulates managing a soccer club is unheard of.
My first reaction was of course, WTF, but a part of me really hopes he succeeds to be a top manager.
Here's the article about it: