Forbes incorporate Faker into its ranks, while FORG1VEN announces his arrival to the competitive landscape.
Forbes Asia 2019 Welcomes Faker
Lee ” Faker ” Sang-hyeok, the SK Telecom T1 player has made his way in the list of 30 under the 30s of Forbes Asia 2019. Faker appears with the label of a professional player. In the excerpt, some of his greatest achievements are narrated: like the three Worlds that he lifted between 2013 and 2016. Next to his name appear stars of the traditional sport like Naomi Osaka – winner of the United States Open and the Australian Open – as well as actors, directors, and musicians.
A promising future
The arrival of Faker in the Forbes list of 30 under 30 is not surprising. Since in February of this year the European list of 30 under 30 was also announced. Among the three dozens of names, up to eight esports personalities were found. A meritorious 26.67 percent from an industry that does not stop growing. The portal specializing in economics included players such as Rasmus ” Caps ” Winther and Martin ” Rekkles ” Larsson, of League of Legends. The CEO of G2 esports, Carlos ” ocelote ” Rodríguez also appeared in those ranks.
The reality is that the South Korean mid laner has declined in performance in recent months. Faker’s team faced a deep reconstruction in search of regaining the path of success. However, in November Faker entered the Esports Hall of Fame organized by ESL.
All eyes are now on 2019 to see if the personalities of the world of esports can continue to reign supreme in Forbes list. The next to appear in the list of 30 under 30 in Asia could be the Chinese shooter Jian ” Uzi ” Zi-Hao. In a short time, he became one of the most famous players in the country even starring in an ad with Lebron James for Nike. The South Korean media also appears in the category of entertainment and sports.
FORG1VEN is back
With the announcement of his intentions for Summer Split, FORG1VEN sends a strong signal to the best teams in the West.
The veteran of the European circuit on League of Legends is looking for a team for Summer Split. Remote from the scene for nearly a year to perform its compulsory military service, the Greek ad-carry has published the announcement of its status of “Free Agent” on social networks.
— FORG1VEN (@FORG1VENGRE) April 1, 2019
The last appearance of FORG1VEN in the elite dates back to the European Masters 2018. With the “mercenaries” of Origen, the semi-finalist of the Worlds 2016 climbed without much difficulty in the final of the competition, before raising the trophy against the Polish Illuminar Gaming.
The legend of H2K represents a good investment for the Western teams at the moment. Long regarded as one of the best players in Europe at his position. FORG1VEN with a strong character and sharp comments on social networks even make him a true legend. He will surely spice up the competition for the rest of the year.