Crown – The person who was once considered as Faker’s nightmare, the champion of League of Legends in 2017, is facing a lot of unhappiness after retiring.
Most Esports fans have the mindset that, for e-sports athletes, just once stepping on the top podium is enough for them to stand at the top of money and fame. However, in reality, due to circumstances and many other influencing factors, not all world champions can enjoy a full and complete ending.
Crown – The once-popular Samsung Galaxy mid laner (now Gen.G Esports), who was known for his feat of breaking the championship circuit of the divine SKT T1 at the 2017 League of Legends World Championship. , is a prime example of this.
In fact, although the tournament prize money of League of Legends has never been considered high, but with the 2017 World Championship, Crown and his teammates at Samsung Galaxy at that time also earned millions of dollars in income every year. However, recently, this guy suddenly revealed about a difficult and precarious life after retirement.
Specifically, during a live broadcast, Crown sat down to talk to fans, he mentioned Uzi and shared that he felt extremely jealous of the Chinese AD carry, when Uzi had never been able to play. crowned champion of Worlds, but always the name that makes the most money in the world of LoL, even Uzi’s name and charm have not diminished after announcing his retirement in 2020. In stark contrast to Crown – A person who was once a champion, a runner-up at Worlds, but now is not even considered by the media.
Crown then couldn’t contain her emotions and burst into tears on the live broadcast. He said that he is currently in a very tragic situation, the stream is not watched by many viewers, while the money saved after years of playing professionally has also been lost after business investments. losses. Even the former Gen.G player confessed that now he can only rush to plow desperately to make money, due to his financial condition is no longer abundant.
For someone who used to stand on top of the glory of League of Legends, the current decline is really hard to accept, so Crown couldn’t hold back his emotions.
Indeed, if you look back at this player’s career, fans will feel pity. After two explosive seasons in 2016-2017 with SSG, Crown then went downhill, when he and GEN suffered a crushing defeat at Worlds 2018, then drifted to North America before retiring from the player career. in late 2020. Crown then had a hiatus before returning to Korea, joining Fredit BRION as a streamer.
Compared to other players at the same time, Crown’s career almost did not have any bright spots after 2017, plus a loss of business, this guy can now almost only cling to the glory. Photographing the past to save a gamer career.
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