Recently, the story about TheShy’s future has been a topic of great interest in the LPL region. With success beyond expectations of finishing second at Worlds 2023, fans expect that this player will continue to stick with Weibo Gaming (WBG) in the next season. However, TheShy himself recently announced his farewell to WBG and a temporary break from competition.
TheShy recently officially parted ways with WBG
Previously, there were many rumors about WBG trying to reduce TheShy’s salary even though he had just helped this team finish second at the 2023 World Championship. This made many of this player’s fans think that WBG had “mistreated them”. ” towards his idol. As a result, as soon as TheShy announced his departure from the team and retirement from competition, his fans took extreme actions to the point of burning the WBG flag.
The image of TheShy crazy fans burning WBG’s flag has attracted a lot of attention
This incident proved to be quite serious when the above image spread quickly on social networks. Furthermore, it also spread information that WBG “mistreated” TheShy and tarnished the image of this team. Therefore, WBG management immediately made a post explaining the problem of the former World Championship 2018 champion and affirming that they did not “mistreat” this player.
“The maximum salary offered to TheShy is 12 million yuan, which is the ceiling salary at LPL. We have continuously discussed and persuaded TheShy over the past time. Before giving the 1 hour notice, we were still trying to convince TheShy. You need to know that TheShy was a free player at that time. Whether or not to accept the offer is his decision” – WBG manager shared.
WBG manager affirmed: “TheShy was a free player at that time. Whether or not to accept the offer is his decision.”
Previously, WBG also revealed that the new Top Lane player – Zdz had also accepted to be a substitute for TheShy. This means that the WBG side has prepared to successfully convince this player. Therefore, TheShy’s decision to retire from the upcoming spring tournament is entirely this player’s decision and WBG has no influence.
Perhaps TheShy really wants to rest after a long period of continuous competition
To be fair, TheShy has continuously competed professionally for a long time. It is understandable that this guy is considering taking a temporary break from competition to balance his life. Who knows, maybe the upcoming break will be a necessary preparation step to help TheShy return and play more explosively in the second half of the 2024 season.