The match day of February 17 (Vietnam time) is probably a day that LPL fans will hardly forget. Not because of any classic drama or match, but just in a seemingly normal match between Invictus Gaming and Bilibili Gaming, LoL fans in China and the world have witnessed the return of the legendary Uzi. – “Super Gunner” is considered a “god” in the LPL and shares the same tray with Faker.
Uzi is officially back in game 2 and 3 matches between IG and BLG
Uzi’s comeback match was not really what he wanted when he tried his best but BLG still lost 1-2 to IG. However, the audience still saw the shadow of a legend of any year and especially, after entering the field to replace Doggo, it was Uzi who helped BLG equalize in game 2 and only succumbed because he could not “carry the team”. in game 3 decide.
Uzi’s return immediately caused a storm in all Chinese media. The keyword Uzi entered the top 3 searches on Weibo, showing the terrible charisma of this player who is considered a monument of the LPL. And one more special thing, the live stream of the match between IG and BLG reached a terrible high number of views of more than 10 million. This can be considered an unimaginable number when the final match of Worlds 2021 between EDward Gaming and DWG KIA also only reached about 4 million views while the semi-final match between T1 – DK, with the presence of “Demon King” Faker also just over 3.5 million views.
And the keyword “Uzi” climbed to the top of Weibo search immediately
Huge views from IG – BLG since Uzi came out
The final of Worlds 2021 or the matches with Faker can’t compare
Through the above numbers, it can be seen that Uzi is still the most awaited legend of the LPL even though he has been out of the game for a long time and has only recently returned, without any special achievements. However, this is not too difficult to understand when it is necessary to know, right from the moment Uzi announced that he would return to professional League of Legends, fans and experts, players have been talking about this issue. as well as questioning the performance of the former Royal Never Give Up star.
With a good performance in the match against IG, many fans also expect Uzi to continue to be used in the future. Especially when the 2022 LPL Spring Split has entered its climax and a young, inexperienced player like Doggo is easily overwhelmed, it will need seasoned names like Uzi to carry the team.