The professional gambler League of Legends Lee Sang-hyeok has renewed its contract with the team south Korean T1 by three seasons more. In addition, it has become co-owner of the company. For a large part of the fans of this video game, Faker he is the best player in the world of League of Legends.
“I’m happy to continue playing for the T1 and I’m grateful to the fans all around the world who have supported me during these years. I am proud of happen to be co-owner of T1 and I hope to continue working with the main team after my playing career”, says Faker to the specialized medium to ESPN.
Since its entry to SK Telecom T1 (now T1) in 2013, Faker has won several times the official league of South Korea and three world championships of League of Legends. Early last year, Lee Sang-hyeok came into the
list of Forbes “30 under 30” in Asia
, which are the 30 young people under 30 years of age more wealthy and influential of the continent.
The president of T1, Joe Marsh, has stated that the team are delighted to have Faker with them for three more seasons. “Since we came in T1, Faker has been the center stone of success of our team. Even when you remove it, start a new chapter with a role of leadership in T1, helping to mold the next generation of elite athletes of eSports”.