One of the legendary Top Laners in the history of League of Legends esports betting, Smeb, retires from the professional scene of League of Legends. The 25-year-old star announced his retirement. Smeb has witnessed multiple ups and downs during his professional career. The star also talks about his career and gives thanks to the sports betting community that always supported him.
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Smeb posted an announcement in which he openly said that he is retiring from the competitive League of Legends. The professional says that during his 8 years of gaming experience, he has witnessed multiple highs and lows. However, at the time of retirement, he can only recall the high moments. The professional also said that during his career, he has set multiple long-term and short-term goals for himself. Besides that, he has always kept one goal in his vision and that was to make his fans happy. What kept him going for so long were the cheerings from the fans. Smeb eventually thanks all the fans and the community who stood by him during his professional career.
Smeb entered the competitive world of League of Legends by joining Incredible Miracle in 2013. Over the years, the professional participated in around 606 matches and grabbed over 350 wins. Other than ordinary victories, the professional also got the chance to compete in several World Championships. Smeb finished the 2015 World Championships as the runner-up with KOO Tigers. Similarly, Smeb finished as runner-up in the World Championships in 2016 as well with the Tigers. Eventually, the star finished his professional career with Team KT Rolster.
During his career, Smeb grabbed several big titles in the game. The famous Top Laner had the chance to win four regional titles in the LCK and also won the KeSPA Cup in 2016 and 2017 consecutively. In 2020, KT Rolster failed to make it to the World Championships as they faced a defeat against Afreeca Freecs in the regional finals.
The professional is positive about his retirement and says that his second chapter of life now begins.
South Korean Professionals
Over the past few months, several South Korean professionals have announced retirement from the competitive League of Legends. Some of the biggest names include the former Tigers players Kuro and Gorilla. The former world champion, Crown also announced retirement a few months ago.
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In his official statement, Smeb says he is happy with his decision and he looks forward to another life now. The professional also says that he will keep his streamings on and fans would still get to see him. The famous Top Laner might have left the competitive scene, but would never stop playing and streaming for his fans. After all, this is what mattered the most to him. As another South Korean player announces retirement, who knows what player comes next. The community wishes the best of luck to Smeb.
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