President of South Korea congratulates SKT T1 on ‘League Of Legends’ Worlds victory

President of South Korea congratulates SKT T1 on ‘League Of Legends’ Worlds victory

South Korea’s president Yoon Suk Yeol has congratulated the SKT T1 workforce after their victory at League Of Legends Worlds.

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Over the weekend, T1 defeated Weibo Gaming on the League Of Legends Worlds Closing, which was hosted at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul. The occasion reportedly turned the most-watched esports occasion of all time, with shut to six.5million viewers tuning in.

Following the event, Suk Yeol shared a press release about T1’s victory (translated by Ashley Kang on X).


“Pricey T1, I wholeheartedly congratulate your first World Championship in seven years, your fourth World Championship,” he wrote, describing the win as “as soon as once more making South Korea famend because the frontrunning nation in esports.”

“Lee Sang-hyeok, Choi Woo-je, Moon Hyeon-jun, Lee Min-hyeong, Ryu Min-seok. The scenes of the 5 gamers united as a workforce introduced nice pleasure and moved the South Korean residents in addition to individuals throughout the globe,” he added.

He went on to vow that the South Korean authorities would provide “adamant assist”  to South Korea’s online game business, so it may be “globally aggressive and a frontrunner within the business internationally.”

The opening ceremony to the League Of Legends Worlds ultimate featured a efficiency from Okay-pop group NewJeans, who aired their tune ‘Gods’ which is the official anthem for this 12 months’s championships. Digital boyband Heartsteel, which options EXO’s Baekhyun, Taiwanese-American rapper ØZI, Nigerian singer Tobi Lou and American musician Cal Scruby additionally made their stay debut with debut single ‘Paranoia’.

T1 will probably be defending their victory subsequent 12 months, with the 2024 League Of Legends Worlds ultimate going down at London’s O2 Area.


In different information, Footage of actor Timothée Chalamet assembly sport designer Hideo Kojima have sparked rumours of a collaboration as Kojima Productions proceed work on Loss of life Stranding 2.


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