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CRUC1AL joins defusekids
Time: 2017-03-16 20:39
Game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Just days after Joey "CRUC1AL" Steusel announced he was parting ways with Splyce, the Dutch AWPer returned to Europe and will play in the Benelux team defusekids.

The announcement of Joey "CRUC1AL" Steusel leaving Splyce came just four days ago, as the player himself tweeted he and the North American organization would be parting ways. CRUC1AL was the last player of Splyce’s attempt to form an international lineup after Asger "AcilioN" Larsen’s departure.

CRUC1AL will ply his trade in defusekids after his North American sojourn

CRUC1AL will come home to defusekids, a new team under a revived banner, where he will find the familiar faces of Kaj "kajsk1ng" van Staalduinen and Fréderic "Monu" Dewever, as well as Gido "CYTARO" Brouwer and the youngster Vincent "v1N" Brouwer. We got statements from both CRUC1AL and kajsk1ng to know more about this new project:

"After just over 7 months i've decided to return home to Netherlands. I learned a lot in many different ways in Splyce which I hope to bring to my new team going forward. I've decided to join a Dutch team which I feel has alot of potential with time. We will start by bootcamping for 1 week before attending Copenhagen Games next month. For expectations we will train a lot (5 days a week, 6-7 hours a day). Hopefully with time we will see the results come through. I believe a lot in this team over time to hopefully have a competing Benelux team on the map!"

- Joey "CRUC1AL" Steusel

"We have decided to revamp an old name to create our own player-owned organization. Picking up Joey is the next step in realizing our dream to develop a relevant team with players of our own region. The next step in doing that is attending Cph Games and competing in all online qualifiers."

- Kaj "kajsk1ng" van Staalduinen

defusekids’ lineup will consist of:

Joey "CRUC1AL" Steusel
Kaj "kajsk1ng" van Staalduinen
Gido "CYTARO" Brouwer
Vincent "v1N" Brouwer
Fréderic "Monu" Dewever


Post edited 2017-03-16 20:39:32
2017-03-16 20:39:21
sad :(. again in a bad team.
2017-03-16 20:39:41
better than splyce lul
2017-03-16 20:47:58
2017-03-16 22:25:07
Probably not lol
2017-03-16 23:33:59
Splyce was too good of a team for crucial, he was getting destroyed by NA tier 3 pro's he isn't good.
2017-03-17 02:56:15
Could be that that team Was Just a Pure Chaos from people trying to communicate with Strong Accents like playing with Russians You would most likely don't show your best in those kinds of matches
2017-03-17 04:52:42
Why Do you type Like This
2017-03-20 07:16:56
Can we really consider tier 3 pros?
2017-03-17 15:59:44
All pro means in CS Go is your getting paid to play the game and since those shitters are getting paid to play CS Go then they're pros, obviously there are exceptions to this rule but for the most part I consider anyone who is competing at some level of CS Go and being paid salary to do so as a pro player.
2017-03-17 21:54:31
Thank you for the clarification.
2017-03-17 21:58:23
NP m8.
2017-03-17 21:59:31
went from 7000$ a month to playing for peanuts in tier5 eu mix team XD
2017-03-16 20:40:06
Did he actually get 7k/month salary in splyce :D so ez money
2017-03-16 20:53:13
he obviously didn´t lol
2017-03-16 21:29:45
dont talk shit if you dont know facts
2017-03-17 00:12:48
splyce, clg, nrg, tsm around 7000$ liquid 10k

c9 makes 12k and optic around 15k per month
2017-03-17 00:11:52
and virtus pro 1k? xd
2017-03-17 05:22:19
9 or 10 k im not sure
2017-03-17 05:33:32
You're lost.
2017-03-17 10:19:31
rofl, vp get 20K per month, nt noscene baiter
2017-03-17 18:58:10
where did that spanish team go that almost beat fnatic btw?
2017-03-17 22:01:22
lowel is in mouz and mixwell is in optic, other guys suck
2017-03-17 22:08:18
2017-03-17 22:57:21
Its awesome how u know that when orgs and team cant even say a word aboit that
2017-03-17 10:36:52
Splyce, dog, net, misfits, around 3-4k
Liquid like 8-10k
Optic probably closer to 15 yea
2017-03-17 11:29:19
none of these teams are on $7k you absolute degenerate
2017-03-17 13:04:11
2017-03-17 16:56:12
u type in caps cus ur under 1k irl?
2017-03-17 23:37:56
2017-03-16 20:39:21
gl crucial, ur a good player :D

Post edited 2017-03-16 20:39:35
2017-03-16 20:39:21
actually hes pretty shit :D
2017-03-16 20:44:12
He actually isnt
2017-03-16 23:35:04
well maybe u know something that i dont, but ive watched him in tier2-3 EU CS, now tier2 NA CS and plenty of rank ass on streams of the people i actually wanted to watch.

didnt look like he was any good.
2017-03-16 23:39:50
Thing is he was always in shit teams and he's always shown himself to be an impactful awper that has presence around the map the stats just look bad because he was on those crap teams that were not winning.
2017-03-17 01:09:21
Actually hes really shit, played with him 3 months on FPLc :)
2017-03-17 02:24:42
Ya if u look at stats
2017-03-17 02:26:11
any eu pug hero can rekt the whole NA pro scene :)
2017-03-17 02:27:19
wat r u even saying
2017-03-17 02:29:45
2017-03-16 20:39:22

Post edited 2017-03-16 20:39:43
2017-03-16 20:39:22
2017-03-16 20:39:23
2017-03-16 20:39:25
ez 4 we4t
2017-03-16 20:39:27
2017-03-16 20:39:28
tier 10 LUL
2017-03-16 20:39:31
nice steus
2017-03-16 20:39:34
2017-03-16 20:39:34
no names
2017-03-16 20:39:38
2017-03-16 20:39:39
2017-03-16 20:39:48
REaly ?! not like this
2017-03-16 20:39:49
rip carreer
2017-03-16 20:39:50
I like the teamname :D
2017-03-16 20:39:53
it sounds so serious, like a good tier 3/4 swedish team

Post edited 2017-03-16 21:19:39
2017-03-16 21:19:21
swedish? :D And i think this team is better then Splyce, but they will never be relevent since there are so many mediocre good teams in EU (other then NA) :D
2017-03-17 12:43:59
yea swedish cuss they usually think of such cool names ;d

I share your opinion but only time will show us how good they are.
2017-03-17 13:17:03
+1 :D
2017-03-17 17:35:49
gz tier 17 incoming
2017-03-16 20:40:08
2017-03-16 20:40:13
nice gl
2017-03-16 20:40:40
2017-03-16 20:40:43
Tier 239487204
2017-03-16 20:42:43
kajsking and Crucial the only decent players on this entire lineup.
2017-03-16 20:43:16
no mikeS no win
2017-03-16 20:44:16
2017-03-16 20:45:10
Good for Neatherlands cs scene, but overall T3 team imo
2017-03-16 20:45:34
2017-03-16 20:46:02
they will break up after month or two. you will see it.
2017-03-16 20:47:30
+ ChrisJ = Top1
2017-03-16 20:48:28
Only 6-7hrs a day DansGame
2017-03-16 20:48:32
played against them yesterday in esea intermediate they are nuts!!!
2017-03-16 20:49:22
defusekids back! 9 years!
2017-03-16 20:51:08
defusekids :D oldschool belgium 1.6 team.
2017-03-16 20:51:33
2017-03-16 20:55:01
what a shit team xD
2017-03-16 20:55:34
no shans my friend
2017-03-16 20:58:47
Old but gold. Nice one!
2017-03-16 21:01:55
he deserves this trash team
2017-03-16 21:02:12
tier 51
2017-03-16 21:03:41
Dutch scene, best scene. Ez top 10 team right there.
2017-03-16 21:04:04
niceeeee dk back on the scene
2017-03-16 21:04:42
+ chrisJ
+ MikeS

One can never have too many AWPers
2017-03-16 21:08:57
+ Tfoek for best IGL Benelux
2017-03-16 22:41:40
+ Its_Zeh_Noob as manager

Krakow Major winners confirmed

2017-03-16 23:21:46
gl hf!
2017-03-16 21:11:02
2017-03-16 21:13:57
-monu +mikeS
2017-03-16 21:18:11
Remember this org from cod2 GL
2017-03-16 21:21:56
"Boys, the players in NA are terrible. We have more of a chance than splyce ever did." - Crucial
2017-03-16 21:23:02
poor guy
2017-03-16 21:23:55

2017-03-16 21:25:59
2017-03-16 23:44:16
I never liked kajs as a player anyway so sod him:


If that lot came back and the UK lot of Rattle, wez, wilzOo, pT, RELEASE/hughsy then I'd be a happy fucker
2017-03-17 14:39:51
defusekids<3 best belgian team ever
2017-03-16 21:29:21
player-owned tier4 organization
2017-03-16 21:58:31
2017-03-16 22:01:58
goes to NA > becomes tier 34 LUL
2017-03-16 22:08:54

Post edited 2017-03-16 22:35:43
2017-03-16 22:32:51
cytaro esl ban xD

2017-03-16 22:36:41
old 1.6 defusekids? damn
2017-03-16 22:50:14
2017-03-16 22:56:28
2017-03-16 23:45:07
defusekids without Apollo duncan :(
2017-03-16 23:53:15
Good fairplay UK. Nice one
2017-03-17 10:13:36
*Sadly this guys dont want to reschedule even after that message from Aluminati. gg for the fairplay*
clown brexit
2017-03-17 14:45:47
gl Crucial!

We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL!
2017-03-17 01:05:47
Kajsk1ng looks like Merle
2017-03-17 01:18:08
tier 20?
2017-03-17 01:33:50
gl bros
2017-03-17 03:27:43
Rip shk?
2017-03-17 08:58:09
ez coach
2017-03-17 09:14:39
Nice name rip off =D
2017-03-17 10:05:37
Benelux team? Where the Lux at tho ? :(
2017-03-17 10:41:13
They need ChrisJ but I'll hope this will never happen ;D
2017-03-17 10:51:59
Ez 1st place in major now. Easiest prediction of my life. :-)
2017-03-17 12:56:59
Better chance of VP ever winning another major lol before disbanding.
2017-03-17 22:01:40
Who joins what?
2017-03-17 14:23:13
2017-03-17 15:12:51
-monu +fashr and theres a chance
2017-03-17 16:46:27
where's the best place to play csgo in Holland? most teams definitely gonna drop by Schipol before flying elsewhere :]
2017-03-17 16:51:34
Well good to see promising line-ups, but this is just wrong in my opinion. How would you feel if some random Norwegian guys came up with a team and call them self eoLithic...
2017-03-17 17:20:21
true, fcking ripoff shit team can never be like the old defusekids
2017-03-17 19:21:05

i was like 14 yo. fuck you


Post edited 2017-03-17 19:19:19
2017-03-17 19:17:38
bad players to bad team its tied !
2017-03-18 15:37:11

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