Absolute Legends unveil new team
Absolute Legends have announced that they have decided to support the same team who attended the RaidCall EMS One Finals.
aLegends had been without an official CS:GO team since the disbandment for their Swedish lineup in late March, just days before they were supposed to attend Copenhagen Games.
With Epsilon duo Jesper "jw" Wecksell and Andreas "schneider" Lindberg acting as stand-ins, the team managed to qualify for the RC EMS One Finals, where they played under the name Absolute Legends with former Lemondogs member Christian "Spitfire" Schiölde and ex-WRTT member Joel "emilio" Mako.
Despite having just a few days' practice with the lineup, the Swedish team gave a good account of themselves in Cologne, finishing third-fourth in Cologne after defeating n!faculty in the quarter-finals.
rdl & company to stay in aLegends
Such performances made Absolute Legends give the team a vote of confidence and support the players for the events ahead.
"It feels great to be able to announce this partnership and new chapter in our careers," Alexander "rdl" Redl told the team's website. "We are all very excited to have 2 new additons to our team in form of Spitfire and emilio!
"They both proved themselves more then worthy of the spot at EMS ONE Finals and the whole team with only little practice showed huge potential, wich made it possible for us to secure this deal with Absolute Legends.
"It's a great partnership that we want to flourish on and we will strive to become the best team out there! Keep cheering us on and follow us on streams etc. it means a lot!"
Meanwhile, Absolute Legends announced that they are seeking the financial aid of fans to help to cover the costs of a gaming house for the players. Fans will be able to follow the team daily through the webcams of the house and the players' streams. To donate for this project, simply go here.
Absolute Legends now have the following lineup:
Markus "pronax" Wallsten
Jonathan "lidde" Lidgren
Alexander "rdl" Redl
Christian "Spitfire" Schiölde
Joel "emilio" Mako