ex-paiN confirm disbandment

The former paiN members have decided to go their separate ways, team manager Rui "GMS" Gomes has confirmed to HLTV.org.

The future of the Brazilian team had been up in the air since losing the support of paiN Gaming, who made headlines earlier this month with the signing of Cyclone's roster.

Even without the support of an organisation, the team remained in the United States for a while and brought Thiago "⁠tifa⁠" França in as a replacement for Guilherme "⁠dukeN⁠" Góes in the hopes of eventually finding a new home.


zqkS, who played for Selfless this week, is a free agent 

But last week the players returned home, and, after weighing up their options, it was decided that pulling the plug on the team was the best course of action.

"It was a mutual decision because we were very tired, and without an organisation it is best if we go our separate ways," Gomes told HLTV.org.

"There were no issues between the players or anything like that. duken's departure and paiN dropping their support really affected the whole project and we were left without motivation as we would have to start from scratch."

Former Keyd Stars member Caio "⁠zqkS⁠" Fonseca, the only player on the team with Major experience, was seen standing in for Selfless Gaming in the ESL Pro League against Renegades earlier this week, but it is unclear at this point if he will return to North America to pursue his career there.

The following players are now free agents:

Brazil Caio "⁠zqkS⁠" Fonseca
Brazil Willian "⁠LuL4⁠" Elias
Brazil Ricardo "⁠s1⁠" Shinji
Portugal Joao "⁠KILLDREAM⁠" Ferreira 
Brazil Thiago "⁠tifa⁠" França 

Portugal Joao 'KILLDREAM' Ferreira
Joao 'KILLDREAM' Ferreira
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
429
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.16
Brazil Ricardo 's1' Shinji
Ricardo 's1' Shinji
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
164
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.15
Brazil Willian 'LuL4' Elias
Willian 'LuL4' Elias
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
106
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.18
Brazil Caio 'zqkS' Fonseca
Caio 'zqkS' Fonseca
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
646
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.12
Brazil Thiago 'tifa' França
Thiago 'tifa' França
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
391
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Brazil Guilherme 'dukeN' Góes
Guilherme 'dukeN' Góes
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
218
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.12
Finally !
2017-03-25 13:20
#3
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African Union KFCManager
Not expected..
2017-03-25 13:20
interesting team
2017-03-25 13:20
rip
2017-03-25 13:20
#7
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Japan Th3Koala
FeelsBadMan, gl anyway!
2017-03-25 13:21
feelsbadman
2017-03-25 13:20
#9
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France Static2k
rip
2017-03-25 13:20
rip
2017-03-25 13:20
RIP BRAZIL XDDDDDDDDDDD
2017-03-25 13:20
-pita +killdream
2017-03-25 13:20
Bro to drop pita to get a portuguese talent? rather pickup mutt, the guy is fucking insane bruh ;)
2017-03-26 00:17
then it will almost old g2 only jkaem is missing instead of rubino
2017-03-26 10:08
meh
2017-03-25 13:20
rip titan
2017-03-25 13:20
rip
2017-03-25 13:20
Nooooooooo
2017-03-25 13:21
#23
lueg | 
Czech Republic Lueg
lul
2017-03-25 13:22
FeelsBad pain gaming only care about lol
2017-03-25 13:27
#31
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Brazil coachdag3x
They left paiN, lul
2017-03-25 13:36
Cuz pain didnt want to give the support they needed
2017-03-25 19:37
#76
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Brazil coachdag3x
I am sure that they had best conditions in their first months in murica than keyd/games academy(immt)
2017-03-26 18:03
rip one more brazilian team
2017-03-25 13:29
Already many good brasil teams thats why no one intresting in them. SK Red Reserve Immortals Luminosity.
2017-03-25 13:31
When this team was competing in NA they showed to be better than Luminosity. Btw this team is ex-Alientech.BR.
2017-03-25 14:58
Expected... Brazilian scene grow up! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-03-25 13:32
Dream killed...
2017-03-25 13:33
#33
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Turkey mrsocta
expo Kappa
2017-03-25 13:36
Expected. Was garbage anyways
2017-03-25 13:38
#35
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World smash143
zqks to IMT? He's already been kicked by fallen so he's qualified to be a member of IMT.
2017-03-25 13:44
All 5 immortals players are better awpers than zqk
2017-03-25 14:07
Even their coach
2017-03-25 15:49
#36
mason | 
World PRQN
LUL4 LUL LUL LUL ULU LULU LULULULU
2017-03-25 13:49
lost 5vs1 with 1 hp = disband
2017-03-25 13:56
#38
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Brazil XEMBAO
Not the same team bro
2017-03-25 13:57
sryyy, its ex-pain, my fault
2017-03-25 13:59
#41
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Brazil XEMBAO
this team probably loses 5vs1 in a fullbuy vs a guy with usp XD
2017-03-25 14:13
renegades ''promising team''
2017-03-25 19:38
No, i said paiN was a promising team. Learn to read.
2017-03-25 19:42
pain promising team just cuz they managed to get a map against fucking renegades?
2017-03-25 21:51
Renegades is a top15-30 team, ence was a top20-30 team, immortals is a top10 team. They managed to take maps with a month of practicing in NA. They was looking very solid, all they were lacking was individual skill, so yeah, they showed to be very promising, more promising than Luminosity, whos already playing in EPL.
2017-03-26 18:29
Im saying it again, just cuz they managed to get 1 ONLINE map? Well the clg-fnatic was a huge upset, it doesnt mean clg are a promising or a better team than fnatic. Look at them now Upsets do happen, so dont hype yourself
2017-03-27 00:31
CLG were a very promising team too, but they never managed to pass the "promising bareer". @edit just noticed you wrote "look at them now". Do you know this core have only one player from that core who beat LDLC/nV and fnatic, right?
2017-03-27 01:57
ur edit is fucking retarded. so what that they beat fnatic in a bo1? yeah, and? i wonder why lol
2017-03-27 10:53
Not sure if you're trolling or you're really retarded.
2017-03-27 16:32
Bad b8 m8
2017-03-27 17:28
#42
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Poland ekedeke
"DREAM KILLED" Kappa
2017-03-25 14:15
expected
2017-03-25 16:31
Probably the orgs-owners no intresting also not looking for an brasilian team, me either. If they better then Luminosity then is sad that no one could covered him.
2017-03-25 16:43
#55
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Brazil AfKW
Dedication problems said ZQK on your facebook
2017-03-25 17:42
ZQK lul
2017-03-25 18:12
zqk*Selfless Kappa
2017-03-25 18:18
#65
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France kennySsSsS
noKappa
2017-03-25 20:03
VINI de_stroyed pain
2017-03-25 19:18
it was a whole different pain newfag
2017-03-25 21:30
new team with lul4 and dukeN is coming
2017-03-25 20:42
Too late, best br orgs already picked up cs:go teams. INTZ, paiN, PRG, T1. They can picked up by: CNB or Red Canids. Who are the others three players?
2017-03-26 00:45
dont know, maybe fbm +2
2017-03-26 22:23
rip zqkone
2017-03-26 00:30
Expected.
2017-03-26 22:25
#82
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Sweden lagcats
yeh it was quite expected
2017-03-27 00:37
#83
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Canada wizQ
one less br team.
2017-03-27 00:39
cant even win CEVO-IM matches lel
2017-03-27 02:02
:S
2017-03-27 02:52
If ZQK wants something he just need to ask GOD. He knows who his real god is...
2017-03-27 16:41
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