tarik: "I'm normally a level-headed player, but I was losing it [at the end of Inferno]"
We caught up with the HLTV MVP by Betway, Tarik "tarik" Celik in a live interview after Cloud9 clinched the trophy at the ELEAGUE Major, becoming the first North American team to win a Major championship.
The grand final started off on Mirage, where Cloud9 started very well but ended up losing the match 14-16 before the series went to Overpass. Despite the map being FaZe's pick, Cloud9 seemed comfortable and equalized the score to push the match to Inferno, the deciding map.
There, Cloud9 came back from a 11-15 deficit to force overtime, where they clinched three rounds in the first half. The Americans couldn't close out the match, however, as FaZe came back with three in a row on the CT side, but the second overtime saw Cloud9 grab two rounds on each side to clinch the ELEAGUE Major trophy.
After the match, we did a live interview with our Most Valuable Player, Tarik "tarik" Celik, to get his thoughts on the series:
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