twist: "Brollan is Sweden's next big thing, he just needs some time"

During the first day of the WESG 2017 World Finals, we managed to have a short talk with Simon "twist" Eliasson to hear how GODSENT is faring at the moment.

The Swedish team topped their first group in Haikou, defeating BOOT-d[S], Swole Patrol and AGO on today, adding onto their recent success of qualifying for ECS Season 5.

GODSENT were impressed by hampus when he played with them in Barcelona

After the first two matches, we spoke with Simon "twist" Eliasson about GODSENT, their recent roster changes that involved bringing in Hampus "hampus" Poser and Ludvig "Brollan" Brolin, and how it reflects on them as a team.

The last big event you played was the European qualifier for WESG, where you finished second. After that, what happened with you as a team? The Major was going on and obviously, you weren't a part of that, so how did you spend that time?

We spent a lot of time practicing, and then finally after the win in the ECS qualifier we felt relief, because we have been struggling in online matches and we weren't able to qualify to LAN events. We did pretty well in Barcelona for WESG, but we haven't attended many events in the meantime, and these online games are always hard nowadays. But it was a relief to qualify for ECS.

After WESG you signed hampus and added Brollan. Can you tell me a bit about those changes and how they feel right now, you've obviously been playing for them for a while?

hampus really impressed us in Barcelona, we always needed an in-game leader, that's a thing we lacked in the last team with dennis and znajder, no one wanted to IGL. And Brollan is a youngster, he is a raw talent and Sweden's next big thing, in my opinion. He just needs some time, he is just 15-years-old and he's not used to these kinds of events, he is a bit nervous and such things, but it will go away.

What is hampus' style as an in-game leader, how is the team envisioned, what's the style like?

It's a bit mixed, there is a lot of aggressive moves, to be honest, but we also help him with some ideas to add to the game. He is good at micromanaging people, taking control of the situation, telling everyone what to do. That's his strong side.

At the beginning of the year, a report came out that claimed that GODSENT was going to sell the team. Has something like that added a bit of pressure for you to achieve big results, such as qualify for ECS?

Not really to be honest. I'm always going to play the best I can, so it didn't really add any pressure on me at least.

In the Swedish scene at the moment we saw fnatic having success at Katowice, dennis ending up in NiP, some of your former teammates are in both of the teams now. So what do you think about the Swedish scene at the moment?

I think it's getting better, I think NiP has improved and fnatic as well, I think it's only a matter of time before Sweden gets back on top.

Sweden Ludvig 'Brollan' Brolin
Ludvig 'Brollan' Brolin
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Sweden Simon 'twist' Eliasson
Simon 'twist' Eliasson
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Sweden Hampus 'hampus' Poser
Hampus 'hampus' Poser
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2018-03-13 12:35
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Sweden herb 
Brollan next GeT_RiGhT
2018-03-13 12:48
Brollan next Brollan
2018-03-13 13:17
Indonesia BrokenClocks 
2018-03-13 15:43
nukkye | 
Czech Republic kczr 
2018-03-13 12:35
North America Catpwnz 
Twist is brollan.
2018-03-13 12:35
Nallorb si tsiwt
2018-03-14 01:12
2018-03-13 12:36
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United Kingdom Fizzhaz 
2018-03-13 12:36
WUT? cs go players, om
2018-03-13 12:36
NiP top 0
2018-03-13 12:36
Twistzz | 
Latvia `DinGo 
Brollan is nutty, true dat
2018-03-13 12:36
fnatic.twist and fnatic.Brollan in 1 year thank me later
2018-03-13 12:36
United Arab Emirates p1peb0mb 
twist is older than jw and flusha.he is no youing talent.he won't be in fnatic in future.mayve fnatic brollan can happen
2018-03-13 12:56
flusha is older than twist
2018-03-13 13:07
Europe RadduZEW 
Twist-23 JW-23 Flusha-24
2018-03-13 13:59
Jesus...JW and Flusha are only 23-24
2018-03-13 22:29
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2018-03-13 12:37
im europes new big thing. give me some time
2018-03-13 12:44
United States ToiletSeat 
2018-03-16 04:07
NEO | 
Poland Mimaaacz 
In terms of raw skill he is definitely one of the best if not just the best upcoming talent in Sweden right now. If he won't fuck up his career somehow he surely will go huge in the future
2018-03-13 12:45
African Union wtbx 
Basically he shouldnt take advice from his team mate twist
2018-03-13 13:02
takej | 
Japan Inliving 
Lul, the pict.
2018-03-13 12:53
Brollan is highly mediocre.
2018-03-13 13:01
next generation Brollan
2018-03-13 13:03
Wtf is this shit with kids who has vac bannef alts are upcoming talents etc lol. Same for disco doplan
2018-03-13 13:04
Where is REZ?
2018-03-13 13:22
Sweden mixmixmartin 
> brollan >big thing pick one
2018-03-13 13:23
Sweden kallespann 
+1 hyper kid playing 5:4 stretched lol this hyperkid will achieve nothing
2018-03-13 13:25
he already achieved wesg finals.
2018-03-13 13:56
And been top fragger on LAN as Stand in for Fnatic
2018-03-13 13:57
he already went from being unknown to joining a legitimate team in less than a year and he's only 15
2018-03-13 21:30
Sweden kallespann 
im just joking great talent, but I think we shouldnt hype brollan, michu and rez too much But u gotta agree he looks like a hyperkid xD 5:4 stretched, mountain dew and his dad working for valve lmao
2018-03-13 21:55
Sweden TR8R 
Imagine being 25 and talking shit on a 15 year old talent. Pathetic actually.
2018-03-13 15:35
mason | 
Tunisia mason~ 
and also sad
2018-03-13 17:48
Is he taalking about my man BrollanCSGO?
2018-03-13 13:55
Twistzz | 
North America f^rax 
twist looks like he's getting fatter
2018-03-13 14:48
beating tier 5 teams = next big thing
2018-03-13 15:57
Godsent ftw
2018-03-13 17:47
oBo | 
United States Plactus 
Brollan to NiP
2018-03-13 18:31
Poland Hell2k 
2018-03-13 23:47
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United States caliprep 
Man this is coming from twist himself! Twist is a better talent than brollan so far.
2018-03-13 18:37
Switzerland TyRRRR 
making hampus IGL, just kill me pleaase wtf, kick fucking freddieb it was his job ffs.
2018-03-13 18:43
Hampus have always been igl, while Freddie tried it for like 6 months in epsilon (b4 god tier rifler) and then got inte godsent as igl. So kys for being stooopid only
2018-03-14 17:17
Switzerland TyRRRR 
Hampus wasnt an IGL until he joined GODSENT faggot, he was second caller with rusty being the IGL in he's former roster. fredieb is so overrated, he's so shit he should be kicked out immediatly.
2018-03-14 19:22
FREDDIEB is GOOD wtf are you want dood? also nope hampus IGL, not faaking rusty
2018-03-14 19:52
lynxi | 
Sweden lyNxiiii 
hampus is good igl, hampus_studsm4tt4
2018-03-15 12:32
They played tier 4 teams, and he has a 1.3 rating. Kid was a lot more impressive online
2018-03-13 19:08
Sweden zl1ze 
lol no i am swedens next big thing smh
2018-03-13 22:06
Poland Hell2k 
Brollan to nip -gtr +Brollan and nip finally can be tier 1 team
2018-03-13 23:47
Says swedens next big thing
2018-03-14 02:17
one for the future huh
2018-03-14 09:52
"hampus really impressed us in Barcelona, we always needed an in-game leader, that's a thing we lacked in the last team with dennis and znajder, no one wanted to IGL." I thought thats why you added freddieb?
2018-03-14 17:19
Romania SirAlexx11 
who is twist?
2018-03-15 20:10
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