s1mple: "I think that ZywOo is closer to my level than any other pro"

Concluding our coverage from the group stage of ESL One Cologne 2019 is an interview with Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev, in which the Ukrainian talks about the addition of Kirill "Boombl4" Mikhailov, the ceiling of Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut, and more.

The Russian-Ukranian side defeated mousesports in the rematch of the opening game of the tournament to secure a spot in the LANXESS Arena, showing good form in their first LAN event with Boombl4. As usual, s1mple was a big factor in that feat, boasting a 1.31 rating.

s1mple gave props to the French prodigy ZywOo

We sat down with s1mple to hear more about replacing Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev with Boombl4, what expectations the team had coming into Cologne after a big break, and the failed knife attempt against Liquid.

Starting with the change: saying farewell to Edward, a long time Na`Vi member, how did you make the decision to go for the swap?

After a loss, we discussed if it was going to be better for us if we change a player or not, because we've been playing with the same lineup more than any team at that point. We decided that we need more firepower and it was a hard decision for us. After that, we asked B1ad3 to help us with selecting the new player. He watched demos of all the new players and asked us what kind of a player we need. After watching demos and listening to us he just told us that Boombl4 is a good choice for our team.

Does it help to have someone like B1ad3 on the outside who can take that responsibility of finding a player, not putting it on you in the team to decide who you want? Can you tell me more about that selection process?

Yeah, B1ad3 watched a 100 demos of Boombl4 and he watched the position of Edward as well, he compared all of this, he watched other players too and gave us three options. In the end, we decided that we want this player because he is like a leader, Boombl4, he talks a lot in-game, he is an entry fragger, but he can lurk as well, he is not always going first in our game.

You've been with him for a month now, a bit over that, what are the initial impression of playing with Boombl4?

The first impression is that he is very active and that he is creating space, no matter where we go he will create space. He talks a lot, he plays a lot, he is trying to improve all the time. On scrims he only had one problem, he sometimes played overaggressive after some advantage, but that comes with experience I think. I think Boombl4 will play much, much better after a month or two, same as electronic did after he joined.

You skipped a few tournaments this year as a lot of teams did, but comparing this to years before where you were playing big events every two weeks, how does that feel for you? Do you miss playing at tournaments all the time?

It was so weird after I came to this tournament with my team. I see that the top is different, the people are different, everyone is behaving differently. I see the tweets and all of that stuff, I see that all these teams think that they are very, very good, but some teams are still on the same level as it was before. But it is hard because all of the teams that we played have played LAN tournaments recently. FURIA played Astralis, mousesports' progress is really good, I was a bit nervous I would say. Two months without a tournament, with a new player, you don't know what to expect. You are trying to be calm, to focus like before, but sometimes you even forget how you focused before because it was two months ago.

Did you miss the competition that much that you ended up playing with the cats team in an online tournament?

Yeah, yeah. [laughs] I was trying to play for fun, I don't know. Especially against ForZe, they had a good chance to beat Liquid, they actually defeated them on Mirage before that game, so it was interesting for me to see how they play, I never looked into them. And we just played for fun with good personalities like Lobanjica and others.

As you said you weren't playing that much, on the rankings you dropped to 13th, so on paper you are not among the favorites, but on the name value it is expected from you to do well. What was your expectation coming into Cologne?

Our goal and expectation with the team is to just play as many maps as we can, to get a bit more experience with the new player before the main tournament, the Major. We understand that a lot of teams played together with such a long time and they have experience because they played previous events and we just practiced. But everyone understands we can win this tournament because this is a completely different roster, it could potentially be the best Natus Vincere roster. Of course, I think the 2016 roster with Zeus, GuardiaN, seized was the best one, but still, I think this one could do better.

Let's touch on the group stage, you beat mousesports twice, the BO1 and then the BO3, you made it through the lower bracket into the playoffs. How do you see what you managed to do so far?

I think we started pretty bad because, as I said, everyone was nervous and didn't know what to expect from this tournament, the first game, especially when we lose the first game every time. But after they beat us in the first half, they were screaming a lot and we told ourselves that we are tired of hearing them scream. We did comebacks on scrims and we know how to do them, and Boombl4 said: "Why did we come here if we can't do a comeback?". So everyone stepped up, played their game, started to play free, and we managed to do the comeback, 16-14. It was a tough game. They thought they were better on Train because of their streak, 11-0, but their problem was that they didn't know what we practiced and what are our strongest maps.

Taking into account everything that happened, you almost could've been undefeated in the group stage, looking at the Liquid game which went how it went. That's why I have to ask you about the knife situation, because maybe if that doesn't happen you go and win Dust2, win 2-0... how do you look on all of that?

I don't know, I just tried to knife because I wanted to knife, you know. I knew that he was not going to check me, I knew that he was going to jump on the left part of X-box, but he was looking at top mid while jumping... I hit him, I thought he had 45 HP left, but no one knew he was actually 15. I didn't expect them to do the comeback, you know, we were much stronger than them, we were better on Overpass, on Dust2, of course Mirage didn't go well, but still...

People write so much hate about this, but it was just a mistake. I understand that it is a mistake and it is not going to happen the next time. I actually thought we were going to win this 1v3, I saw Boombl4, electronic, myself... [laughs]. It was just an unlucky round and a very sad round for me. The same with the coldzera situation on Cobblestone, but that game wasn't so imporant. After this game I told my teammates: "Sorry about this guys, but we were stronger, we were unlucky on Mirage, and I think we deserve to go to the playoffs. Sorry for not letting us go to the playoffs right now". I think that is the biggest mistake, that you didn't let your team go into the playoffs. They understand that they had a chance to kill him as well, but still, it is a team game, and what happened happened, and I'm so happy that my team bounced back on Overpass. It was one of their strongest maps, it was 88% win rate before that game, and we just played better. They did come back, but still, it was a great game. I'm very sorry about the knife situation.

To finish it off, one of the players that has recently been compared to you and your rise is ZywOo. You only played Vitality once, at the last major, but how much did you see him play and what to you think about him as a player?

I think that ZywOo is closer to my level than any other pro. He is doing smart moves, he is doing a lot of what I'm doing, and I easily see this. He just needs to get more experience on LAN, and he already got a lot at ECS that they won, cs_summit... I think he is playing well and he just needs to play in this form more. He shouldn't relax, he should never relax, even if his team is winning. He should always prepare. I wish him good luck, he is on a good level. He is actually the first player that I see that is playing really smart, and not the type of smart that you need outplay the enemy, but smart with your mechanics, with nades that you use, with flashes that you give. It is hard to explain, but yeah, that is how I see it.

Is it motivating for you to see a player like that? Does it make you push yourself in order for him to not catch up with you, you obviously want to stay the best player in the world?

I understand that it is pretty hard for him to catch up with me if I'm on my high level every time, if I'm playing a lot - as I usually do. But I understand that there are going to be more players like him soon because the game is becoming bigger and all players need to step up.

They need to understand that they need to spend eight to 12 or 15 hours per day, like in every sport, football, basketball, whatever, you need to spend all of your time on what you want to upgrade. If you want to upgrade nades, you need to go on the empty map, if you want to upgrade your aim, you need to go play aim_botz, deathmatch, if you want to practice wallbangs you need to go on a practice server, do sv_cheats 1 to see what wallbangs are possible. Figure out what nades you need for retakes, for afterplant situation, and you need to be practicing this always, every time. And only because of this you can become better. And after all of this, you have a team that you need to understand, you need to help them as well, you need to fix their mistakes as well, and that is how you upgrade and become better. And with more experience, more skill, there are going to be more players like that in Counter-Strike.

Russia Kirill 'Boombl4' Mikhailov
Kirill 'Boombl4' Mikhailov
Age:
20
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
567
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Ukraine Ioann 'Edward' Sukhariev
Ioann 'Edward' Sukhariev
Age:
31
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1381
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
France Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.31
Maps played:
473
KPR:
0.88
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.13
Ukraine Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Age:
21
Rating 1.0:
1.23
Maps played:
1020
KPR:
0.85
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.11
He might be right. s1mple is the GOAT of csgo and zywoo is already really close to him. Ranking 2019 1. s1mple 2. zywoo 3. tabsen
2019-07-04 23:10
#3
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Austria shaakeh 
Obviously
2019-07-04 23:10
Electronic. "Am i a joke to you?"
2019-07-04 23:15
n1 mouz.
2019-07-04 23:36
#573
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Brazil |witcher| 
Simple is a cocky mf,
2019-07-05 22:28
So is apex but he gets carried by Zywoo
2019-07-06 01:32
He's not being cocky, he just knows his worth
2019-07-06 02:27
#616
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Denmark Jackson2185 
+1 he is just confident It's very different from culture to culture whether you look up or down at successful, confident people
2019-07-09 07:58
OMEGALUL!
2019-07-04 23:40
Zywoo rating 1.31 > S1mple rating 1.24 Better than Simple
2019-07-05 04:19
Rate is not everything. Poor bait too obvious.
2019-07-05 05:15
Zywoo>simple
2019-07-05 09:27
No
2019-07-05 09:49
*Nistelrooy
2019-07-05 11:22
I know. It's a typo
2019-07-05 13:49
Zywoo 1.31 > Jame 1.30 > s1mple 1.24
2019-07-05 05:59
Simple is like 6 years in the scene, Zywoo one year maybe soo chill with the Ratio
2019-07-05 10:31
I am implying that rating doesn't matter. s1mple>Jame despite Jame having higher rating
2019-07-05 10:54
Jame is a stathunter, he is obviously very skilled, but the rest of his team does everything for Jame to get kills
2019-07-05 15:34
Same thing with s1mple and zywoo...
2019-07-06 10:54
True but not as much. S1mple takes often matters into his own hands and rekts enemies single handedly. I dont think Jame can do the same.
2019-07-06 15:35
Not even a good bait
2019-07-05 07:07
Look at past 3 months rating
2019-07-05 08:20
2019-07-05 13:15
#508
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Portugal Digassmen 
+1
2019-07-05 14:53
+1
2019-07-05 15:21
So, all of you, who writes that ZywOo > s1mple cuz he has better rating check theirs KPR. 0.88 s1mple > ZywOo 0.83, but... haters gonna hate ;)
2019-07-14 15:55
xDDD RIP electronic
2019-07-05 11:40
ye and i feel Zywoo is better ;)
2019-07-04 23:10
Nah
2019-07-04 23:29
Imo yes and by the end of his career I think he will have achieved more than s1mple. And if not that ZywOo's personality is lot nicer than s1mple' one. This is my opinion!
2019-07-04 23:59
and how do you know that, are you a friend of them to know that? You probably never chatted to neither. If you get your ideas from what they are from what you see you're just retarded
2019-07-05 00:22
did you read that interview? "zywoo is the closest pro to my level" "I wanted to knife him" not to mention the last part.. this pure arrogance from a player who just has a got aim. in fact, since it is a team game and not a single player game, he is Not the best player. he should switch to unreal tournament though. one doesn't need to know him, and I personally don't want to know him.
2019-07-05 06:19
Facts
2019-07-05 07:04
#393
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Switzerland BlackH4ze 
tbh after seeing all those high level sport players (football, basketball ect.) I actually think arrogance might be a huge factor to be one of the best in the business.
2019-07-05 08:42
#404
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Ukraine mortydefiled 
+1
2019-07-05 09:18
i think complete self confidence gets confused with arrogance
2019-07-05 11:43
Nah, they've got both. Arrogance is the driver, you expect to be better then the other and try harder if you're not. You need to be arrogant to not respect your opposition enough. Otherwise they'll get under your skin ime. It doesn't mean you need to be arrogant all the time, but there's a tendency. Easier to hold it then drop it and obviously it's also a personality and self-preservation thing. If you're too much of a bro with everyone ever, you are leaving yourself open for all kinds of shit, especially if you're someone in a likewise position to s1mple - best in the scene, so far.
2019-07-05 15:28
self confidence: "I think I am a top player and can compete with others" (even though you are the best) arrogance: "I am the best and only 1 player is even close to my (best everyone has ever seen) level"
2019-07-05 15:32
well hes not wrong or being obnoxious so its not arrogance
2019-07-05 16:25
#494
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Nepal Jethoxoro 
+1
2019-07-05 13:40
#455
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Belgium f1ntch 
Stop this weak bullshit talk. Its just about wanting it the baddest. If you don't think you are the best you will never be its just a s1mple as that. We live in a world where being nice, does not get you anywhere on a professional level. If thinking or in s1mple's case knowing that your the best reflects any arrogance it's because he is committed to be the best. ZywOo also has this otherwise he would not be where he stands today.
2019-07-05 11:32
so why are astralis players not that arrogant? (I mean individually they were not the best, but their dominence last year was impressive) or f0rest/get_right back when NiP was dominating? so I strongly disagree with your comment I don't know about zywoo, never read any of his interviews, so far I would think he is not arrogant, but didn't hear alot from him
2019-07-05 15:35
there's still a difference between being a player in the (ex-) #1 ranked team and being the best player in the world and possibly the best player to ever touch the game franchise overall. you need to have ego/arrogance in order to reach those GOAT status highs IMO, in the end that pushes your performance if you kinda think less of your opposition and your confidence is high. just my 2 cents
2019-07-05 16:44
I agree. Very good example in sports is LeBron James and most of other star basketball players, current or past. Man, just look at Harden when he have the ball... Curry, Westbrook, Durant ... they all think they are best. Thats why they go 1vs1. Because, otherwise, why do that? The less space and time the sport have for individual performance 1vs1, the less likely you see that. Football have 11 players and so much space, that you not that often see this. Tennis... Not much in the variety of shots and situations... Ice Hockey... again, really hard to beat your opponent 1on1 (not goalie). Baseball... just different roles for you and your opponent, and so much lack in variety.
2019-07-05 23:31
I disagree, completely. s1mple first needs to prove he is the best. he has good aim and always topping scoreboard in his team. but to be the best player in a team game, isn't the team thing a part of being the best? the only thing where s1mple is best at is individual skill I agree on that, but cs is more then that, so astralis players surpass him on that by far, and many other players, too. this is first to mention to him being the best: he is NOT. second: at the time get_right was best, everyone thought as well that there will be noone to ever be better then him. and? he was never arrogant. it's not about the need of arrogance to be the best. s1mple is just a shitty person, he was like that before he was on that level and he will be after his career peak. just shitty character. period.
2019-07-06 03:54
He does not need to prove that he's the best since he already is. No he does not need to be in the best team in order to be regarded as the best player. What do you mean the Astralis players pass him? No one of them is on s1mple's level individually, not even device. I just can't be bothered to argue about semantic shit like how you think he's a bad person and how he is arrogant. This is not the "best CS person" title that we are talking about but the best player and performer on the server.
2019-07-06 10:46
the fact that arrogance makes you a worse player is a fact, that's why his character has influence on his skill (expecially in s1mples case). come on.. can't you see the obvious thing? I said s1mple is not the best player, and every astralis player surpass him. and you say s1mple is better than any player individually? how is that even related? cs is a teamgame and individual skill is ONLY ONE part and in the another part, called teamplay, s1mple is just shitty (don't talk about gameintelligence and other things, since cs more then aim & teamplay). so if I say someone is better player, than I obviously individual skill as well as teamplay plays a role. and if I say s1mple is better individually than teamplay plays no role. understood so far? okay now again. s1mple might be the best individual player (I don't want to argue about that, because I find "the best" difficult to define, since it is always about many things, sure s1mple is one of the best individual players, he shines in almost all his matches, and is carrying navi a lot, but this applys to zywoo aswell. I am scientist and something which cannot quantified is difficult to compare for me). but in general s1mple loses a lot because he is a shitty teamplayer, which puts all astralis player above him. all astralis players belong to the best in the world in terms of fragging AND teamplay I can understand that people think he is "the best" to ever touch the game, because they quantify skill by his frags/rating (something which is easy to quantify), but this is just not everything and you, as most people, fall for that trap. cs:go is a very complex game, so to put everything on 1 or 2 numbers is to easy (it's the same with rating messi the best soccer player because he every year has the most goals)
2019-07-07 10:38
"the fact that arrogance makes you a worse player is a fact" I wonder what you even mean by this? You said you're a scientist and by your own words: "something which cannot quantified is difficult to compare for me". Yet here you are presenting a statement of pure bullshit without anything to back it up. I'm quite sure you would just bring up the last knife incident which is like one of the few times s1mple has made as big of a misplay as that, which btw people are making a bigger deal out of than it actually is. Whatever, you're beyond being helped in any case. You're arguing semantics and shit you cannot actually prove either, like how s1mple is a bad teamplayer. I won't bother wasting more time typing to you.
2019-07-07 11:49
what does the fact, that "arrogance makes you a worse player" has something to do with me being scientist? this statement of yours is a bit redicoulous. the first statement is scientifically proven (I'm sure you can find related studies on google scholar). anyway, arrogance is a result of mentally weakness and makes you (per definition) overestimate yourself, which has to result in worse results compared to be healthy/normal ppl. let it be peaking around a corner or the knife thing you brought up. yes, the knife thing was pretty arrogant, I mean s1mple did this in a couple of occasions... this is not the first time, just the first time when he was punished for it (which makes me so so happy!) - I found this s1mple fanboys so funny "it's no big deal" - YES IT IS A BIG DEAL, they lost the map and therefore the match because of it! it cannot be worse! but I would say: deserved!!!!! to sum up: first you need to grow up, then you can become the best player! s1mple is, like many others here, just a little child. the difference is that s1mple got a lot of fame - which he cannot handle
2019-07-08 03:30
#490
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Italy Gio_bose 
Ur just ignorant he is the best player to ever grace csgo and you can't deny that like you said read the interview he isn't just the best player because of his aim he works so hard to be the best. Also you cannot grasp someone's personality by speaking to them in a their second language you can tell by the way he speaks English that he doesn't not know the full English vocabulary so he cannot articulate himself as he would in Russian.
2019-07-05 13:19
#506
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Bulgaria doge_one 
He is ukrainian
2019-07-05 14:47
he might be the best player individually, but as you might have noticed, it's a team based game. I disagree with the second language thing. I don't appear arrogant even if I speak my 5th learned language (which is still very bad though). I mean he fully understands what it means "zywoo is the only player who is close to my level". and using a knife and losing the map because of this just proofs it.. this was an arrogant move and got punished - I am so happy! and the knife thing has nothing to do with language, right? he just wanted to humiliate his opponents
2019-07-05 15:40
#558
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Italy Gio_bose 
That's his playstyle he can't change it there is nothing he can do. And I think because he has worked so hard to become the best in the world he can be arrogant. Thus eSports scene is all about entertainment so ithis makes him a more entertaining player to watch. Even if you don't like him you still have to respect the hard work he has put in to become the best in the world.
2019-07-05 18:19
hahahhaha NO, it's disgusting not entertaining. it's really disgusting. and no he is not allowed to be arrogant just because he worked hard. I respect his work, but that doesn't mean I like him! actually I cannot understand that he has fans at all... and as I mentioned a couple of times, individual skill is not everything: s1mple is not the best!
2019-07-06 03:58
#586
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Italy Gio_bose 
S1mple is the best and if you don't think that then your just delusional
2019-07-06 10:03
I told you that he might have the best individual skill but it is a team game, if you don't understand that than we don'zt need to talk. and s1mple is shitty teamplayer
2019-07-07 10:21
#604
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Italy Gio_bose 
You do realise that NaVi and their playstyle is built around s1mple being insane, and they give him the best positiobs in the map so he can get lots of kills which he does which means he does his role which technically means hes a team player
2019-07-07 15:38
eh no, I mean it's stupid that navi builds their tactics around s1mple, but that doesn't make s1mple a teamplayer when others sacrifice everything for him ;D
2019-07-08 03:31
#612
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Italy Gio_bose 
Technically it does cuz hes doing his role in the team
2019-07-08 09:21
#613
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Italy Gio_bose 
Technically it does cuz hes doing his role in the team
2019-07-08 09:22
Than you're retarded, you can't judge anything by it's cover. He is the best, he would be lying if he said he wasn't. LeBron says he's the best on the NBA. Is it a lie? No, and he doesn't turn arrogant because of it, just confident. I have many friends that i tought were shitty people at first sight and I was completely wrong ultil i actually knew them. He is a professional and works on a competitive job, being the best is an achievement. People like you, try to find everything they can to put the best down. If ZyWoo becomes number one, people will do the same as you and find a way to say he's a piece of shit. 2 gods, respect them
2019-07-05 15:21
but you can be humble, even though you might think like that. that would make your personality much nicer! I will never respect people like that. because their are way more important things than being good in cs (or any sport). I rather support get_right, who is playing bad and has a nice personality then s1mple who is super arrogant. no I don't care what s1mple achieved or what get_right achieved, I care if they would help an old lady crossing the street! this is what our society needs, people with impact like that who are role models and show good behaviour. young children look up to them and might copy. but copy arrogance? bad.. that's also why I suport Miroslav Klose (admits that a goal he shot does not count because of a foul he did before - several times) and not lionel messi (who tries to play as unfair as possible). just if you want to take it with role models in real sports. I don't know basketball so cannot judge lebron
2019-07-05 15:48
#559
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Italy Gio_bose 
You see that's what letting you down in life in any sport you have to do the little tricks that will give you an advantage. Sometimes they may be dirty, but you've gotta do what you gotta do to win. So what s1mple may be arrogant you still have to respect the work s1mple put in to become the best player in the world same with Messi and Ronaldo
2019-07-05 18:23
no I don't respect them, definitely not, I'd rather disrespect them. If you think think about the "I" in a team game, then you already missunderstood something. and no you don't need dirty tricks to be top. look at philip lahm or miro klose, or many other players... they don't have a big name as messi/ronaldo, but they are as good as them, just playing a different role/position in their team (and especially messi is a really shitty player, he let's his play for him and does nothing for the team - ronaldo is by far better then him)
2019-07-06 04:10
#587
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Italy Gio_bose 
Lahm and klose are no where near Messi or Ronald
2019-07-06 10:05
ahead of messi and close to ronaldo, messi just has good numbers (like s1mple) because he is only playing for himself - no contribution to the team. you just look at one part of the game, sure he is a god in playing with the ball, e.g. dribbling, pass accuracy, accuracy in shooting goals, but as I said, it's a team game, guess why barcelona always loses in CL quarterfinal? RIGHT, it's a team game and characterwise lahm and klose surpass messi and ronaldo by far
2019-07-07 10:20
#603
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Italy Gio_bose 
This is not a game of is the nicest guy. Actual fans of football or csgo don't give a flying fuck about your personality they just want to see what you can bring to the team
2019-07-07 15:36
that's the problem, fans don't give a fuck about humanity. but it doesn't mean it's right. I don't get it what is so cool about winning a game by using shitty tricks to win a game (soccer). anyway, a toxic atmosphere is never a good thing for a team, so gg no re @ messi & s1mple.
2019-07-08 03:46
#614
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Italy Gio_bose 
How.is that a problem
2019-07-08 09:23
im gonna repeat, you don't know if he is arrogant, you don't know him at all. I used to play sports, and my personality inside the court was much different than outside and i wasn't even professional, imagine if you are. Confident is not the same as arrogant
2019-07-05 18:28
"Confident is not the same as arrogant", I agree. first a definition: arrogance is when you think you are better then you are. that sounds exactly like s1mple, who is rather trying to humiliate his opponents (because he thinks he is in a strong position) then to get a safe round win. in the end he lost the map: arrogance thinking to be the best player and talking about "I" in a team game, is actually the same. he has great skills but it's a team game and team play is not his strength, that's why astralis players are more complete players than s1mple. he is not the best, he is just overestimating his skill (or aim). there is a reason why he didn't achieve much in csgo - it's not because of his team, that team was a top team before s1mple arrived. I don't know you - but when I did competitive sports I was not different in tournaments than outside, so maybe you. and there are a lot of professional athlets who are not arrogant (actually most of them, take soccer aside, because soccer players are mostly arrogant). so it's not the professionalism or the competition which makes people arrogant. actually I have to say, if he changes his personality then he can be the best, but with arrogance you will hardly be the best. s1mple needs to grow up - he is just a little child who got to much fame to early on.
2019-07-06 04:22
Im not even trying to convince you anymore, you said Messi is a shit player that doesn't play for the team (#583) and you're clearly talking about what you don't know. Btw, I love Ronaldo, but Messi has more assists and is a better passer and is still younger. When you say Messi is a shit player, there's no point in talking to you
2019-07-06 15:17
messi is a shit player. there is more to soccer than passing/assist. did you ever see messi defending?! no? me neither. and don't tell me it's not his task, because even other top attackers defend as well. so you cannot convince me, because you have no point ;D
2019-07-07 10:17
? you have no clue about what football is boy. Did you see defensive plays from players like xavi or iniesta or henry? No, that doesn't mean they're shit. Messi and Ronaldo are the 2 best of all time, both fighting for 10 ballon dor in 10 years and still doing it. Just fuck off m8, don't talk about football monkey.
2019-07-07 21:34
xavi and iniesta surely help in the defence, thats why they are much better then messi! ronaldo, too, helps in defence, that's why he is way better then messi. ballon d'or is worth nothing since it's mostly about simplifiying soccer, to a few numbers. sure ronaldo, even though I don't like him, is a great player, but to reduce the soccer world to these two players is ridiculous, as the FIFA, too, is don't call me monkey, if you don't know what a monkey is. this comment actually shows me your mindset.. you should stop playing computer and go out, there you can learn to control your anger.
2019-07-08 03:54
I almost don't play computer, just watch esports ;) I will keep calling you a monkey because you have the mindset of a monkey, hating on professionals for no reason at all. There are roles in football and no, not every player contributes by defending. Saying the ballon dor is worth nothing makes you a retard. Saying it doesn't matter just shows that you don't accept the vision of people who actually get paid from football and know far better about it than you. You have to create your own monkey "rules" to argument what's important or not. And the world isn't based on your opinions. The fact is that 2 players fought for the most prestigious individual award for 10 years, voted by the best and the ones who have knowledge in the sport. Your opinion doesn't mean shit against facts, that's what separates it. Now stfu and get laid before telling me how to do my life
2019-07-08 20:26
#218
ZywOo | 
Europe vacban 
Both have great personalities (new simple not old ;) )
2019-07-05 00:31
autists on the hltv
2019-07-05 01:38
#318
Zeus | 
Russia Klugervl 
There are much aut on hltv, even u
2019-07-05 03:05
#319
s1mple | 
India KNOX23 
You should not forget s1mple has a lot of experience which made him achieve this sky high rating zywOo sure can be better but it will take time as s1mple said And looks like he really wants to see zywOo push him more so that he becomes a god
2019-07-05 03:09
ZywOo is a teddy bear
2019-07-05 10:30
+1
2019-07-05 07:36
I think elige is top 5
2019-07-04 23:10
+1
2019-07-04 23:15
#98
shroud | 
United States ecvo 
I think forsaken is numba #1
2019-07-04 23:29
#149
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Netherlands MaYoristiC_ 
For f*fksaken
2019-07-04 23:45
#175
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India ASTRALNINJA 
Lol xD
2019-07-05 00:02
Forsaken, boi oo boi. No one can ever forget him.
2019-07-05 00:42
++++1111
2019-07-05 07:37
+++++11111
2019-07-05 08:12
#351
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Denmark EyesWallow 
It should be Ranking 2019 1. s1mple 2. zywoo 3. elige
2019-07-05 05:50
EliGE is underrated right now, agreed
2019-07-05 13:05
i agreed too. so underrated.
2019-07-05 14:58
#14
Twistzz | 
Sweden Unluko 
wow!
2019-07-04 23:10
#36
suNny | 
Czech Republic y0fl0w 
LUL
2019-07-04 23:13
0/8 , tabsen #1
2019-07-04 23:13
Flair, name, and flag doesn't check out
2019-07-04 23:15
I think the flag and name really check out tho
2019-07-05 00:45
#406
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United Kingdom riiN^ 
+88
2019-07-05 09:22
#406
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United Kingdom riiN^ 
+88
2019-07-05 09:22
#43
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Hungary OwlOfMoist 
+1
2019-07-04 23:14
#56
7evaN | 
United States Everette 
elige is up there
2019-07-04 23:17
goat of cs go with no titles?? LUL man wtf
2019-07-04 23:19
LUL MAN YES
2019-07-04 23:21
he is not xD
2019-07-04 23:22
LUL MAN YES HE IS
2019-07-04 23:22
i admire him but u cant say that for a player without majors
2019-07-04 23:23
LUL MAN TITLES ARE THE REAL WAY TO JUDGE A PLAYER IN A TEAM GAME PELE 3 WC PELE >>> ALL
2019-07-04 23:23
in stone age it was ez to win titles i agree that he is the best individually but he cant be a goat without titles
2019-07-04 23:29
who gives a fuck what you agree
2019-07-04 23:31
"i agree that he is the best individually" = GOAT right now! SIMPLE best of the best.
2019-07-05 00:55
goat is the best player, you admit it yourself bro. s1mple GOAT
2019-07-05 01:20
You can't be serious, it's nonsense.
2019-07-05 02:07
#320
Xyp9x | 
Brazil Ninjz 
+1
2019-07-05 03:22
#77
s1mple | 
Netherlands xGrayZ 
HAHAHAHH TABSEN?? XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD loooooooooool
2019-07-04 23:23
+1
2019-07-04 23:55
seriously fuck off big sucks
2019-07-04 23:23
#409
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United Kingdom riiN^ 
But tabseN still best player in this shithole
2019-07-05 09:24
maybe in your fantasy world
2019-07-05 10:22
#575
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United Kingdom riiN^ 
tabseN >>>>>>> Xantares by hella far
2019-07-05 23:34
#108
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Russia RoughGuy 
#3 Elige
2019-07-04 23:32
Probably #1 Elige right now with the way HLTV ranking works
2019-07-05 01:43
TabseN lmaooooooo he's not even top 20
2019-07-04 23:40
#142
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Europe Qaia 
Nice bait big fan
2019-07-04 23:43
#147
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Netherlands MaYoristiC_ 
tabsen? ROFL....
2019-07-04 23:45
#177
ZywOo | 
Tunisia @D3XTER 
tabsen?????????? flag checks out
2019-07-05 00:03
he is trolling obv
2019-07-05 15:23
What tabsen?
2019-07-05 00:24
#236
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Sweden Trkmag 
He’s not the goat
2019-07-05 00:37
#259
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Greece D0cCtor 
tabsen hahahahahaha
2019-07-05 01:02
#518
2019-07-05 15:23
OMEGALULsen xDDD
2019-07-05 01:29
#518
2019-07-05 15:23
k
2019-07-05 01:32
tabsen? LMAO
2019-07-05 01:43
nt but no. HLTV 2019 Rankings: 1. kennyS 2. s1mple 3. ZywOo
2019-07-05 02:56
#510
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United States B3TAGabriel 
Like that one dawg
2019-07-05 15:02
flair checks out
2019-07-12 12:27
Its true though
2019-07-12 18:19
Simple zywoo Niko, tabsen is decent not so skilled
2019-07-05 04:01
Yeah tabsen gets slept on because BIG never wins a the big one but if he was to switch to a skillwise better team like mouz, faze, liquid he would be a monster.
2019-07-05 06:31
#386
Happy | 
Poland Millka 
s1mple GOAT is the biggest joke at this site but his fangays truly believe thats truth, what an irony, fun thou...
2019-07-05 08:21
#567
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Brazil Hyperzera 
+1
2019-07-05 20:12
3 tabsen OMEGALUL ahaha
2019-07-05 10:19
#518
2019-07-05 15:23
tabsen? tf?
2019-07-05 10:49
tabsen OMG is not in best player HLTV
2019-07-05 12:27
#2
Pornas | 
Poland ZxGriM 
his knives are way more on point
2019-07-04 23:09
LOL s1mple nice knife dude
2019-07-04 23:10
pog
2019-07-04 23:10
#7
 | 
United States ascendaNt_88 
"my level" arrogant!
2019-07-04 23:10
He is better than everyone? He knows You know Everyone knows
2019-07-04 23:11
#40
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France Ghoul98 
Just because you're the best doesn't means you have to scream it everyday. Just look at how Zywoo for exemple handle his fame and his sucess : the guy is calm quiet and humble, bu hey he could also brag like simple but he doesn't
2019-07-04 23:14
Its not bragging saying youre best?
2019-07-04 23:15
#57
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France Ghoul98 
It's not necessary. And saying my level and everything isn't very humble. The dude is wonderful i admit but he could be a bit more humble
2019-07-04 23:17
why would he be humble if he dont want?
2019-07-04 23:26
#121
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France Ghoul98 
It's a good value for me but yeah he do what he want
2019-07-04 23:35
#205
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Finland Spiritti 
I, myself, don't take interviews like these too seriously because for someone who doesn't speak english well might say something that sounds cocky without even realizing it because in his native language it doesn't sound arrogant. In my opinion s1mple is neither very humble nor super arrogant. He has these periods when he's cocky and after he relaxes and sounds humble for a long time. It's really weird to first listen an interview where he sounds really cocky and arrogant and suddenly in an interview after a couple months he sounds really humble. Overall many of his past interviews he has said he hasn't done enough and that he needs to improve. Idk I don't see him as an arrogant little c*nt.
2019-07-05 00:21
#261
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Spain N0Love 
+1
2019-07-05 01:11
#454
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Belgium therealV1c 
+1
2019-07-05 11:24
yes and the interviewer said he is better than anyone else. s1mple didint start the topic
2019-07-05 12:50
#512
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United States B3TAGabriel 
"Sieg heil germans" ......
2019-07-05 15:04
See you in hell
2019-07-05 17:24
#209
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Singapore MrHelloThere 
He's #1 in the ranking, he's putting numbers in nearly every game with NaVi. He's not in his debut, he has experience, he has been on lan since "forever". He has all the right to be confident about his level, I don't see any arrogance in this.
2019-07-05 00:23
#422
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Israel Roeezz 
Are you kidding?! He never talkes, never says anything like that. This interview was held with him because he got THAT good with hard work, and the evidence show he is the best because he's got the most skill and works the hardest. Zywoo doesn't talk because he is new to the scene and until he proves he can stay at this level (like s1mple did time and time again) he needs to sit down, shut up, and keep practicing. We as fans should love the fact guys like s1mple take on the role of "best player in the world" or teams like fnatic and astralis took on "the bad guys" because it adds a story to the game. Stop whining about arrogance and just enjoy it.
2019-07-05 10:03
Being fake humble is shittier than owning your arrogance.
2019-07-04 23:30
100% agree
2019-07-05 00:06
Stop defaulting to your worthless beta mentality
2019-07-04 23:55
#185
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United States the_dukes 
fucking American asshole shut the fuck up.... s1mple is goat and zywoo is not at his level and if you have problem with it then go and face 1v1 against s1mple
2019-07-05 00:06
Because zywoo doesn’t speak English lol
2019-07-05 01:44
A king does not need to say he is the king. Nor should he.
2019-07-05 00:44
#340
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France Ghoul98 
-Tywin Lannister
2019-07-05 04:47
Lol every king will said "IM THE KING, I CAN DO WHAT I WANT" i swear
2019-07-09 08:13
not publicly
2019-07-09 21:03
i don't remember s1mple 'screaming it everyday'.
2019-07-04 23:18
#84
allu | 
Sweden ezwuo 
+1
2019-07-04 23:24
Yeah, this baguette's just a delusional retard.
2019-07-05 00:00
+1
2019-07-05 00:33
+1
2019-07-05 00:50
+1
2019-07-05 09:50
#474
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Serbia nocturnSRB 
+1
2019-07-05 12:25
i don't remember s1mple 'screaming it everyday'.
2019-07-04 23:47
#165
shroud | 
United States HowToK 
humble? more like shy and anxious lol
2019-07-04 23:55
#334
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Indonesia Astranesia 
+1 Exactly
2019-07-05 04:06
Dude did you even read the statement? He just answered the question
2019-07-05 00:05
s1mple doesn't scream it everyday
2019-07-05 00:32
he is a fat virgin incel that no one likes, rather brag like s1mple tbh
2019-07-05 00:33
#294
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Finland yEkQ 
"he handle his fame" just cos he can't do interviews in eng. but for real hes fame for now is he may be the next s1mple. lets see that part after he is #1 or #2 not after less then 1 year in pro scene.
2019-07-05 01:52
#317
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United States ferric 
lol shutup bro, you make liquid fans look bad
2019-07-05 03:05
#341
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France Ghoul98 
Ok mens don't cry)) 👌
2019-07-05 04:48
#380
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Sweden Kasidro 
Dumbest thing I've read in awhile.
2019-07-05 08:01
#451
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New Zealand Eauor 
He isn't bragging - he is just mentioning it because it's appropriate for the conversation. And someone who works as hard as him deserves to be able to say that he is the best player - you don't always need to be self-deprecating and humble.
2019-07-05 11:22
Cuz he don't speak English OMEGALUL....
2019-07-05 13:34
+1
2019-07-04 23:28
+1
2019-07-05 01:44
#23
United Kingdom Alth 
Recognising your own success isn't arrogance. Depends on the context.
2019-07-04 23:11
#267
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Spain N0Love 
I'm 100% fine with people with his success/talent speaking about it that way
2019-07-05 01:17
#382
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Sweden undie 
1+
2019-07-05 08:05
#29
jks | 
Australia 0iq_man 
how does should he put it?
2019-07-04 23:12
No everyone knows it he knows hit
2019-07-04 23:14
#62
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Portugal MR_CAL 
he is being realistic
2019-07-04 23:19
#95
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United States BubbleFlames 
I thought so too for a minute, but let's be honest, he is easily the best player in the world and everyone knows it
2019-07-04 23:28
So he should lie and say he isn't the top player in the world?
2019-07-04 23:41
He used to deny it when people say it, maybe he's just gotten tired of that. And everyone who has eyes to see S1mple play can see he's still by far the best player.
2019-07-04 23:56
#200
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Europe Nomarosa 
That's not being arrogant, that's being realistic, also because EVERYONE says it. How dumb are you jesus christ.
2019-07-05 00:18
#296
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India pm_oldmonk 
But it's true... As the saying goes "it's not bragging if it's true"
2019-07-05 01:58
#304
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El Salvador Sp1x 
He never even says he's better than anyone unless he's specifically referenced in interviews. The only other time I can recall is when he finally admitted to being the best after winning a tournament when everyone already knew he was.
2019-07-05 02:28
Can you blame him, look at his ratings
2019-07-05 05:36
ZyWoo>S1mple at the end of 2019
2019-07-04 23:10
#111
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Chile Nozkur 
-1
2019-07-04 23:33
The end? I doubt that, the French don't do well against Russians in winter. (And yes, I know S1mple is from Ukraine, but that's really just a little piece of Russia.)
2019-07-04 23:58
ZyWoo is just 18 and rn #2 player
2019-07-05 00:01
1. I was joking. 2. The gap between the two right now is large enough for ZyWoo to not catch up (in skill at least, stats might) within a year if S1mple doesn't drop. 3. S1mple is going to improve this year because someone is actually challenging his top spot, there's no better motivation for him than ZyWoo. That's why so many "best at something"-people stay the best for so long. S1mple is like the Usain Bolt of Counter Strike.
2019-07-05 00:10
Well said
2019-07-05 00:16
True but someday ZyWoo will be above s1mple if Vitality stays in the Top 10 coz he is still just a talent
2019-07-05 00:29
This is most likely due to age. ZyWoo being younger means he can potentially overtake s1mple. But you never know. Players fall off sometimes inexplicably. S1mple is like NEO or f0rest in 1.6. ZyWoo can be that player possibly, too. Time will tell.
2019-07-05 06:59
#429
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France Vipair 
Large enough ? I mean simple is better than him theres no doubt about that but how can you tell that simple is visibly better than zywoo id like to know
2019-07-05 10:29
Just watch him play. With S1mple the talent is just pouring out. I bet he hasn't even reached his peak. ZyWoo looks as if he's gotten so good through hard work. Talent is always better than hard work.
2019-07-06 16:37
#473
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Serbia nocturnSRB 
xdd
2019-07-05 12:24
#9
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Germany Fl0RR3 
True words
2019-07-04 23:10
true
2019-07-04 23:10
#12
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Hungary StraYzie 
"my level" lol
2019-07-04 23:10
#73
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Sweden meistr0 
+1 lol. Ego AF
2019-07-04 23:22
#104
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Spain BlaNcoW 
He is the best player in the world. You know it He knows it Everyone knows it
2019-07-04 23:31
Ehhhhh 0/8 “FlAiR ChECks oUT bTW”
2019-07-04 23:45
Stop copypasting every commment you see rofl
2019-07-05 07:46
#495
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Spain BlaNcoW 
Sorry XD
2019-07-05 13:42
#159
f0rest | 
United Kingdom maxa_ 
i mean this guy is top 1 currently... Would be retarded if he wouldnt admit it
2019-07-04 23:51
#160
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Sweden meistr0 
lol. He can be humble & say "I think X is doing a very good job & is a #1 candidate".
2019-07-04 23:53
#207
f0rest | 
United Kingdom maxa_ 
maybe he could, but he has all the rights to say he is the best and only one at his level
2019-07-05 00:22
He wouldn't be #1 if he didn't have enough ego to be convinced that he's the best in the world without any contest You need this ego to be the best
2019-07-05 01:45
#397
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Netherlands Ramskis 
maybe but that also would be very boring
2019-07-05 08:57
#472
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Serbia nocturnSRB 
ye
2019-07-05 12:24
#297
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India pm_oldmonk 
But it's true... As the saying goes "it's not bragging if it's true"
2019-07-05 01:58
#513
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United States B3TAGabriel 
A stupid guy full of himself
2019-07-05 15:06
#595
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Mongolia Eyeyuris 
if u dont think s1mple is 1 or 2 in the world you are a retard
2019-07-07 04:53
#600
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Hungary StraYzie 
He is, but he is not on a different level alone
2019-07-07 10:33
#13
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France ZLGcs 
yoooooooooo
2019-07-04 23:10
#15
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United States jsxanatos 
knife him bro
2019-07-04 23:11
#471
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Serbia nocturnSRB 
hHAAA
2019-07-05 12:23
#16
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United Kingdom EoOo 
s1mple ego
2019-07-04 23:11
+1
2019-07-04 23:21
#120
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Brazil Douplesxx 
its not ego if its true. Just honesty
2019-07-04 23:35
#514
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United States B3TAGabriel 
You are too stupid to realise what ego means ?
2019-07-05 15:08
#578
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Brazil Douplesxx 
what does it mean?
2019-07-06 01:27
#470
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Serbia nocturnSRB 
-1
2019-07-05 12:22
-1
2019-07-05 13:37
but still a mile away, s1mple >>>>>>>>>> gap of atlantic ocean >>>>>> the moon >>>> back to earth >>>>> zywoo
2019-07-04 23:11
#28
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k 
+1
2019-07-04 23:11
#110
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Spain BlaNcoW 
+1
2019-07-04 23:33
#37
suNny | 
Czech Republic y0fl0w 
pretty accurate
2019-07-04 23:13
Agreed
2019-07-04 23:23
#106
mixwell | 
Switzerland x676 
+1
2019-07-04 23:32
+ <3
2019-07-05 01:08
+1.
2019-07-05 09:14
#460
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France Lelib 
Flair checks out
2019-07-05 11:40
And so does yours, we can disagree all you want but atleast my opinion is backed by facts. Good day.
2019-07-05 12:13
#486
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France Lelib 
Which facts ? Tell me please ? Oh right S1mple god baiting his mates everyround, gets cocky and wants to knife and loses the game because or his arrogance. And saying zywoo is miles away from s1mple level when everyone saying he's godlike, even s1mple with his incommensurable arrogance admitted that he is pretty good but hey, not to "my level" yet omegalaul
2019-07-05 13:11
Calm down sir, you are right, zywoo is good but still a long way to go before he reaches s1mples level, he may never reach it, so you might have to prepare for that
2019-07-05 13:48
#520
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France Lelib 
You're right saying he's not at his level yet, but saying that he's got a long way to go before reaching s1mple is ridiculous
2019-07-05 15:23
But when at the level of players like s1mple and zywoo, even the slighest gap in skill is a long way, im not sure if theres a better way of putting it but thats it.
2019-07-05 17:45
#478
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North America AlanSmith 
flair checks out
2019-07-05 12:38
American NIP fan, can only imagine his face when GTR nearly went to C9
2019-07-05 12:39
#480
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North America AlanSmith 
Reply needs to have actual content
2019-07-05 12:40
#19
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France 0racle 
Nice atomic bomb HLTV
2019-07-04 23:11
+1
2019-07-04 23:23
#228
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Poland Lukovsky 
+1
2019-07-05 00:34
#496
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Spain BlaNcoW 
+1
2019-07-05 13:44
#20
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Russia TheWizzard 
2 beasts of csgo
2019-07-04 23:11
Doooouuu
2019-07-04 23:11
LMAO this arrogance ZywOo is better wtf
2019-07-04 23:11
retard
2019-07-04 23:26
#114
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Spain BlaNcoW 
Delete please
2019-07-04 23:33
#116
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k 
0/8
2019-07-04 23:34
#136
aurora | 
Australia omag 
0/8 bait
2019-07-04 23:41
#141
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Finland Puskaaa 
-100
2019-07-04 23:42
+1, s1mple is not on highest level
2019-07-04 23:55
Wrong he is thats a fact Zywoo is a legend but S1mple is nr. 1
2019-07-05 09:13
0/777
2019-07-05 13:38
#24
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United Kingdom VOsskJi 
pog
2019-07-04 23:11
#25
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Europe b7ack0ut 
nice
2019-07-04 23:11
#26
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Belarus FanOfNAteams 
+1
2019-07-04 23:11
#27
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k 
close but will never be good as goat of cs s1mple
2019-07-04 23:11
Zywoo be like you shouldn't say things like that at the moment bro
2019-07-04 23:12
#31
jks | 
Australia 0iq_man 
Rip niko LUL
2019-07-04 23:12
#32
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Europe TheSench 
ZywOo >>>>> S1mple
2019-07-04 23:12
#117
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k 
0/8
2019-07-04 23:34
#122
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Russia RoughGuy 
How are your team MouzSucks? oh they're going home why so fast and why w0xic is not the best player as u all said
2019-07-04 23:35
#130
woxic | 
Turkey cemc_ 
? he didnt say about nothing about navi and mouz, toxic af
2019-07-04 23:39
#140
 | 
Russia RoughGuy 
Man he's try to trolling us (Na'Vi fans) and is it nothing?
2019-07-04 23:42
#143
woxic | 
Turkey cemc_ 
lmao, he just said his opinion, thats not your business and there is nothing troll
2019-07-04 23:43
#154
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Russia RoughGuy 
okay your mom is fat))))))))) lmao i just said my opinion
2019-07-04 23:47
#211
Zeus | 
Russia Mickeeey 
wtf u have wrote..
2019-07-05 00:25
Some people are actually too dumb....
2019-07-05 10:57
You’re the shitty kid no one wants at parties because he tries to shit on everyone thinking he is the best.
2019-07-04 23:46
#162
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Russia RoughGuy 
LUL okay defend zywoo its nice really nice haters of s1mple here and trying to troll me
2019-07-04 23:53
Im not a S1mple hater, i love the Player but you’re not S1mple so i’m not going to pretend to like you because you seem like a shitty person.
2019-07-05 00:03
#183
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Russia RoughGuy 
why? because he started trolling me and i just put him in his place
2019-07-05 00:06
Why? Because he stated his opinion on the S1mple and Zywoo facts and you just start bashing on the team he supports which was not even discussed or mentioned in his comment and you just started being hateful and annoying.
2019-07-05 00:07
#191
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Russia RoughGuy 
okay your mom is fat))))))))) lmao i just said my opinion
2019-07-05 00:11
#193
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Russia RoughGuy 
it was no opinion with " ))))))) " if u dont understand this so pls dont write me
2019-07-05 00:12
You’re retarded he said Zywoo >>>>>>>> S1mple and that what he thinks. Stating my mom is fat is not opinion based what so ever if you really think your point is valid i really suggest you should go back to kindergarten and Get raised again.
2019-07-05 10:56
i think your iq is close to the average of congo
2019-07-05 01:36
#33
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France Ghoul98 
Zywoo doesn't throw
2019-07-04 23:12
#123
 | 
Russia RoughGuy 
Because they never have a chance to win Liquid 2-0 cry is free
2019-07-04 23:36
#144
 | 
Russia RoughGuy 
wow when it was like 3 month ago when liquid was choke
2019-07-04 23:43
#146
NAF | 
United States skzl_ 
and for the past year when liquid is choke liquid is 11-1 in maps against navi LUL
2019-07-04 23:46
#157
 | 
Russia RoughGuy 
Yeah with edward, but now in important tournament they almost won 2-0 with new roster when liquid top1, so cry is free as always
2019-07-04 23:49
#161
NAF | 
United States skzl_ 
you keep changing the subject, if you wanna talk about bots vitality has rpk, and vitality dominated that series, you clearly didn’t watch but zywoo had so much impact where in the navi series s1mples biggest impact in the game was missing a knife kill.
2019-07-04 23:53
#174
 | 
Russia RoughGuy 
yes and s1mple just doing eco fraggs and zeus make ace every round . u're so dumb. i understand u dont like s1mple and u try to defend yours idol zywoo but be honest that. American cs is a joke carried by polish immigrant Elige and 2 Canadians. BTW VITALLITY LOSE TO AST AND LIQUID WILL LOSE NAVI 2-1 AND WHOLE DAY U WILL BE CRYING HOW S1MPLE BAITTING AND DOING LUKCY KILLS
2019-07-05 00:01
#187
NAF | 
United States skzl_ 
I don’t dislike s1mple, i dislike delusional s1mple fanboys like you, also when you talked about navi playing s1mple you called liquid top 1 but no you’re calling them a joke also canada is america hence north america :)
2019-07-05 00:08
#194
 | 
Russia RoughGuy 
i just explained that its wrong man because people will think that its true /closed pls
2019-07-05 00:15
#202
NAF | 
United States skzl_ 
/open ok luv u men very good chat :) /closed
2019-07-05 00:18
#249
Zeus | 
Russia Mickeeey 
ahahahahha
2019-07-05 00:46
#213
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Romania decis1ve 
RUSKYY. Na'Vi is a great team and s1mple is the best player. Now can u please not pick a fight with everyone that disagrees with your opinions? Fucking retard.
2019-07-05 00:26
#219
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Russia RoughGuy 
XD i try to explaine. why u bully me
2019-07-05 00:32
#283
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Croatia Makz_CRO 
Nice talk, too bad Navi has always been an Ukrainian team and now you wanna say that one match as a 60% Russian team almost beat currently the strongest team in the world. Too bad, 3 months > 1 bo3
2019-07-05 01:39
#134
Boo | 
France mbl4 
They had actually lmao
2019-07-04 23:40
#34
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France StickyRice 
Real recognize real.
2019-07-04 23:12
#35
 | 
Singapore FallBlade 
top1
2019-07-04 23:13
So arrogant S1mple
2019-07-04 23:14
#226
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Moldova AJollyDoge 
Did you know that the "1" in his name means Top 1 ?
2019-07-05 00:33
#271
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Sweden Zaser5 
Good name
2019-07-05 01:25
true ZywOo the only one who is doing something thats comparable to s1mple I hope for a long rivalry i expect top5 at the end of the year 1.s1mple 2.ZywOo 3.ELiGE 4.dev1ce 5.Magisk/Twistzz
2019-07-04 23:14
wtf am actual good list
2019-07-04 23:16
rip niko :( btw good top 5 ; maybe electronic could be here as weII
2019-07-04 23:23
why would everyone put device on his top 5 list lol, its not top awpers list
2019-07-04 23:42
Third highest rated Several evps A mvp One of the arguments people had against device last year was that his rating was boosted by having a great team yet his team is nowhere near as good yet his rating is higher than last year
2019-07-05 00:57
>flair
2019-07-05 02:40
You asked a question i answered you If simple was my first favorite player i wouldnt be allowed to say he is number 1 then?
2019-07-05 02:44
there are better players that deserve top 5 spot than device, also simple is clear top 1 and no one has rights to deny it, therefore everyone should agree that he's top 1
2019-07-05 02:49
Simple is obviously top 1 and device is obviously top 5
2019-07-05 04:06
#413
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Europe crosst 
Nop
2019-07-05 09:31
only 50% of that sentence is true
2019-07-05 15:54
-device +electronic
2019-07-05 00:20
#310
kennyS | 
France saodo 
-electronic +tabsen
2019-07-05 02:48
LMAO
2019-07-05 04:49
#357
Petra | 
African Union _Hoidd_ 
There can't be any top 5 list without Chris J. He is easily top 3 player. When he is in form, there is literally no one who can stop him. Just needs some consistency
2019-07-05 06:25
And time, afterall he is still a promising rising talent.
2019-07-05 10:27
#44
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Turkey Aybars1 
ego > s1
2019-07-04 23:14
#45
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Portugal Furiosoo 
True s1mple top 1 zywoo top 2
2019-07-04 23:14
Yeah, but zywoo doesnt throw the map
2019-07-04 23:14
#128
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Russia RoughGuy 
Yeah and guardian doesn't go home or do
2019-07-04 23:37
Do you even english bro? Faze is shit. But that has nothing to do that s1mple throwed the map vs liquid
2019-07-04 23:41
#150
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Russia RoughGuy 
who cares about overatted fat kid who 1 year ago played mm
2019-07-04 23:46
Wtf dude do you even think about what you write here? Guardian irrelevant yes, but s1mple still threw the map
2019-07-05 09:52
#47
f0rest | 
Poland axm32 
2019 its gonna be like 1.s1mple 2.Zywooo ... nobody even close then rest of players
2019-07-04 23:15
elige "we are top1" (obviously true) hltv: OMG ARROGANT IF YOURE TOP 1 YOU SHOULDNT HAVE TO SAY IT GARBAGE WILL GET REKT s1mple "I am top1" (obviously true) hltv: Great interview csgod!
2019-07-04 23:15
Read comments
2019-07-04 23:17
hahahahahahahahah i.imgur.com/pm11p74.png XD
2019-07-04 23:33
i was LITERALLY about to post this lmfao. +10000000
2019-07-04 23:33
One opinion is subjective, the other is a well known fact to everyone by now.
2019-07-04 23:34
#263
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United States stephcurry30 
indeed as of 2019 s1mple is arguably top 1 but liquid being top 1 is indisputable as seen by objective rankings from multiple sites as well as the facts believed by pro players
2019-07-05 01:11
Ure generalizing brother. I think liquid is top1 and I also believe that s1mple is the best player rn
2019-07-04 23:50
Actually most comments complain about simple being arrogant so nothing new on hltv
2019-07-05 02:51
no most comments make fun of the people calling s1mple arrogant, dont know why you would deny the bias at least own up to it when we all know its there
2019-07-05 04:19
Everyone says that s1mple is the best in the world but when s1mple himself talks about it people go "arrogant", "toxic" LMAO I'm so done 2019-07-04 23:36
2019-07-05 15:03
#53
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Bulgaria kr9ptonn 
Great interview csgod!
2019-07-04 23:16
lul
2019-07-05 03:55
Zywoo > s1mple
2019-07-04 23:16
well said by s1mple, and very simply put "They need to understand that they need to spend eight to 12 or 15 hours per day, like in every sport, football, basketball, whatever, you need to spend all of your time on what you want to upgrade. If you want to upgrade nades, you need to go on the empty map, if you want to upgrade your aim, you need to go play aim_botz, deathmatch, if you want to practice wallbangs you need to go on a practice server, do sv_cheats 1 to see what wallbangs are possible. Figure out what nades you need for retakes, for afterplant situation, and you need to be practicing this always, every time. And only because of this you can become better. And after all of this, you have a team that you need to understand, you need to help them as well, you need to fix their mistakes as well, and that is how you upgrade and become better." that is motivational right there
2019-07-04 23:19
Definitely true! S1mple is the only one who saves Na'Vi and ZywOo is shining now, but I still don't have confidence to say that he has consistency.
2019-07-04 23:20
#64
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Poland Julka 
I actually agree with this
2019-07-04 23:20
#65
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Canada TorontoSucks 
Greats recognize greats
2019-07-04 23:20
crazy to think he actually acknowledged him. i get that he was blunt about it, but at least he was real enough to admit it (unlike his fanboys). also rip niko/device xD
2019-07-04 23:20
#483
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Norway daniel98 
FaZe isnt having enough success now, and dev1ce? lol
2019-07-05 13:03
#67
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Italy CHEBBOxxx 
only respect for the goat. aug masters team chokequid can fuck off astralis vs navi is the future.
2019-07-04 23:20
Maybe he have high ego, but its true :)
2019-07-04 23:22
He is confident guy and right now he delivers :-)
2019-07-04 23:24
#81
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Japan Jotaro 
Flusha the best pro in the universe : am I a joke to you
2019-07-04 23:23
#83
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Palestine Geren_best 
He is very nice guy
2019-07-04 23:24
Huge respect for S1mple
2019-07-04 23:25
Lol.. Undoubtedly great you s1mple but with super risky playstyles while zywoo & device plays with calculated risk... csgo is a team game while individual can win u a tournament once in a while
2019-07-04 23:25
#88
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Russia Nikosimus 
San', this year you are closer to him than any other pro, not vice versa If NaVi get some wins, than maybe but now your 1.3-1.4 ratings are kinda irrelevant in group stages and sub-final stages
2019-07-04 23:26
#90
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Bulgaria vectralsoul 
"B1ad3 watched demos of all the new players and asked us what kind of a player we need. He gave us three options, in the end, we decided that we want Boombl4" U WOT M8...??? Who the fuck were the other two???
2019-07-04 23:26
Im assuming 100% 1 of the others 2 were sdy and other maybe qikert ?
2019-07-04 23:28
#107
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Bulgaria vectralsoul 
I mean, if Na'Vi really chose Boombl4 over SDY, they've officially went full "R" word.
2019-07-04 23:32
because they wanna learn boombl4 how to igl after zeus retire and as they said he was a leader in old team also . when zeus retire sdy will replace him or some good player
2019-07-04 23:34
yeah, i thought so. maybe Boombl4 is the replacement of zeus in the future, i think they are already preparing that. sdy was much better option as a firepower
2019-07-05 03:59
so they can grab him aftet zeus retire?
2019-07-05 08:25
Most likely, if it goes that way it is really smart from navi.
2019-07-05 10:31
Even this arrogance seems good willed and pleasant. Truly a prodigy.
2019-07-04 23:27
Next time: s1mple knifed zywoo
2019-07-04 23:27
#96
oskar | 
Europe Carlosss 
1. S1mple (GOD) 2. Dev1ce (HIGH RATING, POSSIBLE MAJOR MVP) 3. Magisk (MAJOR MVP) 4. Zywwo (Young God)
2019-07-04 23:28
#105
suNny | 
Czech Republic y0fl0w 
5. ropz (Kool God)
2019-07-04 23:31
+1
2019-07-04 23:54
6. Dosia (xgod)
2019-07-05 10:31
#101
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Spain akproxx 
Agree with him
2019-07-04 23:30
coldzera is GOD of CSGO then me and then players like s1mple and dupreeh
2019-07-04 23:33
Hahaha hahahahahaha good joke Sanya
2019-07-04 23:35
#125
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France J0riS 
Everyone says that s1mple is the best in the world but when s1mple himself talks about it people go "arrogant", "toxic" LMAO I'm so done
2019-07-04 23:36
#309
s1 | 
Armenia gr1nch 
they ate mad cuz he mentioned only zywoo so niko/device/eligge fans triggered
2019-07-05 02:48
Elige will rape both /close
2019-07-04 23:36
"I THINK THAT l’m CLOSER TO Zywoo LEVEL THAN ANY OTHER PRO" Corrected, cause pimple drunk or high
2019-07-04 23:37
#137
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Russia RoughGuy 
STOP BULLYING S1MPLE FOR THAT KNIFE :((
2019-07-04 23:41
#148
shox | 
Slovakia TreeMan 
what a completely arrogant thing to say. expected from dumbass s0mple
2019-07-04 23:45
LULMAO Simple, u been sucking hard the past couple of matches it's not hard for someone to be better tbh, plus you're arrogant af just like the rest of Russians plaguing CSGO. Also, I actually think ChrisJ is a better player than you! So I'd be careful what you say next time.
2019-07-04 23:47
rofl , players from uk are by far most arrogant kids and with 0 skill
2019-07-05 00:23
I knew one of you arrogant sods would reply. Your president is one of the most corrupt people in the world. No one is ever going to believe what you say. LULW
2019-07-05 00:31
#220
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Romania decis1ve 
+1. When i play faceit i rather play with russians than brits. At the start i'm happy bcs they have a cool accent and speak english, but sometimes they are just too toxic.
2019-07-05 00:32
#485
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Norway daniel98 
+10000
2019-07-05 13:07
sucking hard? he is top fragging in almost every match, even if Na`Vi losing...
2019-07-05 00:36
Closer but not there!
2019-07-04 23:47
#156
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Belgium azertyuio 
Pure aim with a rifle i would bet on Twistzz or S1mple. With the Awp S1mple or Zywoo.
2019-07-04 23:48
ZywOo rifle is god tier tbh
2019-07-05 00:03
Zywoo is actually really similar to s1mple in this- weapon of choice is AWP but kicks ass with every gun.
2019-07-05 10:34
Elige >>>>>> twistzz
2019-07-05 01:11
s1mple playing with sv_cheat 1...
2019-07-04 23:53
s1mple and ZywOo are the reasons I still love watching csgo games, not players like EliGe
2019-07-05 00:02
yeah man, stupid krieg turret
2019-07-05 00:17
#180
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United Kingdom Ginoe 
Soo narcastic, I don't like that.
2019-07-05 00:04
nice arrogance, expected from cis tbh
2019-07-05 00:04
Lost all respect
2019-07-05 00:10
#190
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Myanmar xdcc 
"the people are different, everyone is behaving differently. I see the tweets and all of that stuff, I see that all these teams think that they are very, very good, but some teams are still on the same level as it was before. " Xaxaxaxaa)
2019-07-05 00:11
well it is true xd
2019-07-05 04:01
#192
s1mple | 
Ukraine d3adLY 
wtf, he isn`t insane! Niko, ELiGE, Twistzz, Magisk are better than ZyWOo
2019-07-05 00:12
Elige maybe Niko and twistzz arent even close
2019-07-05 01:12
knife comment
2019-07-05 00:16
LoL
2019-07-05 00:17
#199
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France CKs1 
Yeah I agree Zywoo is just q little bit better
2019-07-05 00:17
#201
Dosia | 
Russia cann0n 
Zywoo plz rape this kid Simple
2019-07-05 00:18
#204
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United States DervGuy 
Damn, the king has spoken.
2019-07-05 00:20
#212
s1 | 
Armenia gr1nch 
goat triggered dev2ce fangirls lmaooooooo
2019-07-05 00:27
He is so right
2019-07-05 00:30
I haven't seen Zywoo throw games by failed knife attempts yet so I don't think that is true
2019-07-05 00:31
Zywoo is going to be #1 of 2019
2019-07-05 00:32
Well how about NiKo he was very close to your level until NEO joined FaZe and then his fragging abillities dropped off.
2019-07-05 00:32
+1 I always thought that Niko has not reached his full potential yet but seeing him now I am not sure, and that is just plain sad.
2019-07-05 10:37
S1MPLE: "I think that ZywOo is closer to my level of cheating than any other pro"
2019-07-05 00:34
I really hope you are baiting... If no, I have bad news for you from your doctor...
2019-07-05 00:35
I really hope you are baiting that you think i'm baiting... If no, I have bad news for you from your doctor...
2019-07-05 00:36
Do you believe in cheating on that level or what?
2019-07-05 00:36
Do you believe that no one cheat on that level or what?
2019-07-05 00:38
I believe that there are some cheaters at Online matches in some tier3 leagues, but on World Elite level like S1mple play there is no single chance to cheat. Bets are too big, I mean a lot of money involved there.
2019-07-05 00:40
It's confirmed that pro players don't need to leave their devices to organizers in order to check them at minors / majors so probably on other " big lans " too. With that in mind, you can easily have cheat in keyboard, headphones, mouse etc. It's already confirmed that these cheats exist and people do sell them in that kind of devices. So if they sell them, someone must buy them bcs what's the point for a guy to do so much work in order to do good lan cheats in mouse, headphones, keyboard or anything that is plugged by USB to the computer, WHEN no one buys this? It would be waste of time for these people, so someone obviously buys it.
2019-07-05 00:43
+1 good analysis, there might not be many players cheating, but there is great possibility that there are some.
2019-07-05 10:39
Yeah some people buy it Like Flusha
2019-07-05 10:40
if lots of money is involved, people start cheating/doping, you can find examples everywhere. + there are many scenes where s1mple does this weird noscope shake and hits it no matter the distance. no normal viewer can prove it, but if there are cheaters in the top scene, which im certain there are, s1mple is a very hot canditate tbh
2019-07-05 03:38
GOAT but zywoo is still no name atm. I guess he got to prove himself.
2019-07-05 00:34
#233
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Turkey Muff1nzZZ 
#1 NiKo
2019-07-05 00:36
#1 in Bosnia *
2019-07-05 00:36
#238
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Sweden Trkmag 
Not rn but he was 2017
2019-07-05 00:38
#237
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Sweden Trkmag 
Really good interview, telling Liquid that they are worse than they think, gained respect
2019-07-05 00:38
0/8
2019-07-05 00:40
WTF AHHAHAHA your name
2019-07-05 00:48
#244
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Brazil hugoooo 
That' obvious and 99% agree. Thanks for stating the obvious s1mple.
2019-07-05 00:43
#246
XeqtR | 
Hong Kong wqnxy1 
Closer lol? he's 1 head above you.
2019-07-05 00:44
ZywOo gonna shit on this kid in the final :)
2019-07-05 00:44
Flag checks out
2019-07-05 00:50
are you high? xD
2019-07-05 00:54
NaVi wont even get to the final :D
2019-07-05 08:27
Even i am better than you, Zywho is not. ez katka cyka my friend
2019-07-05 00:50
#254
Per0N | 
Venezuela 643 
"He is actually the first player that I see that is playing really smart, and not the type of smart that you need outplay the enemy, but smart with your mechanics" this applies to s1mple as well, and it's the reason why he is the best player in csgo's history
2019-07-05 00:53
#257
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China teguP 
Lmao who are u
2019-07-05 00:57
zy who? chinese?
2019-07-05 01:12
You tell'em boy, there's still a big fap between him and the rest. Zywoo is sick tho and love his movement, at times it makes you feel like if the AWP nerf didn't exist.
2019-07-05 01:14
big fap
2019-07-05 01:54
Almost unintended.
2019-07-05 02:13
toxic & cancer
2019-07-05 01:20
#278
ZywOo | 
Other folkR 
Pls someone make a 1v1 showmatch with 500 000 cash prize. Would be amazing
2019-07-05 01:35
#293
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Portugal Furiosoo 
wtf ahahah
2019-07-05 01:51
If there's a Juliano-CadiaN rematch I'm all in.
2019-07-05 02:14
Based. There is still a big gap between ZywOo and s1mple but there is an even bigger gap between them and the rest of the players.
2019-07-05 01:41
+1
2019-07-05 03:04
No
2019-07-05 07:51
zywoo : 0% toxic s0mple: 101% toxic
2019-07-05 01:42
s1mple>(zywoo good but not best [jw best])
2019-07-05 01:48
jw lmao
2019-07-05 10:45
only on oinking
2019-07-05 19:13
Zywoo = cheater anyways.
2019-07-05 02:00
Yes, he's sniffing right up your ass. S1mple and ZyWoo are - without a doubt - the two main top performers right now. Let's see if their team will progress....
2019-07-05 02:17
im closer mens)))
2019-07-05 02:20
Yeah because both Zywoo and simple are cheaters
2019-07-05 02:35
#307
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El Salvador Sp1x 
No one ever brings into discussion the question that ZywOo's level might drop off. S1mple is the only player to have ever achieved this level and for so long. Even Niko has dropped off from when he was insane.
2019-07-05 02:42
#314
s1mple | 
Sweden Lo0u_ 
That's why it's hard to say if ZywOo will be the top 1 at the end of the year. We know for a fact that S1mple will continue to play like this, because he always has. ZywOo hasn't faced the same level of competition s1mple has yet. But let's see. If anything this is great, because it's going to push not only these 2 guys, but every single pro even more to become better. S1mple is right, he set a new standard and other players like him are going to appear sooner or later.
2019-07-05 02:59
No one brings that into consideration because why would they? He is 18 years old. He is playing his first professional year on the highest level. Quite alot of things speak against him dropping off in form in the near future. Especially considering players usually tend to play at their highest level around 23-25 years of age. I think s1mple and Zywoo are quite similar though with both being at a very young age when they got their breakthrough. I get it you're a NaVi fan but s1mple has been holding this level now for little more than 1 year. There are several players still playing today that if you compare them to s1mple year by year they still hold a higher level on average. A guy like device for example has been within the top5 category of players for over 4 years. GuardiaN for example has been in the category of top20 players since the start of this game...Just to name a few. I think s1mple based on his playstyle and that NaVi will continue to improve will atleast remain in the top3-5 category for atleast 3 more years.
2019-07-05 06:41
Wisely said +1
2019-07-05 10:53
+1
2019-07-07 20:05
#594
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El Salvador Sp1x 
Quite a lot of things speak towards his level dropping off. For one, s1mple is the only one to have brought a skill level this high and for this long; he was single-handedly competing for trophies with a deadweight team. Most young players can get stage fright, or fail to bring the same level on LAN as they did online. I know there are several players who have remained top contenders for several years, but none have achieved s1mple's level of skill. My flair has nothing to do with it: I have no national team so I just root for the team that I like the most in a matchup. I have nothing against ZywOo. I would like to see him succeed to further improve the counter strike scene. I just want to bring to attention how rare someone like him and s1mple are. S1mple has been doing it for so long that some people have forgotten that it's not normal to be able to drop 25-30 kills every game.
2019-07-07 01:33
"Might" that's the thing. Or might not.. Why be negative ? It's like the people claiming he wasn't ready for tier 1 CS 9 monthes ago and should first go through training in a tier2/2.5 team. Made no sense, he is a phenom, like s1. So he might very well maintain that insane level and even get better ( which he has been imo, gaining slowly in power at big tournaments )
2019-07-05 17:32
that pride
2019-07-05 03:04
what an arrogant headline..
2019-07-05 03:32
Sure level of 0 majors
2019-07-05 03:36
fan of device. edpected guy with 0 impact
2019-07-05 15:34
3 majors + 1 major mvp "0 impact"
2019-07-05 19:02
zywoo hahahahaaaahahhahahaahahah
2019-07-05 03:42
#325
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Myanmar ZywooScream 
1.Zywoo 2.Simple
2019-07-05 03:45
+1
2019-07-07 20:05
device fans butthurt
2019-07-05 03:45
#327
TaZ | 
Argentina LE0NEL 
Nice interview, and of course, s1mple sounds arrogant, he did a lot to get the level that he shows... im very hopeful with this na'vi roster!!!
2019-07-05 03:49
All cred to s1mple but pretty sad that he sits and play with blatant cheaters like juho in his sparetime. If he indeed sees the game so well, which I must say is likely since he perform the way he does, he should be able to tell. Which means he simply ignores it? Pretty pathetic.
2019-07-05 04:01
What a ego call by s1mple, he can't even see why zywoo is better than him, zywoo is smarter and does not bait and does not play for himself and his showboating style. Yes s1mple you may have more skill but zywoo is a CS player not a solo player.
2019-07-05 04:08
#378
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Kazakhstan Mus1kkk 
In my opinion zywoo dont think that he is better than his teammates, at some point it is good, that u are all on same level, however zywoo should play more on himself like simple, because he is a way better than his teammates. For example, situation 2v2, retake b against heroic. Inferno map. Nbk 22 hp with m4, zywoo 56 hp with awp and cz, they knew that 1 player ruins, and zywoo running first with cz, nbk trades, but lose to nato, who had 100 hp, but lost 83 hp. In this situation, if zywoo baited nbk, he should win that clutch, but zywoo went first with higher hp
2019-07-05 07:56
Yeah, he is just a nice guy trying not to bait and also putting his mates over when he can. That's why he is at his best 1vX when he doesn't have to care about them. But I agree with you, he is a unique talent, they should use him consequently.
2019-07-05 17:28
ur stupid as shit
2019-07-05 15:34
Good chat, sorry I hurt your feelings.
2019-07-05 19:11
zywoo not even close to be baiter nt s0mple
2019-07-05 04:29
twitzz riu disto :)
2019-07-05 04:57
xxa still big talks
2019-07-05 05:22
#346
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China hdgamerrr 
dev1ce and Niko are like "?????"
2019-07-05 05:33
that's true. other pro<<device<NiKo<s1mple,zywoo<HUNDEN
2019-07-05 05:39
#349
mou | 
Kazakhstan Nurmesh 
So humble
2019-07-05 05:46
Peoples saying : S1mple GOAT Coldzera: wait a minute, hold my trophys.
2019-07-05 05:46
Who?
2019-07-05 06:15
best player of the world in 2016 and 017, 2 major titles and mvp aswell, do u now who i'am talking about, or u born in CS this year.
2019-07-05 17:57
I know a guy who has a name baitzera
2019-07-05 18:51
#599
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Switzerland Infi2k 
oh yeah i heard about him... and after they kicked tortillia out of the team, baitzera had noone to bait anymore and he cant get kills after
2019-07-07 10:28
coldzera in 2k19
2019-07-05 10:47
Hold my banana maybe
2019-07-05 11:22
#537
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Singapore FallBlade 
+1
2019-07-05 15:56
#353
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India otgps 
Man this was a rock solid interview. S1mple acknowledging he's still best because he is willing to work harder than anyone else and maintaining his high level. Never sitting on his laurels. That's the best player in the world mentality right there.
2019-07-05 06:13
Zywoo > s1mple in FPL 100%
2019-07-05 06:20
zywho
2019-07-05 06:26
> Of course, I think the 2016 roster with Zeus, GuardiaN, seized was the best one Nt, but the best one was: Zeus, Edward, markeloff, starix, ceh9
2019-07-05 06:37
"They need to understand that they need to spend eight to 12 or 15 hours per day" so healty lmao, even thinkink me playing 15 hours a game per day made me sick...
2019-07-05 06:45
+1 I could do it with RPGs on my teen age, tho...
2019-07-05 10:50
Ya'll can hate as much as you want, he still the best in the game atm
2019-07-05 06:45
Borderline arrogance but he has every right to say it. This is what makes him the best atm. He puts in the hours along with a high confidence level. The guy is a fucking gangster.
2019-07-05 06:52
coocky af, zywoo is much better
2019-07-05 07:14
No he isn't, and he has every right to say it.
2019-07-05 15:35
#372
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Brazil cadik 
>my level Level 99 baiter ? Kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk Zywoo much besterer in terms of skill. s0mple only eco/exit fragging and baiting
2019-07-05 07:43
You mean C0ldzera ? :o
2019-07-05 10:44
haha, nice joke, it's you closer to his level
2019-07-05 07:53
ZyWHO Smart Pick one
2019-07-05 07:54
#377
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Latvia Zigis 
If you can't see that s1mple is the best individual player in the world then you are either dumb as a brick or s1mply ignorant...
2019-07-05 07:54
#416
shox | 
India iejesus 
+1.
2019-07-05 09:35
he is currently #1 rank atm, whats the problem? haters? lol
2019-07-05 07:58
They need to understand that they need to spend eight to 12 or 15 hours per day, like in every sport, football, basketball stupid s1mple,, dota2 and csgo fortnite is harder and more competitive than football
2019-07-05 08:04
FaZe > lowsk1llmple
2019-07-05 08:12
#390
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Germany grimmtz 
ChoKe clan is a joke. what are you talking about... S1mple > all 5 bots from faze alltogether
2019-07-05 08:27
#388
easy | 
Asia B2o 
this reminds of messi when he said 2 months ago that Cristiano and him are on the same level then comes the other players #respect
2019-07-05 08:26
yes s1mple, you almost catched up to ZywOo
2019-07-05 08:28
Can’t even knife a player and thinks he’s gud. OMEGALUL
2019-07-05 08:32
#415
shox | 
India iejesus 
so if someone misses to knife someone he's shit? retard
2019-07-05 09:34
Literally worse than Zywoo so baaaaad
2019-07-05 20:38
#394
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Poland bakusiell 
He's better with knife :D
2019-07-05 08:48
XDDDD
2019-07-05 10:25
#395
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United States Jammin800k 
So many quotables in this interview. S1mple gonna end up being the GOAT no doubt in my mind.
2019-07-05 08:50
#396
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Russia AndruhaPower 
"he only had one problem, he sometimes played overaggressive after some advantage" oh if that doesnt sound like early s1mple mistake i dont know what is
2019-07-05 08:56
#398
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India nAtee 
ZywOo GOD!
2019-07-05 09:10
thats what overconfidence looks like, i like it
2019-07-05 09:11
s1mple​ > ZywOo
2019-07-05 09:15
#403
Aleksib | 
Latvia Zau 
don't think you can compare awp'ers and riflers, think list of these should be seperated as best awp'ers and best riflers
2019-07-05 09:16
Both are AWPers :) no?
2019-07-05 10:24
#477
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Morocco royflord 
they both can play as awpers or riflers, they are that good
2019-07-05 12:36
All I see is that ZywOo is a lot better than s1mple just because he plays smarter. s1mple has incredible mechanical skills and is more impressive than ZywOo on that regard, but hell, ZywOo is playing smarter in every aspects. It is incredible to watch. Both of them are exciting to watch. ZywOo positionning, nade usage, movements... And he doesn't make stupid plays making his team suffer for the rest of the round.
2019-07-05 09:20
Mathieu Herbaut on who's better, him or S1mple: "I don't compare myself with anybody." Then he rolled up his sleeve and showed a tattoo of s1mple. "I'll let you interpret that however you want," Zywoo said.
2019-07-05 09:23
#410
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France daruk 
LUL At this moment, it's more accurate to say that s1mple is the closest pro to ZywOo's level...
2019-07-05 09:26
In 2016, S1mple led TL and won a runner-up in the Major of that year as a stand-in, that year S1mple was 18 years old, and he deserved #4 best player of the world. Until he joined Navi. he never settle down in any team even like TL this kind of tier top team because of his spleen, we knew he has paid a lots for personal problem Comparatively speaking Zywoo is very lucky,he already is the core force of Vitality as he just 18 years old, 2 Major champion winners will give him a lot of help So we believe s1mple have more desire of Major champion or other champion than Zywoo. Zywoo still young, believe he will reach more higher target than now
2019-07-05 09:26
#414
shox | 
India iejesus 
fucking goat
2019-07-05 09:32
#419
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India Hafnex 
I liked his last question reply the most. Any enthu wanna be pro seriously should follow.him.
2019-07-05 09:51
ZywOo>S1pmLUL
2019-07-05 09:55
nt froGOHOMEzen
2019-07-05 10:57
#423
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Germany Ezekiel23!20 
I doubt that zywoo would go for a stupid knife kill.
2019-07-05 10:19
#465
s1mple | 
Germany NatsuS 
cuz he never gets the chance
2019-07-05 11:47
SIMPLE EZZ
2019-07-05 10:58
Very nice interview
2019-07-05 11:08
nice interview, nice talk what he said is right indeed, zywoo is the next s1mple, and the frenchman is even smarter, which is very exciting i like zywoo as well but, try your best avoiding being caught up by him sasha
2019-07-05 11:17
ZywOo is much better than s1mple right now tbh
2019-07-05 11:32
+1 This. More like s1mple is close to god ZywOo.
2019-07-05 11:38
No lmfao
2019-07-05 15:33
LOLD
2019-07-05 16:27
Zywoo is nowhere close to simple rofl, simple wins games 1v5 while zywoo sucks in 60% of matches
2019-07-05 11:33
Sure got his 1.31 2019 rating by sucking 60% of the matches.. *facepalm* Also shares top 2 with s1mple on most of the HLTV individual leaderboards for 2019.
2019-07-05 17:24
Ok, now READ carefully... OK? S1mple WINS games SOLO, NaVi IS SHIT, s1mple carries them Vitality is a good team with everyone being good except RpBot, zywoo is good no doubt but s1mple is a few steps ahead
2019-07-05 17:40
Yeah shit team with the #4 player of 2018 ( 1.21 rating in 2019 big events ) , the #22 one (officially ranked there by HLTV ), and a very good CIS prospect ( boomich ) . Meanwhile the second best player of Vitality has a LAN rating of 1.01 in 2019 . So who's playing with a sh*t team again ? When was the last time any of them came anywhere close to be a top 20 player..???
2019-07-05 21:11
Luken TOP 1 hltv soon
2019-07-05 11:34
I think 2019, CS_GO GOAT was two players 1. s1mple 2. device Not yet ZywoOo...
2019-07-05 11:43
#464
s1mple | 
Germany NatsuS 
End statement was nice. I dunno if s1mple do all this stuff all the time, but you see he knows what is necessary to become very good. I doubt that a Niko does all this stuff at least once in his life. Zywoo is talented very talented but he isn't even close, cuz he has not this high consistency that s1mple has. S1mple play no matter what day what enemy better than anyone in his team and often better than the best enemy player. Even when Electronic has a great day and drops 80 kills in a bo3 s1mple still has more. Zywoo needs still a lot of help from his team.
2019-07-05 11:46
#503
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France 0racle 
Zywoo is the only one with better stats than simple on fpl over more than 600 games, where you play with different teammates all the time They are just both very good in any situation
2019-07-05 14:15
#505
s1mple | 
Germany NatsuS 
fpl wow. We talk about games vs the best teams of the world. Zywoo has a rting vs them that isnt even close to s1mple. When you drop th 25-40 bombs vs liquid and that every time. Maybe then is Zywoo very close to s1mple
2019-07-05 14:43
Shut up already, GOD s1mple himself acknowledged him as the only player evolving close to his level. And he isn't that far, only been playing pro for a few monthes. He might very well be at s1mple level in 6 monthes.
2019-07-05 17:23
#553
s1mple | 
Germany NatsuS 
S1mple said the same about ecovice. He says such things in interviews cuz that is what people wanna hear. He learned a lot what he can say in interviews or Twitter. It is part of his job. Also what is close to simple? Nothing. There is no other player on earth that plays every match at the same high level. This is what makes simple great not that he has crazy shots or ingame scenes.
2019-07-05 17:37
False. There's ZywOo. And please don't compare him to device, if you can't see he is better than device mechanically then go the ophtalmologist. ps : Feel free to provide a link ? The reality is that s1mple never complimented device this way or said such things. He just ( at best ) made some PR stuff, faking to say it would be a close race for 2018 MVP blablabla ...
2019-07-05 21:02
#572
s1mple | 
Germany NatsuS 
i dont compared them. i said s1mple said the same thing about device once. S1MPLE SAID S1MPLE SAID S1MPLE THE SAME ABOUT DEVICE ONCE My english is bad but that is something anyone can understand.
2019-07-05 21:26
#466
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Hungary lrak3r 
GOAT
2019-07-05 11:50
Some players still don't listen. The best player in the world is telling everyone how he is so good and they still probabaly play 4-6 hours per day.
2019-07-05 11:51
#469
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Serbia nocturnSRB 
nice
2019-07-05 12:22
#475
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Sweden Akalsky 
Zywoo playing in season 3 of Stranger things as a mormodororon
2019-07-05 12:26
respect to zywoo but twistzz > zywoo
2019-07-05 12:52
Delusion is helluva drug
2019-07-05 17:20
So arrogant but it's true
2019-07-05 13:12
Zywoo is not baiter nt p1mple
2019-07-05 13:17
#497
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Hungary raffai 
Exactly
2019-07-05 13:47
#500
Day2 | 
Russia _Arise_ 
Zywoo needs to knife Nitro while 3 vs 1 to get the S1mple's level completely
2019-07-05 13:51
#502
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Chile strong221 
HE SAID IT PogU
2019-07-05 14:02
be prepared zywoo will join navi xaxaxaxaxa
2019-07-05 14:27
s1mple goat
2019-07-05 14:50
goat
2019-07-05 15:08
i cant tell how much i laughed after seeing this title s1mple calm down you'rent better than even twistzz getting exit frags to make high numbers to think you're doing something chill dude chill arrogant toxic kid
2019-07-05 15:27
then u wonder why everyone hate br ppl and ur trash country
2019-07-05 15:32
he is no1
2019-07-05 15:33
#538
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Singapore FallBlade 
>getting exit frags >coldzera
2019-07-05 15:59
the same sentence can go to him and at least cold wasn't so cocky at point on saying this shit
2019-07-05 16:26
Zywoo already better imo , he doesnt lose maps on his own .
2019-07-05 17:08
but skilled but... s1mple flashier zywoo smarter
2019-07-05 17:09
Now that's the ultimate compliment one can get in CS
2019-07-05 17:19
#552
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Brazil Krammerzera 
Envy kills.....Botsimple
2019-07-05 17:35
#561
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Russia Windcast 
who cares about guys with 0 majors omegalul cs is not a game about 1 player, it`s 5x5
2019-07-05 18:30
#562
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Finland f0pZ 
why simple even sayin this after he lost alone that one match by really stupid play lol
2019-07-05 18:38
#569
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Macau fAKEs2j 
Hello? Coldzera?
2019-07-05 20:57
Subtile shots fired
2019-07-06 00:54
#577
Aleksib | 
Portugal lies2 
p1mple speaks, p1mple rules
2019-07-06 01:01
>"Like s1mple He is making "smart moves" >knife attempt choose one
2019-07-06 04:14
#593
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Russia 1gor1 
nt
2019-07-06 21:13
HAAHHA RETARD
2019-07-09 12:10
s1mple throws xD
2019-07-10 10:02
Sorry but Baitwoo not even close . Without teammate bait and lucky timing pure TRASH... Not even close as Pimple sorry. Just look without the bait squad Baitwoo will completely TRASHHH.
2019-07-10 10:07
#622
VINI | 
Brazil logzera 
zywoo is smarter.
2019-07-10 21:07
1. s1mple 2. ZywOo 3. coldzera 4. Twistzz 5. EliGE 2019 THE BEST TEAM ! GG
2019-07-12 02:09
np s1mple, nt unluko
2019-07-16 14:07
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