friberg leaves Heroic

Heroic have announced that Adam "friberg" Friberg is no longer part of their Counter-Strike squad.

The Swedish player becomes a free agent following the expiry of his contract with Heroic - whom he had joined in February 2018 after a short-lived spell with OpTic.

During his 18-month tenure with Heroic, friberg picked up title wins at Games Clash Masters 2018 and the TOYOTA Master CS:GO Bangkok, also helping the team to become a regular presence in the top 20 in the rankings.

friberg seeks a new challenge after spending 18 months in Heroic

In a statement, the former NiP member hinted that it was his decision to leave the Danish team, revealing that "I felt like it was time for a new challenge."

"With Heroic I won two trophies and countless of upsets against the very best teams in the world. I had the chance to learn Danish and grow a lot both as a player and as a person," he added.

I want to thank Heroic for our time together and wish the team and management best of luck in the future!”

friberg's departure leaves Heroic with a four-man active roster just two weeks before the team's first tournament of the season, the European closed qualifier for DreamHack Masters Malmö. The Danes' next LAN event on the horizon is the ESL Pro League Season 10 group stage, kicking off on October 8.

Heroic now have:

Denmark Patrick "es3tag" Hansen
Denmark Benjamin "blameF" Bremer
Denmark Martin "stavn" Lund
Denmark Johannes "b0RUP" Borup

Denmark Frederik "LOMME" Nielsen (coach)

Denmark Daniel "mertz" Mertz (inactive)

Denmark Frederik 'LOMME' Nielsen
Frederik 'LOMME' Nielsen
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
623
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Denmark Martin 'stavn' Lund
Martin 'stavn' Lund
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
611
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
Denmark Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
966
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Denmark Daniel 'mertz' Mertz
Daniel 'mertz' Mertz
Age:
21
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
628
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.10
Denmark Johannes 'b0RUP' Borup
Johannes 'b0RUP' Borup
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
882
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
Sweden Adam 'friberg' Friberg
Adam 'friberg' Friberg
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1509
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Denmark Benjamin 'blameF' Bremer
Benjamin 'blameF' Bremer
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
335
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.16
f
2019-08-27 18:24
#15
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Poland Gervush 
riberg
2019-08-27 18:25
#73
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Myanmar xdcc 
RIP King of BR
2019-08-27 18:31
#113
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United States karrygan 
:( rip mr br friberg
2019-08-27 18:44
F
2019-08-27 18:53
#207
Golden | 
Finland gassed 
heroic stupid?
2019-08-27 19:46
fnatic hello?😊😎👋🏻
2019-08-27 19:56
i think +mertz will be great for them
2019-08-27 21:08
#315
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Germany killmichi 
They did not kick him since he wanted to leave
2019-08-28 07:12
#19
smooya | 
Austria shaakeh 
friberg to fnatic inc
2019-08-27 18:25
#203
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Spain Takeo99 
EZ prediction
2019-08-27 19:37
#218
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Sweden hagelin 
I actually think so
2019-08-27 19:57
+1
2019-08-27 21:31
#53
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India letgoboi 
natic, back to fnatic
2019-08-27 18:28
He was never in Fnatic...
2019-08-27 18:32
#324
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India letgoboi 
xD i dont why i wrote that
2019-08-28 10:12
#98
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Greece NestorzZ 
it hurts to see someone say a member of the eternal rivals of fnatic NiP is going ''back'' to fnatic
2019-08-27 18:38
#325
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India letgoboi 
xD
2019-08-28 10:12
newfag reported
2019-08-27 18:49
#326
 | 
India letgoboi 
F
2019-08-28 10:13
#63
s1mple | 
Other zj2 
nooooooo why ok hopefully he finds a good swedish team he is decent is mertz back?
2019-08-27 18:29
#87
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Poland Gervush 
-nato +mertz?
2019-08-27 18:34
#177
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Croatia DNM_ii 
Didn't b0rup join for Nato?
2019-08-27 19:14
#192
 | 
Poland Gervush 
hes not awper, or es3tag will play with awp again. imo mertz is very decent, dunno why hes benched, still one slot in team is remaning.
2019-08-27 19:28
I think he has a lack of teamwork like ScreaM
2019-08-27 19:46
#233
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Laos El_Cholo 
if im not wrong i think i read somewhere about Snappi returning...but im not sure
2019-08-27 20:17
#295
 | 
Spain N0Love 
BlameF is IGL and he's doing fine no need for another IGL like Snappi
2019-08-27 23:22
#298
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Germany misterE 
Refrezh inc
2019-08-28 00:19
#69
 | 
Myanmar xdcc 
to fnatic confirmed?)
2019-08-27 18:31
Seems pretty logical, but i saw they were focusing on building a young roster
2019-08-27 18:37
#117
BnTeT | 
United Kingdom dokunug 
They said they want at least 1 young, and would consider 1 older
2019-08-27 18:46
o ok gotcha, the article i saw on facebook said something about focusing on a young roster either way, friberg would probably be a good choice for them
2019-08-27 18:49
JW actually wrote out on Twitter that they haven't been in discussions with friberg, and they also mentioned in their Reddit AMA that while friberg is a good player, they were not interested in him. We'll see :)
2019-08-27 20:08
ez, f0rest and REZ
2019-08-28 11:41
#136
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Russia deadforest 
They said they are going to get at least one youngster, the second player could be even MODDII.
2019-08-27 18:55
#271
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Sweden Zaser5 
That would not fit the team
2019-08-27 21:43
#286
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Russia deadforest 
I agree, MODDII is just an example.
2019-08-27 22:33
#204
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Sweden olss0n 
JW & Samuelssons AMA said that friberg was not someone they were interested in right now.
2019-08-27 19:39
#102
 | 
Serbia avaterR 
natic
2019-08-27 18:38
fnatic.
2019-08-27 19:01
LYCKA TILL I FRAMTIDEN HEROIC OCH FRIBERG <3 :)
2019-08-27 22:10
#333
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Turkey LU7HER1 
He gonna participate to fnatic actually.
2019-08-28 11:50
nice
2019-08-27 18:24
#3
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Greece Poor_Noob 
no
2019-08-27 18:24
#4
smooya | 
Austria shaakeh 
ex
2019-08-27 18:24
RIP
2019-08-27 18:24
ok
2019-08-27 18:24
#7
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Guatemala KlassiKer 
rip king banan
2019-08-27 18:24
#8
 | 
Sweden Akoulad 
please dont join fnatic
2019-08-27 18:25
#49
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Portugal NabasKi 
I'm fearing the worst unless someone from gamerlegion is joining fnatic and he fills his gap
2019-08-27 18:29
#157
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Germany LeopoldLoewe 
Wouldn‘t be the worst choise tbh. He is not that bad and combined with a young talent it could wirk out. I guess you‘d need some experienced players and not just young guys who have to leaen everything from scratch on the big stage.
2019-08-27 19:03
#168
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Portugal NabasKi 
*thinking* we'll see how it turns out
2019-08-27 19:09
you didnt learn anything at all from xizt situation arent you
2019-08-28 00:42
Edit: wrong replied
2019-08-28 00:49
#338
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Germany LeopoldLoewe 
Xzist was the IGL and Fnatic needs another one desperately - but freiberg could come in as support player and he hasn't been bad in the last months in tis role. The should get a young IGL for sure...
2019-08-28 14:18
Great guess I think nawwk is joining FNC almost 100% The other one will be Dennis or friberg
2019-08-27 22:27
#287
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Portugal NabasKi 
i hope its not nawwk
2019-08-27 22:47
#71
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Poland kvvach 
1st xizt now him
2019-08-27 18:31
Yeah hopefully not, fnatic is a dead team
2019-08-27 18:32
+1
2019-08-27 18:36
read again your comment and tell me how it makes sense
2019-08-27 19:24
#243
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Bulgaria Ju7y 
Coz he's above that
2019-08-27 20:56
The idea was to bait you into replying, looks like it worked!
2019-08-27 21:56
I got bamboozled
2019-08-28 00:51
#97
kreaz | 
Sweden Cadde 
You obviously did not follow cs lately, Friberg has been recking havoc on pistolrounds and playing great in general!
2019-08-27 18:37
#9
s1 | 
Armenia gr1nch 
mistake \
2019-08-27 18:25
#10
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United States SoupSnatchin 
wtf
2019-08-27 18:25
#11
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Sweden deadvein 
to fnatic
2019-08-27 18:25
XD
2019-08-27 18:25
#13
f0rest | 
Sweden Jnordz 
FNATIC INC
2019-08-27 18:25
#14
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United States JoJoCS 
fnatic inc
2019-08-27 18:25
#16
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Finland EdiEz 
damn
2019-08-27 18:25
RIP :(
2019-08-27 18:25
#18
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United Kingdom MatteusUK 
CANT WAIT TO SEE HIM IN FNATIC
2019-08-27 18:25
Really bad decision, will not suceed in a swedish team
2019-08-27 18:25
#21
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Romania silksz12 
they really want to fuck their roster
2019-08-27 18:25
did u read the post? they said its his decision
2019-08-27 18:44
#180
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Croatia DNM_ii 
Don't bother. People here rarely actually read the article.
2019-08-27 19:15
#200
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Romania silksz12 
i'm sure it's not his decision at all
2019-08-27 19:35
But it is
2019-08-27 21:17
k
2019-08-27 18:25
#23
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Finland Autisthicc 
FRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIBERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRG
2019-08-27 18:25
#244
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Bulgaria Ju7y 
Singlehandedly
2019-08-27 20:57
rinse
2019-08-27 22:03
#24
YEKINDAR | 
Turkey tap2K 
fnatic
2019-08-27 18:25
F
2019-08-27 18:25
Noooooooo Inb4 +nato
2019-08-27 18:25
fnatic friberg :thinking:
2019-08-27 18:25
#36
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Ukraine s1v9mple 
It makes me sick just thinking about that
2019-08-27 18:26
#28
Dosia | 
Russia Rapu 
NiP or Fnatic? He actually was good few months ago.
2019-08-27 18:25
#80
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North America TheReelMVP 
He won't go back to nip
2019-08-27 18:32
#201
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Romania Flavianski 
he is going to NiP , i hope ..
2019-08-27 19:37
#245
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Bulgaria Ju7y 
Who's spot is he taking
2019-08-27 20:58
GTR when he retires
2019-08-28 00:14
I think Bubzkji will join
2019-08-27 18:25
#30
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Ukraine s1v9mple 
NOT FNATIC, IT BURNS
2019-08-27 18:25
noooooo :( fnatic incoming F
2019-08-27 18:25
-fribeg +snappi
2019-08-27 18:26
why fnatic does this. he is garbage.
2019-08-27 18:26
#163
nawwk | 
Sweden frontex 
+nawwk and flusha to fnatic
2019-08-27 19:07
i hope so +friberg would be really bad
2019-08-27 19:14
#35
jOELZ | 
Finland stubey 
NoChance Friberg
2019-08-27 18:26
Yup
2019-08-27 18:55
#37
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United Kingdom jMz86 
New team? xizt, gtr, friberg, pasha and neo???
2019-08-27 18:26
#116
 | 
Singapore eriknords 
Please no. Friberg is one tier above the rest
2019-08-27 18:45
#128
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United Kingdom jMz86 
The only person on that list that Friberg has been playing a higher level than is Pasha. Plus, Friberg is trash and you will see that if he joins a decent team.
2019-08-27 18:50
#292
Jame | 
CIS ZILTOID 
he’s been playing decently as of late, you’re talking out of your ass
2019-08-27 23:06
#329
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United Kingdom jMz86 
He's had one decent bo3 and was his last game against Vitality.....apart from that he has been trash, there is stats and info to back me up if you care to take a gander. Playing well in your last match, doesn't equate to playing 'decently' as of late if you have been poor the previous 10 lol. If you really look into his stats.... like I said, he plays great against the tier 3 teams xD xD hltv.org/stats/players/matches/7148/frib.. hltv.org/stats/players/events/7148/fribe.. That's a whole load of red.... and don't give me the only looking at stats bullshit, red is red my friend.
2019-08-28 11:00
#337
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Singapore eriknords 
Still 1.03 in rating. Compare that rating to Xizt's, gtr's, neo's and pasha's and then please tell me again that friberg is one tier above them
2019-08-28 14:14
#330
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United Kingdom jMz86 
To be fair, they are all trash at the moment xD
2019-08-28 11:03
-any tired astralis guy, after they go out 1-3 this stage
2019-08-27 18:26
DAAAD :(
2019-08-27 18:26
#40
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France Zangtar 
Rip friberg and rip heroic
2019-08-27 18:27
#41
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Bulgaria goshyy 
RIP
2019-08-27 18:27
#42
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Sweden meistr0 
TL:DR +someone from Tricked.
2019-08-27 18:27
:( gl banana king
2019-08-27 18:27
He will join to Fnatic
2019-08-27 18:27
PogChamp
2019-08-28 00:46
#45
tiziaN | 
Germany FREIER 
bad move heroic friberg great again
2019-08-27 18:27
#46
 | 
Sweden Trkmag 
NiP friberg
2019-08-27 18:27
#47
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Germany Trax_ 
Fnatic fans shaking in fear already
2019-08-27 18:27
+1 I was going to write this :))))
2019-08-27 18:35
#154
Liazz | 
Indonesia rimusi 
+1
2019-08-27 19:03
Fnatic friberg
2019-08-27 18:27
#51
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India JW_BesTesT 
Nawwk to fnc
2019-08-27 18:27
#52
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Portugal NabasKi 
nonononono.
2019-08-27 18:28
#54
fleav | 
Hungary HAWIXD 
dogshit team
2019-08-27 18:28
like ur country scene
2019-08-27 18:46
#153
fleav | 
Hungary HAWIXD 
i dont see the context
2019-08-27 19:03
ez + snappi
2019-08-27 18:28
thanks mr. friberg
2019-08-27 18:28
thanks mr. friberg
2019-08-27 18:31
#164
 | 
Germany MackyGee 
thanks mr. friberg
2019-08-27 19:07
#236
 | 
Denmark eoNs! 
thank mr friberg
2019-08-27 20:37
#57
 | 
Turkey headshotk1ng 
NiP f0rest NiP GeT_RiGhT NiP REZ NiP friberg NiP flusha the dream !!! KING OF BANANA, WE MISS YOU !!!
2019-08-27 18:28
#81
zonic | 
Denmark Phoey 
- Rez + Olof
2019-08-27 18:32
#82
 | 
Turkey headshotk1ng 
no thanks, washed up olof.
2019-08-27 18:33
#83
zonic | 
Denmark Phoey 
Rez Young talent, with no talent at all? GTR and Friberg is even more washed up. But those 5 would make The most legendary team.
2019-08-27 18:34
WAAAAAAAAAAAT lol ok
2019-08-27 18:28
#60
s1mple | 
Russia h3x0r 
Finally Tbh I expected this
2019-08-27 18:28
F RIBERG
2019-08-27 18:28
#62
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Turkey adoff1q 
why why mr.friberg.
2019-08-27 18:29
Friberg to fnatic?
2019-08-27 18:29
Hope he doesnt join fnatic.
2019-08-27 18:29
#66
 | 
Spain akproxx 
friberg to nochance xdd
2019-08-27 18:30
#67
MAJ3R | 
Turkey cs_bury 
kick_friberg_ffs now happy :) ayy lmao xd
2019-08-27 18:30
#68
France Dov 
fnatic said they won't take 2 old players (AMA on reddit), knowing they will take flusha
2019-08-27 18:30
#216
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Nepal askyee 
flusha isnt confirmed at all and they can add even frieddieb (he left team (hope not cuz it will be a disaster))
2019-08-27 19:56
Doesn't deserve, Friberg played greatly on Heroic
2019-08-27 18:31
#217
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Nepal askyee 
they didnt bench him
2019-08-27 19:57
????????? Please do not smoke hemp before posting something
2019-08-27 19:59
#222
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Nepal askyee 
twitter.com/fribergCS/status/11663858965.. ''A few weeks ago I decided that I would not sign a new contract with Heroic as my old contract was expiring.'' Please do not smoke hemp before posting something
2019-08-27 20:00
Please read the post before posting something
2019-08-27 22:55
#72
Germany 1Nut 
i wonder if he will get a contract in a higher ranked org
2019-08-27 18:31
Gotta love heroic,they finally start doing well and they instantly change 2 players
2019-08-27 18:31
#89
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Denmark DanishDelight 
what can they do when Friberg wants to try new things?
2019-08-27 18:35
#121
 | 
Singapore eriknords 
Yeah it actually seems like it was Friberg's decision this time.
2019-08-27 18:46
#75
 | 
Poland Julka 
Rip king of banana
2019-08-27 18:31
#84
 | 
Lithuania Tocha 
so when is the fnatic move inc :d BANANA KING
2019-08-27 18:33
#85
 | 
Sweden Bakkmann 
Oh god no im scared
2019-08-27 18:34
#220
 | 
Nepal askyee 
*frieddieb & friberg leaving their teams* Every fnatic fan is scared af rn
2019-08-27 19:58
#259
 | 
Sweden Bakkmann 
You got me, for sure
2019-08-27 21:30
#275
 | 
Nepal askyee 
tbh even if they sign friberg (only igl cuz wtf for riffle) there is no way they should add freddieb that is 25 and suck
2019-08-27 21:51
25 is still young idiot. It's about still having the dedication and motivation. Jesus you ppl must be young to even think 25 is old for cs. You just have to want it still.. veterans get tired of the game sometimes and life happens. But players will become older as the money get's better. Imo players don't get a good enough salary and prize money to justify what they promote. Just stop saying players with a still shitty beard are too old.
2019-08-28 01:46
#322
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Nepal askyee 
even samuelsson said that JW is old player and they need someone young
2019-08-28 09:59
Doesn't matter what he said. You don't have to be too old. Rather I would say most players that get into the game are very young, and therefore JW is old relative to them. You just have to want it as much as the young players, reinvent yourself, and stay relevant.
2019-08-28 16:41
who?
2019-08-27 18:34
#246
 | 
Bulgaria Ju7y 
Hajahahahja nt newfag
2019-08-27 21:02
#90
It's my | 
Europe R2D2s 
F
2019-08-27 18:35
#91
zonic | 
Denmark Phoey 
Just bring back Mertz and you have a top tier team.
2019-08-27 18:35
This
2019-08-27 21:31
#268
zonic | 
Denmark Phoey 
But Sadly it will be Snappi....
2019-08-27 21:35
That’ll be OK as well, IF that makes snappi the IGL which would free the beast (blameF)
2019-08-28 09:20
#335
zonic | 
Denmark Phoey 
Sadly i Think they’re bringing him as support / 2nd caller But indeed The Dream for me would be Snappi - IGL Blamef - 2nd caller & riffler B0rup - riffler Bubzkji - riffler & 2nd awper Mertz - Awper Es3tag to OpTic replacing TeSeS Tricked goes: Hunden, AcoR, Sjuush, TeSes & Stavn Suddenly Denmark could have 5 top tier contenders.
2019-08-28 12:39
That looks great, though this would make Heroic and tricked about equally good. I’d prefer stavn over bubzkji in Heroic
2019-08-28 15:17
#345
zonic | 
Denmark Phoey 
Bubzkji is waaaaay better than Stavn mate.
2019-08-28 15:53
Really? Been watching a few games of his (too few to make a real judgement), but from what i’ve seen i’m not impressed :/
2019-08-28 16:27
#350
zonic | 
Denmark Phoey 
The guy is a absolute monster dude. The only reason they didn’t get him over Snappi was because his buyout was as Big as B0rups, and they didn’t have that much money for roster changes. Bubzkji and B0rup is The 2 Danish Stars of tommorow. If you wanna keep stavn, keep BlameF as IGL, and kick Snappi.
2019-08-28 17:25
i thought he is the clue of the team edit:pls dont join fnatic
2019-08-27 18:36
Everyone is talking about fnatic friberg but the real deal is that if they add a good Danish player the team will be insane.
2019-08-27 18:35
#176
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Singapore eriknords 
If they add a player from Astralis; sure, I agree. Else I think it's probably a downgrade for Heroic
2019-08-27 19:13
who cars men friberg career is dead anyway
2019-08-27 18:37
#99
 | 
Czech Republic 7adam7 
rip
2019-08-27 18:38
retire when
2019-08-27 18:38
fnatic friberg?
2019-08-27 18:38
#103
 | 
Sweden godname 
FNATIC FRIBERG
2019-08-27 18:39
#105
cadiaN | 
Finland 0lter 
fnatic friberg jw is liar
2019-08-27 18:40
Time for: fnatic friberg or NiP friberg after the major
2019-08-27 18:40
#107
 | 
Chile strong221 
nothing but respect, king
2019-08-27 18:41
are people in comments braindead or something? why would fnatic pick up this washed up garbo lol
2019-08-27 18:41
#139
 | 
Singapore eriknords 
You have clearly not followed Heroic lately. Friberg has been a great player and is probably better now than he has been last couple of years
2019-08-27 18:56
#109
 | 
Sweden qiziz 
Xizt, Friberg, Draken and ?????
2019-08-27 18:41
#247
 | 
Bulgaria Ju7y 
Pyth and GTR
2019-08-27 21:03
wwut? maybe team up with pasha?
2019-08-27 18:41
Swedish scene will rumble after the major
2019-08-27 18:41
Back to nip to get scammed
2019-08-27 18:42
#115
 | 
Senegal RapazComum 
welcome back to NiP
2019-08-27 18:45
#118
 | 
Russia Praeter 
Poor mr Friberg :(
2019-08-27 18:46
thank mr friberg
2019-08-27 18:46
#122
 | 
Portugal faizk 
nawwk to fnatic friberg to gamerlegion ?
2019-08-27 18:47
#124
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Singapore eriknords 
Heroic rank >#20 inc... Friberg was one of the three key players along with BlameF and Stavn
2019-08-27 18:48
#129
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Finland ceresje 
king of banana
2019-08-27 18:50
expected, maybe joining fnatic, nip, nochance or an another team? He is the king of banana, and he will always be it.
2019-08-27 18:50
#131
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Canada Billy0610 
Friberg fnatic let's go baby
2019-08-27 18:52
inb4 Fnatic +hampus +flusha NoChance +Friberg
2019-08-27 18:53
retire maybe ?
2019-08-27 18:53
#141
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Singapore eriknords 
No way! He's been performing really good lately
2019-08-27 18:57
#135
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Vietnam eat_mah_dog 
hmmmmmmmmm, how about fnatic +friberg ?
2019-08-27 18:54
#140
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Netherlands staticNL 
Friberg GTR Xizt + 2 up and coming swedish players Could be a nice top25 team that can help build up the swedish scene again.
2019-08-27 18:57
#142
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Singapore eriknords 
+Forest and it would be a nice top20 team
2019-08-27 18:58
wtf..
2019-08-27 18:58
#144
zet | 
Switzerland MRKNUSPER 
they should bring back mertz. friberg to No Chance
2019-08-27 18:58
oh no.......
2019-08-27 19:01
friberg to faze
2019-08-27 19:01
#158
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Singapore eriknords 
Please make it happen!!
2019-08-27 19:04
friberg joins mibr
2019-08-27 19:02
#152
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Sweden Lagge15 
Nothing against Heroic. Bur this is just one, out of many, in a series, weird roster changes, recently. Soem by ORG's choice, and some by the individual. Just seems weird. How can thry stablize as a top 20 team?
2019-08-27 19:03
#156
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Denmark MinorThread 
Good ridance. Good luck at Fnatic.
2019-08-27 19:03
#160
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Netherlands BigMarvin 
Don’t
2019-08-27 19:06
#159
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Switzerland TyRRRR 
+mertz
2019-08-27 19:05
pls no fnatic
2019-08-27 19:07
expected
2019-08-27 19:07
#165
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Germany MackyGee 
thanks mr. friberg
2019-08-27 19:08
#166
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India Noobdian 
Legend
2019-08-27 19:08
#167
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Singapore eriknords 
Does anyone think that a team considered greater than Heroic has reached out to Friberg before his contract ended in order to recruit him? If so, what team do you have in mind? Or do you think the salary of the extension was too inferior?
2019-08-27 19:08
maybe he just wants to get back into the swedish scene even if it is in a worse team with less salary. can't really see any better teams than Heroic taking friberg, maybe some org wants to create some EU mix and pay them a lot of money idk
2019-08-27 19:52
#169
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France Uexo 
Bubzkji incoming
2019-08-27 19:09
#170
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United States JustBitsy 
Thank mr friberg
2019-08-27 19:10
#171
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Brazil Skrol 
Omg
2019-08-27 19:11
He probably got tired of es3tag's ugly face insisting on AWPing even tho he's dogshite with it.
2019-08-27 19:11
#173
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Europe TYDumas 
Really bad for heroic. All the best king of banana
2019-08-27 19:12
#174
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Brazil cadik 
thanks mr. friberg
2019-08-27 19:12
-gtr +friberg
2019-08-27 19:12
#230
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Singapore eriknords 
Not too unlikely I'm afraid
2019-08-27 20:07
afraid? friberg is playing really good atm. And is much better then gtr atm
2019-08-27 20:34
#241
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Singapore eriknords 
Yeah I know friberg is a beast right now. But it's a bit of an anticlimax with the whole NIP situation and for gtr to get replaced by a former core teammate
2019-08-27 20:49
#179
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Europe TheSench 
PogChamp
2019-08-27 19:14
thats smels like NiP
2019-08-27 19:15
:( always made me like heroic more, impossible to not like friberg. Wish him the best
2019-08-27 19:17
D:
2019-08-27 19:18
Sad days
2019-08-27 19:18
Such a good guy actually :) But now 5 clean Danish teams potentially in top 20 :i
2019-08-27 19:19
#186
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Chile Zzalb 
Snappi coming back to Heroic? kappa Please sign Bubski
2019-08-27 19:19
Honestly he played good at Heroic
2019-08-27 19:20
He did quite good in this team, whole team aswell. Is he going back to NiP? Would be cool, both nip and fnatic are kinda low now anyway. Fnatic lower of course...
2019-08-27 19:21
#293
Jame | 
CIS ZILTOID 
let’s hope he stays as far away from nip as possible
2019-08-27 23:10
what a lost
2019-08-27 19:21
he didnt win shit what the fuck is he talking about?
2019-08-27 19:22
That's a shame, Heroic was going places
2019-08-27 19:30
#194
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Canada dennek 
FNATIC FRIBERG IS REAL
2019-08-27 19:30
maybe xizt, twist trying to new team with friberg, draken , or some swedens
2019-08-27 19:32
#196
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Germany 1fRaNkkK 
I think he should've stayed a little bit more and try things with b0RUP. Going back to NiP could work, he is a good player, but after the retweet(nip situation), I doubt that he will go there. Fnatic could be a good challenge. I just wish he finds a new challenge and succeeds! :)
2019-08-27 19:32
Good luck!
2019-08-27 19:32
fnaticberg inc
2019-08-27 19:32
#199
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Kazakhstan c1assic 
F
2019-08-27 19:34
#202
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Sweden D24_Tic 
join nip after Gtr pls
2019-08-27 19:37
#206
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Canada thelegend27 
retirement time?
2019-08-27 19:46
Did very well in heroic. Hope friberg comes back to a Swedish team now, i guess my hope of having him play with moddii and the ancient guys is dead now though :/
2019-08-27 19:46
#209
ScreaM | 
Hungary LiToNN 
Fnatic Incoming
2019-08-27 19:47
#210
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Portugal Ponsas 
Fnatic frieberg + Fnatic nawwk
2019-08-27 19:51
#212
ScreaM | 
Russia maxfo 
disband plz
2019-08-27 19:52
#213
tarik | 
Morocco Most! 
F
2019-08-27 19:55
New Fnatic: Flusha, Friberg, JW, Brollan, Krimz
2019-08-27 19:56
Oh no... Pls no friburger to fnatic
2019-08-27 19:57
#225
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Russia deadforest 
Why? He’d be an upgrade for Xizt, obviously.
2019-08-27 20:03
#265
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Brazil SecondKS 
but friberg 4 igl team?
2019-08-27 21:32
#285
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Russia deadforest 
He used to be an in-game leader in OpTic and Heroic, so he could be a new captain for fnatic, yes.
2019-08-27 22:28
fnatic soon
2019-08-27 20:01
god
2019-08-27 20:02
friberg sux anyway
2019-08-27 20:03
#227
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Hong Kong Sample_ 
NiP come back
2019-08-27 20:05
FNATIC FRIBURGER
2019-08-27 20:05
friberg makes new team with GTR after major, calling it
2019-08-27 20:06
And xizt.
2019-08-27 21:04
oh shit, yea, totally forgot that he was without a team :D
2019-08-27 21:07
Wtf people actually want him to retire ? He just started to comeback in form preforming like never before. Rude dumb people :/
2019-08-27 20:11
#234
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Denmark iaintnojoke 
Put Mertz in, make es3tag secondary AWPer, ez money
2019-08-27 20:22
ripperino
2019-08-27 20:37
Nato should be in as awper but not happening :(
2019-08-27 20:38
#239
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Russia ChmoEbanoe 
he is going to nip not fnatic
2019-08-27 20:39
#240
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Sweden extol88 
If PigW leaves Fnatic they can build a new good team.
2019-08-27 20:41
xizt wtf are you waiting for
2019-08-27 20:55
Not back to nip but maybe Fnatic ?
2019-08-27 21:04
#250
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Bulgaria Ju7y 
Xizt Pyth GTR Draken Friberg
2019-08-27 21:04
#256
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Turkey Slapdash 
-draken +Literally someone else
2019-08-27 21:18
#267
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Bulgaria Ju7y 
Draken is a god and a free agent
2019-08-27 21:34
#252
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Denmark Matchfix 
Mertz time baby
2019-08-27 21:07
#257
woxic | 
Brazil Skilo 
Why -nato then?
2019-08-27 21:19
so sad ;-(
2019-08-27 21:27
#260
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Brazil SecondKS 
+mertz, so ez 4 heroic!
2019-08-27 21:30
its snappi
2019-08-27 21:46
Well, besides Astralis he can actually be an upgrade for almost any danish or swedish team. He improved a lot lately and has a lot of valuable experience to further develop young talent. I'm not so sure how much gas he has on the tank tho, but probably enough to give at least one good year to any team he joins.
2019-08-27 21:31
#263
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Lithuania krevas 
I feel like if faze don't do well this Major. They will boot NEO and pick up Aleksib, but I doubt they would take Friberg because he's not an IGL. If they do pick Friberg, maybe NIKO could take IGL again like he did in mousesports..?
2019-08-27 21:31
#266
twist | 
Sweden Weedish 
nice maybe swedish cs can be good again
2019-08-27 21:33
FNATIC friberg
2019-08-27 21:38
#270
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United States h4gg4rd 
-Lekr0 +Friberg
2019-08-27 21:41
#274
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Brazil SecondKS 
lekr0 without IGL he is insane!
2019-08-27 21:50
#276
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United States h4gg4rd 
I agree man, but NiP isn't all about that.
2019-08-27 21:55
hltv.org/fantasy/21/league/60042/join?se.. Fantasy draft starting in 15 minutes!!! JOIN
2019-08-27 21:46
#279
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Portugal Guiarte 
I know this isn't gonna happen, but I would love seeing NiP with f0rest, Get_Right, friberg and Xist again
2019-08-27 22:09
I really hope to see it before anyone of the core retires. I'm naively hoping
2019-08-27 22:18
#353
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Portugal Guiarte 
Me too. Rumors are saying that coldzera and Aleksib are going to faze, so NEO and Olof would leave FaZe. And probably Fnatic will make rosters changes after the major. Imagine seeing Olof replacing Xist in Fnatic, we would see Olof in Fnatic again and NiP with their old core
2019-08-29 14:50
#354
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Portugal Guiarte 
Btw two more things: - do you know with the old school NiP core have separated? - is this major the last championship that Get_Right will play?
2019-08-29 14:59
I didnt understand your first question. Get_right said he wouldn't stop playing. But we don't know yet if he will continue in nip or another team. I think he has many more years to give, but he really needs to leave this shit organisation and find happiness in game again. I hope he takes f0rest with him and joins friberg and pick up cold and olof/flusha. Would be a dream team.
2019-09-01 14:49
#356
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Portugal Guiarte 
That would be cool. And sorry for the first question, autocorrectors. Mu real question is: do you know why the old NiP core have parted away?
2019-09-01 21:23
No problem bro. Well, it's a long story, and I don't know the whole truth. Fifflaren being kicked seems like it was dirty game from the org, but also a lot of hate from the community sadly. Could be many more reasons. If you didnt watch the interview with fifflaren and Richard Lewis, do it! It's on YouTube. It's the very recent NIP scandal a few weeks ago. There's at least a lot of behind the scenes stuff which can explain some things. The video is not all about them leaving, but you can for sure build a background story. You should also check the Twitter of fifflaren. Friberg and Xizt i think it was for underperforming and because they were the weakest players in their respective times. If it was only the org or something else that made the decision I don't remember. Maybe someone else could fill me in? However, i think they really enjoyed playing together, and if they all performed at a high level, being contenders for titles, they would prefer to still play together. But you know, it's also a business. Sadly fifflaren is retired but I still hope for the core to play together again. So to sum it up, I don't think it was the decision of the players to split, it was a bigger picture. Have a nice evening bro
2019-09-03 23:12
#358
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Portugal Guiarte 
Ok bro, I will see that interview. I already know somethings about it, but I'll watch for sure to see more things. Now I've saw that Fnatic coach was replaced, and I saw that Twizt and Xizt have been benched. That could lead even more to their reunion (sry for my English). But I think that, if they come together again, it wouldn't be on NiP. I think Get_Right will take forest from NiP too. Thanks for the last messages man! Jag hoppas att du har en bra natt också (och ledsen om den här svensken ser väldigt konstig ut, jag använde Google Translate xD)
2019-09-04 02:23
+ refrezh
2019-08-27 22:17
#283
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Poland kinkers 
FNATIC FRIBERG POG
2019-08-27 22:25
-esetag + mertz + Bubski
2019-08-27 22:48
CoL Friberg
2019-08-27 22:50
damn , cutest igl ever :3
2019-08-27 22:51
#294
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United States @FyreCS 
Mertz back to lineup boys! Let’s go! EZ firepower
2019-08-27 23:16
Lets make NiP great again
2019-08-27 23:56
HEROIC can disband now:)
2019-08-28 00:20
Fnatic 100%
2019-08-28 00:44
#305
NiKo | 
Pakistan Inzanee1 
Flusha+Fireberg fnatic confirm news
2019-08-28 01:02
bot
2019-08-28 01:03
Rip Heroic
2019-08-28 01:04
#308
Per0N | 
Venezuela 643 
He was playing his best CS in years. Anyway, adding the right player will make heroic a top7-10 team
2019-08-28 01:40
:0
2019-08-28 01:45
#311
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United States MaNiHa 
Definitely headed to fnatic. No shot he would wanna go back to nip
2019-08-28 02:18
time to join fnatic, gg
2019-08-28 03:34
NATO
2019-08-28 04:33
fnatic friberg :000
2019-08-28 06:00
#316
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Japan ayayalaw 
fnatic friberg???
2019-08-28 08:19
=> fnatic ! w/ Aleksib ?
2019-08-28 08:23
#318
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Netherlands Krin 
Friberg to fnatic, Cadian to heroic. Make 2 teams "great" again.
2019-08-28 08:52
EZ
2019-08-28 09:18
-friberg +refrezh
2019-08-28 09:52
Are people blind? He actually played good last half of a year. Why so much hate?
2019-08-28 10:06
#327
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Denmark Ulver 
Noooo! I really liked him in Heroic :( It's just not the same anymore without Friberg. God damn it stupid day.
2019-08-28 10:18
#336
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Singapore eriknords 
Totally agree man
2019-08-28 14:06
After reading almost all post. 1. There is more then just one door open for New SWE CS team, but the chemistry to hold down and control a team is hard work, to my knowledge there is none to take that roll and build a pure new team that will conquer a major top-spot. 2. There is most definitely doors open for a country mixture team, and coaches to make a team perform. even to build on existing teams but lets face it we see how that's rolled the past years. 3. Yeah there are some OLD farts still in SWE CS. There are still OLD farts in World of CS, Don' t let age fool you ! Almost every time the only thing that' s blocking there minds from still be the top players is the worlds view on Gamer's and the knowledge of growing up. (the acceptances of gamer's as a profession is getting better every year *thank good*) Actually i would like to see a 25/30+ roster.
2019-08-28 10:33
basically FaZe
2019-08-28 15:25
-NiKo then yes.
2019-08-28 17:07
NiP friberg
2019-08-28 11:21
#334
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Hungary raffai 
Fnatic incoming
2019-08-28 12:32
"I felt like it was time for a new challenge." more like "I realized that I'm a major burden for the team and I need a new one with only bad and washed up players to fit in"
2019-08-28 14:18
#351
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Singapore eriknords 
Yes, probably his thoughts after putting up good numbers every big event (except Sydney) last couple of months...
2019-08-28 17:56
if he joins fnatic, fnatic should just disband CSGO roster permanently and focus on other games
2019-08-28 15:20
#344
method | 
United States f0xes` 
Swedish CS just ain't what it used to be
2019-08-28 15:43
Thank mr friberg
2019-08-28 16:11
Fnatic FRIBERG <3
2019-08-28 20:39
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