GODSENT sign ex-SMASH roster

The European mixture that represented SMASH has found a new home in GODSENT, who have signed their first CS:GO team since merging with The Final Tribe.

Just two months after signing with SMASH, an esports organization founded by DJ's Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Mikail "⁠Maikelele⁠" Bill and co. have moved to a new organization, GODSENT. The Swedish organization with a strong fanbase ceased operations in 2018 but announced a comeback earlier this year as they joined forces with The Final Tribe.

GODSENT make a comeback with Maikelele's squad

The Kevin "⁠kRYSTAL⁠" Amend-led team had a big drop in the rankings in September, shortly after signing for SMASH and adding Pavle "⁠Maden⁠" Bošković to the roster, but has since climbed back from No.73 to their current position of 32nd. The squad's recent achievements include wins over Spirit, Virtus.pro, and CR4ZY, as well as qualification for WePlay! Forge of Masters S2 Finals LAN, where they will debut under the GODSENT banner on Friday.

In a statement about the signing, team coach Jonatan "⁠Devilwalk⁠" Lundberg stressed that joining GODSENT will allow the team to "finally focus on the things we should be focusing on", hinting at some issues with the SMASH organisation.

"For me, joining GODSENT is being HOMESENT in the best of ways, GODSENT feels like home and we are extremely excited to be working with such a professional organisation," Devilwalk said.

"Ever since we bootcamped prior to the Minor as NoChance we had an awesome experience here with the people that are behind the revival of GODSENT and knew instantly that we would be a good fit for each other.

"We can finally focus on the things we should be focusing on, and that is bringing in results and have continuous development and progress as a team and as individuals."

In a comment for Finnish website yle.fi, Jesse "⁠zehN⁠" Linjala shed more light on the move, explaining that the squad only signed a three-month trial with SMASH and decided to leave after learning that the organization was looking to replace everyone except him and Martin "⁠STYKO⁠" Styk:

"We signed a three-month trial agreement with SMASH because the organization did not have enough sponsors at the beginning to support the team financially," the Finnish player said. "We kind of wanted to show our commitment to the project.

"The owner of the organization suddenly started looking for new players for the team without informing us, and eventually wanted to keep only me and STYKO on the team. At that point, we decided together that a game like this would not go awry and said "no thanks" to the contracts."

On Twitter, STYKO added that the team had no salaries during the trial period: "We decided not to sign 'real' contract for various reasons, namely differences on how team should be run. During this time we did not receive a salary; SMASH needed to find sponsors since they are new to esports."

GODSENT is now:

Sweden Mikail "⁠Maikelele⁠" Bill
Germany Kevin "⁠kRYSTAL⁠" Amend
Finland Jesse "⁠zehN⁠" Linjala
Slovakia Martin "⁠STYKO⁠" Styk
Serbia Pavle "⁠Maden⁠" Bošković

Sweden Jonatan "⁠Devilwalk⁠" Lundberg (coach)

Montenegro Pavle 'Maden' Bošković
Pavle 'Maden' Bošković
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
404
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
Finland Jesse 'zehN' Linjala
Jesse 'zehN' Linjala
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
903
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Sweden Jonatan 'Devilwalk' Lundberg
Jonatan 'Devilwalk' Lundberg
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.86
Maps played:
400
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.16
Germany Kevin 'kRYSTAL' Amend
Kevin 'kRYSTAL' Amend
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
1620
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Sweden Mikail 'Maikelele' Bill
Mikail 'Maikelele' Bill
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1067
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.14
Slovakia Martin 'STYKO' Styk
Martin 'STYKO' Styk
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1260
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Very good signing! #GoGodsent
2019-11-14 20:44
#5
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Czech Republic Xedys
That's a great news
2019-11-14 20:44
HOMESENT at it again
2019-11-14 20:45
definitely won't make it out of the eu minor closed qualifier
2019-11-14 20:50
#63
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Israel Sonnabend
Pog
2019-11-14 20:52
Godsent? Who? xD
2019-11-14 20:54
#70
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Israel Sonnabend
newfag
2019-11-14 20:53
#90
JoJo | 
Finland Gogito
trashhh team
2019-11-14 21:05
that would be ENCE
2019-11-14 21:12
yeah i have never seen somebody mention ence when i call a team bad
2019-11-14 21:42
STICKERS POGCHAMP
2019-11-14 23:35
nt
2019-11-15 05:54
nice GL
2019-11-14 20:46
expected!
2019-11-14 20:46
#46
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Czech Republic VetriX_
+1
2019-11-14 20:48
Ewwww... what a joke. Homesend will remain Homesend unfortunately.
2019-11-14 20:55
expected
2019-11-14 20:44
"awry" fix typo admins
2019-11-14 21:35
#177
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Romania SkipLD
So.... unexpected?
2019-11-15 07:44
#3
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k
expected
2019-11-14 20:44
+1
2019-11-14 20:57
pog
2019-11-14 20:44
epic
2019-11-14 20:44
Shitter movie on 2019
2019-11-14 20:45
Unexpected.
2019-11-14 20:44
#38
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United States rer0lpxe
0/8 they already announced it before
2019-11-14 20:47
8/8 actually, as he baited you.
2019-11-14 20:57
#102
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United States rer0lpxe
no way
2019-11-14 21:13
yes way
2019-11-14 22:15
norway
2019-11-14 23:52
#83
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Peru Nazguruk
Jebaited
2019-11-14 21:00
Nice
2019-11-14 20:45
#10
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United States YEP_COCK
ok
2019-11-14 20:45
expected
2019-11-14 20:45
Expected
2019-11-14 20:45
2019-11-14 20:45
#20
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Brazil |LUCAS1|
ez for olofmeistr0
2019-11-14 20:46
cool!
2019-11-14 20:45
#15
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Brazil |LUCAS1|
DEVILWALK LOL
2019-11-14 20:45
Yes? Good coach, he helped Ex-Smash/New Godsent a lot.
2019-11-14 20:45
#32
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Brazil |LUCAS1|
I'm not saying that he's bad, i just laughed because i thought that he was completely out of the scene
2019-11-14 20:46
To be fair a lot of people think so!
2019-11-14 20:48
AND FNATEC
2019-11-14 20:47
Well duh lol.
2019-11-14 22:02
#18
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Czech Republic Tr3jx_S
STYKO <3
2019-11-14 20:45
#132
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Finland Smoonah
stickos dumb prik
2019-11-14 21:49
#187
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Czech Republic Tr3jx_S
Xd
2019-11-16 11:53
#19
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Hungary HAWI
lets gooo
2019-11-14 20:46
Unexpected
2019-11-14 20:46
WOWOWOWO
2019-11-14 20:46
homesent
2019-11-14 20:46
expected
2019-11-14 20:46
waste of money
2019-11-14 20:46
#88
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Egypt ExonsX
they got them for free
2019-11-14 21:05
but they should pay them anyway i dont think that this roster capable to win somethin except lootbet cup season 5
2019-11-14 21:05
#94
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Egypt ExonsX
even if they win anything the org only takes about 10% which is nothing and with this roster they probably can get good sponsors
2019-11-14 21:08
Niceee
2019-11-14 20:46
#29
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Estonia Mrkruvi
woooah
2019-11-14 20:46
holy fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiucks good luck
2019-11-14 20:46
#31
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Other syrso
niice
2019-11-14 20:46
ahahahah so sad
2019-11-14 20:47
4-6 weeks max, then reshuffle
2019-11-14 20:47
#69
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Slovakia veeellys
In half year full Swedish roster
2019-11-14 20:53
Godsent back Poggers
2019-11-14 20:47
#37
 | 
Finland N1ggers
NICE NICE
2019-11-14 20:47
HOMESENT
2019-11-14 20:47
#40
LEo | 
Denmark FELIXXD
Nice to see godsent back, but sad they signed this roster
2019-11-14 20:47
#92
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Egypt ExonsX
why it's the best free roster rn
2019-11-14 21:06
If you look at free agents, it is not even close (yes, botsent probably dont have money to pay players like oskar or friberg).
2019-11-14 21:24
Nice try osky
2019-11-14 23:05
nt prodka
2019-11-15 01:14
I am not prodka wtf
2019-11-15 08:26
nt prodka
2019-11-15 13:26
#41
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Poland humen))))
GODSENT is the worst name
2019-11-14 20:48
#45
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Poland godBASR
the best name*
2019-11-14 20:48
#58
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Poland humen))))
no, the shittest I could imagine
2019-11-14 20:51
Irreligious, but I still think its the best team name and by far the best team logo in the history of esports.
2019-11-14 20:51
#62
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Poland humen))))
hell no
2019-11-14 20:52
#65
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Poland godBASR
+1
2019-11-14 20:52
Not really , it's badass , plus their logo looks amazing. Those would be some tasty stickers.
2019-11-14 20:51
#64
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Poland humen))))
I hate this so much, didn't see anything worse
2019-11-14 20:52
They can’t qualify to major without 2 roster changes
2019-11-14 21:17
It's gonna be tough with Fnatic and NiP in there.
2019-11-14 21:57
Yes Fnatic and Nip has been looking very solid lately.
2019-11-15 11:58
it would be baddas if they'd win someting but they probably wont men( homesent(
2019-11-15 01:19
compared to 90% of team names, it’s good
2019-11-14 21:31
#42
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Sweden KattiZ
epic
2019-11-14 20:48
YYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
2019-11-14 20:48
GL lads!
2019-11-14 20:48
#48
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Germany BIG2020
nice GL boys
2019-11-14 20:49
#49
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Sweden Lagge15
Godsent got NoChance. This lineup recently got Smashed
2019-11-14 20:49
:] I laughed.
2019-11-14 21:49
#50
HS | 
Estonia qoznyyy
lul
2019-11-14 20:49
#51
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Russia Slavaa
I wanted to see new Swedish roster:(
2019-11-14 20:49
probably smash
2019-11-14 21:30
#52
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Czech Republic VetriX_
LETS FUCKING GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
2019-11-14 20:49
#53
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Indonesia lukerey
Nice. Now -krystal +friberg
2019-11-14 20:49
#136
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Sweden Lagge15
Who would IGL?
2019-11-14 21:55
friberg
2019-11-15 04:25
friberg
2019-11-15 04:25
YES
2019-11-14 20:50
#57
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Armenia balayan
NICEEE
2019-11-14 20:51
#59
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Chile nachooww
looool
2019-11-14 20:51
Can't wait for HOMESENT
2019-11-14 20:53
-kRYSTAL please or will be dogsent
2019-11-14 20:53
+1
2019-11-14 20:55
nah classic homesent
2019-11-14 20:59
Eg, 100t and now godsent nice
2019-11-14 20:55
og soon
2019-11-14 21:00
YEEES lets go
2019-11-14 20:58
They can be decent T2 team probably, but i dont believe they will make it even close to T1 due to firepower (as most of these teams). Still decent for both sides i guess.
2019-11-14 20:59
kRYSTAL IN GODSENT OMEGALUL
2019-11-14 20:59
still better than being on a dead german shit team
2019-11-14 21:13
Expected DISBAND BIG BTW
2019-11-14 21:00
+1
2019-11-14 21:13
tier 3 at best -maikelele -krystal +cosmen))) +freddyfrog
2019-11-14 21:00
faze tier 3 after blast fluke
2019-11-14 21:13
WTF))))
2019-11-14 21:22
solid tier10 team
2019-11-14 21:02
POG
2019-11-14 21:02
new HOMESENT
2019-11-14 21:03
#87
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United States Murr
Yessir
2019-11-14 21:03
Your right pronax. This is an exciting Swedish team that can compete at the top! Sure there wasnt the players avalible to create Another Swedish tier1 team. But we rather have a solid Swedish t2 team to build of than a tier3 mix team with no future.
2019-11-14 21:05
Nice mens
2019-11-14 21:08
#95
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Bulgaria zhelyazkoG
Has God sent, the GODSENT ?
2019-11-14 21:10
#96
roeJ | 
Germany L1lK1M
Don't know the org but I hope they can actually achieve something!!
2019-11-14 21:11
Tnx pronax
2019-11-14 21:11
No salaries again? Lul
2019-11-14 21:12
POG
2019-11-14 21:16
Nice to see the name again on hltv, i love it boysss<3 Lets see what kind of ownage these guys can make in the future!
2019-11-14 21:20
#111
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Brazil CaioOlive
Please make it out of the next EU minor so we get dem GODSENT stickers again.
2019-11-14 21:22
HOMESENT signs WHAT?
2019-11-14 21:25
#113
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Russia Sur10n
Pog
2019-11-14 21:28
Maikel tired of taking pictures with new logos jerseys
2019-11-14 21:32
#117
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Germany cipeaX
lets goooo
2019-11-14 21:33
#118
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Ukraine Xe0m
MY FAV TEAM OF 2017 AND OF 2019 <3
2019-11-14 21:34
lets go
2019-11-14 21:36
Nicee
2019-11-14 21:36
waste of money
2019-11-14 21:37
STYKO finally on a team
2019-11-14 21:43
#127
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Sweden Trkmag
Really bad move from GODSENT, this roster has been hardstuck for so long time and I'm not trusting their potential. Would have preferred a all-swedish roster
2019-11-14 21:46
just -krystal +anyone
2019-11-14 21:48
m1x > smash, info about Team Secret should be rly fake
2019-11-14 21:46
pog
2019-11-14 21:47
#133
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Bulgaria goshyy
NO WAYYY LMAO
2019-11-14 21:49
Save zehn from this tier3 team
2019-11-14 21:50
really happy for maikelele
2019-11-14 21:53
Gg
2019-11-14 21:56
People who say -krystal, don't really know how professional cs works or how he led his previous teams to success.
2019-11-14 22:00
homesent is back
2019-11-14 22:01
lemme smash :(
2019-11-14 22:07
Homesent is back! GG! #1 inc.!
2019-11-14 22:21
#145
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Hungary subzera
Congrats, wb
2019-11-14 22:28
#146
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Slovakia EvErisT
rip godsent †
2019-11-14 22:31
#147
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Poland SebL
They are back
2019-11-14 22:46
Interesting lets see how it goes.
2019-11-14 23:00
gl for godsent hope they can bring their A game
2019-11-14 23:07
#152
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Europe LoookATme
Washedupsend
2019-11-14 23:07
#153
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Europe Nomarosa
Flat earther in team
2019-11-14 23:18
Botsent
2019-11-14 23:25
another lineup that will disband within 2 months, pog
2019-11-14 23:52
I wish them good luck and I hope they have some fun
2019-11-14 23:56
POG
2019-11-15 00:11
stupid djs know shit about esports. who are they anyways? never heard of like mike and dimitri whatever
2019-11-15 00:25
#166
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Spain Silber_
They are shit, but actually most popular djs of 2019 (Dj Mag)
2019-11-15 02:18
like every other popular dj. and the music is in 99.9% of the time pure shit
2019-11-15 02:29
#161
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Brazil goatzera
Disband in 3 months
2019-11-15 01:10
Ouuuf that's awesome
2019-11-15 01:38
Tier5
2019-11-15 01:57
#167
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Germany reicH_
Very good!! Very excited about that!
2019-11-15 02:22
GL Homesent
2019-11-15 03:27
#170
mir | 
Russia Zel0cE
Cool ,for his
2019-11-15 03:32
smash SMASH now
2019-11-15 06:01
Very Cool !
2019-11-15 06:26
ROFL
2019-11-15 06:34
LMAO pronax's signature 6d chess at it again
2019-11-15 08:14
#179
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Sweden Zolity
pog maikelelelelelele
2019-11-15 08:23
How long till they kick mikelelelele ?
2019-11-15 09:33
:o
2019-11-15 12:56
pog
2019-11-15 13:28
Imagen, you give them the chance to find sponsors but instead of being thankful and do their job, the first thing they do is try to replace players. Hahahah who ever will sign for smash they are wanred the CEOs are greedy retards
2019-11-15 13:30
godsent stickers pls. ty
2019-11-16 20:29
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