NAVI add Dem0N to academy roster

The 13-year-old Ukrainian was recruited after impressing on FACEIT.

Natus Vincere have picked up 13-year-old Dmytro "⁠Dem0N⁠" Myroshnychenko to play in their academy, the organisation announced on Thursday. The Ukrainian youngster was offered a spot after being noticed on the FACEIT platform, where he has an average K/D of 1.31 and a 53% win rate over almost 2000 matches.

"A 13-year-old talented boy is exactly the case where we need to look strategically far into the future," NAVI COO Alexey "⁠xaoc⁠" Kucherov said. "We are happy to support Dima (Dem0N) in his professional career, and we will do our best to ensure that by the age of 16 he will be able to terrify the best teams in the world."

The announcement comes just days after NAVI announced an overhaul of their academy project, with Kirill "⁠Gospadarov⁠" Gospadarov, Ivan "⁠kapacho⁠" Koplenko, and Alexey "⁠Topa⁠" Topchienko having all been removed from NAVI Junior and made available for transfer.

NAVI currently have eight players in their academy set-up and will soon announce which of them will represent NAVI Junior. The organisation will also launch a dedicated website for future applicants in the near future as it hopes to recruit young talents "all year round", according to xaoc.

NAVI's academy set-up currently includes:

Ukraine Valeriy "⁠B1T⁠" Vakhovskiy
Russia Ilya "⁠m0NESY⁠" Osipov
Russia Eugene "⁠Aunkere⁠" Karyat
Ukraine Rodion "⁠fear⁠" Smyk
Ukraine Sergey "⁠pogor3lov⁠" Pogoryelov
Ukraine Daniil "⁠Synyx⁠" Mazur
Ukraine Daniil "⁠headtr1ck⁠" Valitov
Ukraine Dmytro "⁠Dem0N⁠" Myroshnychenko

Ukraine Amiran "⁠aMi⁠" Rehviashvili (coach)

Russia Kirill 'Gospadarov' Gospadarov
Kirill 'Gospadarov' Gospadarov
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
278
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.62
Ukraine Daniil 'headtr1ck' Valitov
Daniil 'headtr1ck' Valitov
Age:
16
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
13
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
Ukraine Dmytro 'Dem0N' Myroshnychenko
Dmytro 'Dem0N' Myroshnychenko
Age:
13
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
Ukraine Rodion 'fear' Smyk
Rodion 'fear' Smyk
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
27
KPR:
0.60
DPR:
0.71
Ukraine Valeriy 'B1T' Vakhovskiy
Valeriy 'B1T' Vakhovskiy
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
220
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.66
Ukraine Alexey 'Topa' Topchienko
Alexey 'Topa' Topchienko
Age:
21
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
215
KPR:
0.60
DPR:
0.64
Ukraine Sergey 'pogor3lov' Pogoryelov
Sergey 'pogor3lov' Pogoryelov
Age:
16
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
7
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.71
Ukraine Ivan 'kapacho' Koplenko
Ivan 'kapacho' Koplenko
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
231
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.64
Ukraine Daniil 'Synyx' Mazur
Daniil 'Synyx' Mazur
Age:
16
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
7
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.73
Ukraine Alexey 'xaoc' Kucherov
Alexey 'xaoc' Kucherov
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
Russia Ilya 'm0NESY' Osipov
Ilya 'm0NESY' Osipov
Age:
15
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
70
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
Russia Eugene 'Aunkere' Karyat
Eugene 'Aunkere' Karyat
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
217
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.68
Cool
2021-02-25 19:27
8 replies
Yes. Except my heart stopped for a second...wish it read "NAVI Junior add Dem0N"
2021-02-25 21:19
1 reply
Who pls
2021-02-26 16:18
He must be fpl player but reaching fpl at the age of 13 is remarkable.
2021-02-25 22:16
5 replies
Na'Vi is about to win Counter Strike
2021-02-26 01:43
2 replies
lmao almost spit my food out when I read this
2021-02-26 13:14
get counterstriked by NaVi XD
2021-02-27 09:30
Yo le noob, I don't even think he's in FPL-C lmao.
2021-02-26 13:22
1 reply
Baguette malding lmao Go eat your frogs when NAVI is playing katowice playoffs hahaha.
2021-02-26 13:31
Nice
2021-02-25 19:27
2 replies
and more nice if they put guardian into academy roster and makes guardian as papa of academy
2021-02-25 20:25
1 reply
and makes guardian as a laughing-stock of the academy
2021-02-26 08:16
8 man roster pog
2021-02-25 19:28
3 replies
#75
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Germany I_Am_Jerm
lets go for 10 man roster then you can go intern to pracc with one team
2021-02-25 19:58
2 replies
there are 11 already, 3 just on transfer
2021-02-25 20:14
2 t1 csgo team max! per communist country allowed!
2021-02-26 14:39
#6
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Portugal IGotHooes
new m0nesy- confirmed
2021-02-25 19:28
12 replies
new overhyped noob?
2021-02-25 19:47
11 replies
#91
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Russia INNESOR
+1
2021-02-25 20:15
#113
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Denmark KING_VITO
+1
2021-02-25 20:36
+1
2021-02-25 20:50
#129
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Ukraine Salupol
He is really noob, i saw his playing faceit
2021-02-25 20:53
toxic noob*
2021-02-25 21:17
13-year-old - ofc he is noob. Ami will make him a professional. mb)
2021-02-25 21:28
#159
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Sweden ShageN
+1 m0nesy = overhyped toxic n00b
2021-02-25 22:06
i don't wanna get banned bannedfor spam but anyways +1 :)
2021-02-26 05:19
he looks decent at FPL and he has good mentality
2021-02-26 07:30
1 reply
30 kills online = 3 kills on LAN
2021-02-26 08:43
+1 just like m00nesy
2021-02-26 14:39
#7
flamie | 
Serbia LtN))
nice
2021-02-25 19:28
8 man roster PogU Astralis should learn a few things from this
2021-02-25 19:28
2 replies
#234
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Russia AstraRus
Dude that is their academy, not a roster
2021-02-26 13:48
1 reply
Ik, it's a joke men))
2021-02-26 17:05
next goat?
2021-02-25 19:28
#10
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Israel Redku
Navi is really cool for actually scouting talent and using it tbh
2021-02-25 19:28
12 replies
They prob just got tired of spending bank when adding a new player (perfecto was 200k as an example) That being said it's still awesome to see how much they support their academies :)
2021-02-25 20:20
11 replies
they never in a history spent a big bank to get any player what are you talking about
2021-02-25 20:26
9 replies
Yea but they still have to buy players at a price several time higher than the real value. That is because everyone knows that navi has money and then small orgs wanna make bank.
2021-02-25 20:46
1mil for s1mple according to himself.
2021-02-25 20:47
You really should research before talking out of your ass. S1mple, Electronic and perfecto, boombl4 all had +200k in buyouts and Navi has been unable to buy a lot of players in recent years due to orgs asking fortunes (FL1T, Mir, Sdy, Qikert) Perfecto was their like 3rd choice for a fifth and he was still 200K (for an OK guy in Syman). That's why having an academy makes sence both financially and competitive wise
2021-02-25 21:36
6 replies
200k isnt shit you're talking about breaking the bank here buddy
2021-02-25 21:59
1 reply
200k was the bar I used as it was the lower value seen in NaVi. Also 200k might not seem a lot but add other 4 guys plus a coach and you start to realize that 200k is not 200k It's 200k plus an increased salary over their previous team, better equipment and prob some other benefits A 200k cheap player will cost you around 100k/Y (not even including boot camps, travel etc) So keep that in mind next time (also I'm sure investors will love you spending 200k when sponsors are cutting marketing budgets)
2021-02-25 23:21
+1
2021-02-25 22:18
CiS buyouts are insane. A lot of shady ass owners in CiS just looking to flip talent is the real problem.
2021-02-26 04:59
Yo le nooob, You are wrong for Qikert tho, he himself said in interview he wouldn't join NaVi.
2021-02-26 13:25
1 reply
My bad prob misremebered that interview Thanks for the correction
2021-02-26 17:40
yes. You can just spent 50k $ to the whole junior aademy and then, sell some players to tier-2 teams for 50k $ for each player. And mb, one of the academy players will be a new super-star for main team
2021-02-26 07:32
demon time
2021-02-25 19:29
#14
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Finland WTP0
DIMOOON!
2021-02-25 19:30
Gl
2021-02-25 19:30
2000+ matches at Faceit level 10 (assuming) with 1.31 K/D at freaking 13 years of age??? WHAT!?
2021-02-25 19:31
2 replies
kids nowadays dont go outsite especially in corona times
2021-02-25 19:35
#87
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France who_asked
+1 how tf but I think that's why at the age of 13 he has already joined a one of the biggest e-sport organizations
2021-02-25 20:14
#20
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United States bakkadilla
Big Na'Vi gonna scrim 8-5 vs Na'Vi Jr. Really put the team to the test.
2021-02-25 19:30
1 reply
B1t will be able to calmly kill players like boombla, flamie, and also dont forget players such as monesy and aunkere. do not underestimate the younger team,
2021-02-25 21:26
LUL
2021-02-25 19:31
how is it even possible for 13 yr old to have 2000 matches
2021-02-25 19:31
3 replies
yeah dude i only have 300 lmfao
2021-02-25 19:33
#33
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World Notb8ing
in 2 years that would be 3 matches a day, can't say that is anything that impossible if u play a lot with friends etc. editeddd xD
2021-02-25 19:42
1 reply
Yeah 3 matches isn’t that much tbh
2021-02-26 07:29
#23
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Indonesia woooi15
wow
2021-02-25 19:32
wtf 2k matches at 13 years old!??!?!?!
2021-02-25 19:32
next level lol
2021-02-25 19:34
13 year old nolifer 2000games?? wtf i mean im glad he got into the team but man he should go out too sometimes
2021-02-25 19:35
11 replies
he had a dream to play cs probably
2021-02-25 19:41
7 replies
man im sure he had but he can't just say fuck school and focus on playing games all day. Idk how he does it but that seems to be the case with this much games. Every like kid aspiring to be a csgo pro player should look at how ropz did it and follow it exactly the same dont abandon school
2021-02-25 19:44
6 replies
well obviously i want to be a esport player when i grow up and im 14, but i still work hard in school so i can go to college if i have to
2021-02-25 19:45
5 replies
yes and if you are 14 how many faceit or csgo mm matches do you have? they wont be as close as 2k. idk but the kid should take school seriously
2021-02-25 19:46
4 replies
yeah i first played cs when i was 9 i have 90 faceit matches and 700 mm wins
2021-02-25 19:47
3 replies
im 19 and i have 350 faceit games and 900 mm wins yours is a healthy amount too
2021-02-25 19:48
2 replies
yeah i just started playing faceit a few weeks ago since school has been out
2021-02-25 19:49
1 reply
nice i dont play faceit cause i get 130 ping in sea and they have dxb servers in which i get 50-60 ping but those need 5$ subscription per month to play on them F so i just mm
2021-02-25 19:51
#109
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Ukraine ksay
now he certainly should't but other 13yo nolifers obviously should
2021-02-25 20:27
1 reply
yes now he should practice and try hard but he shouldnt like abandon school completely. I mean no one knows if he"ll grow up to be the next CIS talent or not school should be maintained ig
2021-02-25 20:40
but its not too much. I wonder when he started playing. If 10 or 11 it means just 2 matches a day
2021-02-26 06:13
That kid must live in an attic for sure
2021-02-25 19:36
999 man roster
2021-02-25 19:36
2k Games and 13 y/o... These are this kind of Idiots who think they don't need school and only play CS 24/7. And after some years they still be nonamers. Kinda sad at least focus more on school just to be sure
2021-02-25 19:37
8 replies
+1
2021-02-25 19:40
#51
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Lithuania disesion
+1 meanwhile karrigan has masters in accounting while being top3 igl
2021-02-25 19:46
1 reply
Yeah but only small percent are blessed with his intelligence
2021-02-25 19:59
#182
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Ukraine ^vAl^
dude 0/8. If u r genetically smart enough u can easily combine school and cs, like if u did some kind of sport for example. If u pay attention on lessons u don't need to do homework to keep up with the curriculum. All u need is profound dedication and ability to think, just a little bit.
2021-02-26 00:04
4 replies
true lol 2k match isnt even that much. If he played more than 2-3 years it means just 2 matches a day.
2021-02-26 06:14
1 reply
#207
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Finland SunMutsi
His faceit acc is like 2y and 3months old, and i agree its not that many, but when u compare to what you did when u were 11-13, then its kinda worrying imo
2021-02-26 07:27
+1, he would probably also be able to make a deal with his school so he has more flexibility to go compete at tournaments for example.
2021-02-26 08:43
When I was 13, I never really thought of gaming. I remember being late at night doing shit. Since I started playing (I was nearly 15 at this time), I got shit at school, so I needed to give up playing Video games. The difference between making sports and playing Video games is that it goes on your brain, it destroys your mentality. Bright lights destroy sleep. No sleep means poor concentration. Poor focus means poor performance in general. I know I'm maybe 16 but this is what I experienced.
2021-02-26 19:02
demon slayer
2021-02-25 19:39
Another pugger and i guess elo abuser like d00c that wont win and achieve anything
2021-02-25 19:40
Dmytro Myroshnychenko is the most russian name ever
2021-02-25 19:42
New NaVi Youth player, this kid is insanely good aimer
2021-02-25 19:42
#45
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Chile cristiaan
13 yo lool
2021-02-25 19:44
#46
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Brazil SecondKS
why not NAVI +B1T, +m0nesy +aunkere (8 man roster) and NAVI junior with 5 man roster?
2021-02-25 19:44
if in averege each games takes 40 min, he has played 1,3k hours only on faceit at 13 yo. is it healthy? idk his lifestyle but i hope he has some social life.
2021-02-25 19:44
5 replies
He has taken it to the next level wtf
2021-02-25 19:49
Yes, it not so good.
2021-02-25 19:59
Also probably 2-3 k hours in DM, Aimbotz, MM etc
2021-02-25 20:00
i have 5k hours but like 3k of my 5k are idle i leave the computer on
2021-02-25 20:28
#208
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Finland SunMutsi
He has 2.7k hrs
2021-02-26 07:29
13 years old LMAO
2021-02-25 19:44
NAVI is one of the youngest teams in top 20 and have a huge academy with powerful players! As a NAVI fan thats make me very happy !!! LET'S GO NAVI
2021-02-25 19:46
#63
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Spain kirooZyy
Probably they will sell Aunkere, get B1T as 6th man officially or getting flamie as 6th, and the rest will be the NAVI Junior team, dem0n as he is not able to compete will be 6th until he is 16yo
2021-02-25 19:49
twitter.com/dem0nisio LMAOOOOO HIS TWITTER
2021-02-25 19:50
6 replies
LMAO
2021-02-25 19:57
i have more followers than a "pro" cs player ) )) ) )
2021-02-25 21:38
Wtf is his profil pic? His mother or his gf? Tf?
2021-02-25 22:29
3 replies
yes
2021-02-26 01:16
#204
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France who_asked
Gf
2021-02-26 07:11
wow his mom looks really hot!
2021-02-26 10:23
OK Astralis 2.0, chill with the 30 man roster. Why not just make: "NaVi Yellow": *Insert 5 players* "NaVi Black": *Insert 5 players*
2021-02-25 19:56
5 replies
#96
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France who_asked
sounds kinda racist tbh
2021-02-25 20:17
3 replies
wow, ur so "funny".
2021-02-25 20:24
2 replies
#110
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France who_asked
not even a joke
2021-02-25 20:27
1 reply
#102 Now stop with your bad bait. /Close
2021-02-25 21:06
#120
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Spain Dicraftio
Kinda what x6tence did back in the day
2021-02-25 20:41
8v5 they can even win
2021-02-25 20:00
#85
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Russia mshkoda
Good luck Dima
2021-02-25 20:09
how am i supposed to sleep at night knowing there are homies out there called Dmytro Myroshnychenko
2021-02-25 20:14
2 replies
AHAHAHAHHAAHAAHAHAA
2021-02-25 20:39
Kkkkkkkk
2021-02-25 21:56
Step 1: speak russian Step 2: Ignore school and play cs alot Step 3: Getting your parents to sign a contract for NaVi Junior Hope this helps
2021-02-25 20:15
2 replies
i feel like theres a good chance i played against or with half of navis academy team in matchmaking
2021-02-25 20:17
#187
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Brazil HazzyS
at least he is helping his parents)))))))
2021-02-26 01:37
#101
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World Beard43
Nice. Looks like b1t will need some replacing soon anyway!
2021-02-25 20:24
4 replies
#105
B1T | 
Ukraine devitt
0/8
2021-02-25 20:26
3 replies
#116
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France who_asked
? B1t will be a full member of the main roaster and someone should fill his place in NaVi jr
2021-02-25 20:37
2 replies
He can swap with Flamie
2021-02-25 20:48
1 reply
#126
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France who_asked
0/8 he will start selling snus to kids
2021-02-25 20:49
Lul, typical cringe nickname for a 13 year old. But GL nonetheless.
2021-02-25 20:27
1 reply
His name is Dmytro in Ukrainian which is Dmitry in Russian Dimon - short of Dmitry (between friends) So he just changed one letter of his real name, not cringe imo
2021-02-25 22:35
wtf are they doing??
2021-02-25 20:37
football team
2021-02-25 20:40
pls i have 1.43 kd and 700 matches played pls me, add ME!
2021-02-25 20:49
3 replies
do you speak ruski?
2021-02-25 20:53
2 replies
yes check his name
2021-02-26 01:18
1 reply
ah a fake flagger
2021-02-26 12:22
#135
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Sri Lanka w7tv
FINALLY -FLAMIE
2021-02-25 21:07
1 reply
no
2021-02-25 21:18
#137
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Denmark Alphamon
Damn Na`Vi out here trying to reunite the old EG, already having Fear and DeMoN.
2021-02-25 21:14
cheater
2021-02-25 21:22
#151
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Spain jordi_171
+2000 games on faceit with 13 years old, this kid is going to have some serious eye and back problems in some years, is it worth to kill yourself for a game?
2021-02-25 21:45
2 replies
only 2.8k hours
2021-02-25 22:31
Im 15 and 3 matches on faceit, Am I pro player??
2021-02-26 11:21
#157
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Sweden ShageN
amazing move
2021-02-25 22:05
thanks God NAVI managers at last turned ON their BRAINS and started taking UKRAIANS into their rosters -flamie +B1t soon NAVI <3 Ukraine <3
2021-02-25 22:08
3 replies
#175
B1T | 
Ukraine devitt
dude you will trigger russians with that comment :D
2021-02-25 22:38
WHAT TA FUCK DID YOU SAYING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2021-02-26 01:19
#202
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France who_asked
8/8
2021-02-26 07:06
When do these kids start playing lol... 2000 Faceit matches by the age of 13??? wtf
2021-02-25 22:16
1 reply
only 2.8k hours tho
2021-02-25 22:32
he will finish his "career" at the age of 20
2021-02-25 22:16
NaVi building the army
2021-02-25 22:36
#178
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Ukraine  Pasha
nice
2021-02-25 22:54
#181
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Bulgaria goshyy
WHAT? 13? I wish this kid all the best man, he has a bright future in CS!
2021-02-25 23:53
Wtf 13 And the number of matches
2021-02-26 02:40
demon from Dota2 to this . Good LUck
2021-02-26 05:23
#194
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Europe SBC|SG_TS
8 man roster LUL
2021-02-26 05:27
better him than s0mple at least. no more toxic in the team and the teammates are no longer bait! wp navi!
2021-02-26 05:33
#201
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Asia dyunman
who?
2021-02-26 06:59
i used to play mm with him couple years ago. Always thought he was older lol.
2021-02-26 07:45
Valve should ban farm system by multigaming giants like Na`Vi. That fucking academies players grown only for selling. Fucking shame.
2021-02-26 08:36
2 replies
cry is free
2021-02-26 09:02
#221
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Bosnia and Herzegovina lousooo
cry is free
2021-02-26 09:30
Unlucky that jimpphat isnt from ukrainw. He had 4k elo already when he were 13
2021-02-26 09:10
#227
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Poland SebL
Never seen this guy play, but 13y/o Jesus Christ, that's really young age to start of your career. Hope NAVI will get the best of him. GL to them and him.
2021-02-26 12:57
Navi make new team - NAvi Kids
2021-02-26 13:03
1 reply
Haha
2021-02-26 22:43
Another BabyRage in roster
2021-02-26 14:35
wow, great news <3
2021-02-26 16:31
The kid has 2.7k hours and is in navi junior. I have over 5k hours and im not even 3k elo yet wtf is this reality
2021-02-26 17:25
wtf anyone got any highlights from the kid?
2021-02-26 18:38
2000 matches Fpl 3300 elo Nice player
2021-02-26 18:46
Nicknames are getting worse and worse..
2021-02-26 22:43
#248
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Brazil cadik
s0mple to navi academy roster demon to main
2021-02-27 00:30
1 reply
braindead hater of s1mple spotted. i bet you are russian lol
2021-02-27 11:55
#252
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Russia dukech
demon and android
2021-02-28 13:19
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