Video: HLTV.org's Top 20 players of 2021
Watch the best highlights from the players featured in the Top 20 players of 2021 ranking, powered by GG.BET.
Celebrate the best players of 2021 with this 13:37 minute fragmovie that has been put together by our moviemaker Filip "filq" Szatkowski, which first premiered on the HLTV Confirmed Award Show during which Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev, Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut and Nikola "NiKo" Kovač were revealed as the top three players of the year.
Along with the best three players of the 2021, Gambit's Dmitry "sh1ro" Sokolov and Sergey "Ax1Le" Rykhtorov rounded out the top 5, and the Russian squad's Kazakh veteran Abay "HObbit" Khasenov is also featured in the video after coming in sixth place in a year largely dominated by the CIS region.
Watch their top highlights and those of all of the top 20 players of the year in the video below, featuring the likes of Valeriy "b1t" Vakhovskiy, Keith "NAF" Markovic or Robin "ropz" Kool, among others, and check out our introduction article to see the complete ranking.
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