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How Valorant’s bad boy steel went from scandal to savior

Published: 3/Jul/2021 20:34

by Bill Cooney


Love him or hate him, 100 Thieves IGL steel is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable faces in Valorant today. We take a look at how he got to where he is now alongside Hiko, nitr0, Asuna & Ethan.

Like many other Valorant pros, steel got his start in CSGO, but he didn’t have the easiest run during his time as a pro. Then the match-fixing scandal of 2015 happened and, following evidence of his involvement, he was removed from the pro scene.

Despite this, he’s found a new life with 100 Thieves Valorant squad, who have quickly risen to become one of top orgs in North America.


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