Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, the legendary mid-laner for T1, has once again proven why he’s often hailed as the greatest of all time in League of Legends esports.
At The Game Awards 2023, Faker was awarded the prestigious “Best Esports Athlete” title, adding another feather to his already illustrious cap. This accolade follows his remarkable performance throughout the year, particularly at the League of Legends World Championships 2023.
Faker’s journey in 2023 has been nothing short of phenomenal. At Worlds 2023, he led T1 to a historic victory, marking their fourth World Championship title. This victory was especially significant as it was achieved with a clean sweep against Weibo Gaming in the finals, where Faker showcased his iconic skills and strategic gameplay.
The win at Worlds 2023 not only cemented T1’s legacy but also highlighted Faker’s unmatched prowess in the game, making him the only player to win four World Championship titles.
Furthermore, Faker’s influence extends beyond his in-game achievements. His ability to shape the game’s meta, build a substantial fan base, and consistently outperform opponents were key factors in his recognition at the Esports Awards 2023, where he was named the Esports PC Player of the Year. This award considers not only a player’s achievements and skill level but also their impact on the esports scene as a whole.
Faker’s career is a testament to his enduring talent and adaptability in the ever-evolving world of esports. His dedication and achievements continue to inspire players and fans alike, solidifying his status as a true icon in the world of competitive gaming. With his recent win at The Game Awards 2023, Faker has once again demonstrated why he is considered the “Unkillable Demon King” and the GOAT (greatest of all time) in the League of Legends community.