Esports department of Paris Saint-Germain football club announced signing their own League of Legends roster for 2017.
Two ex-players of Schalke 04 will play on Top Lane and Support positions - Etienne «Steve» Michels and Hampus «sprattel» Abrahamsson. Both players quitted LCS league after the disappointing performance in the qualifying play-offs. In Paris Saint-Germain, Thomas «Kirei» Yuen will play on Jungler position. This spring, he has been playing for Team Dignitas, after the team has lost a slot in North America LCS.
Paris Saint-Germain opened esports department in October 2016. Bora «YellOwStaR» Kim, who is 5-times winner of EU LCS, became the head of the department. Paris Saint-Germain decided to buy Team Huma’s slot in Challenger Series to get the chance of winning a place in LCS.
PSG eSports roster:
Etienne «Steve» Michels
Thomas «Kirei» Yuen
Jin «Blanc» Sung-min
Na «Pilot» Woo-Hyung
Hampus «sprattel» Abrahamsson