Exclusive: T1 Zeus on how his family’s weekend ritual turned him into a pro player
Staff, 2023-03-14 23:28:27,
And his bubbling soccer fandom.
Choi “Zeus” Woo-je, the top laner for T1, has played a pivotal role in his team’s success in LCK Spring 2023. He has effectively held the front line and created disruptions in the back line, consistently creating openings for his team.
Zeus, pronounced “Je-woo-s”, is the reverse of his actual name Woo-je. His interest in esports grew when he and his family would spend their weekends watching esports matches on the Korean cable esports channel, OGN.
They first watched KartRider, a popular mobile similar to Mario Kart, which boasts 3.7 million daily active users, before moving on to League of Legends.
It didn’t take long before he and his brother picked up the game, and it was Zeus, of course, who took it many steps further, turning it into a career.
From casual League of Legends player to Zeus’ rise to the top
“My brother did not start playing League of Legends because he particularly enjoyed playing it, but because he wanted to understand professional matches,” Zeus said. “Naturally, I just followed suit.”
In 2018, his passion for LoL esports grew even more. He began following some of the top teams like SKT T1 Telecom.
“I like to usually root for the best teams, so I naturally started cheering for SKT T1 Telecom,” Zeus said. He also looked up to strong players and naturally looked up to players that played the same role, such Park “Summit” Woo-tae, Kim “Khan” Dong-ha, and Jang “Nuguri”…
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