Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok, the legendary Mid Laner of T1 has made a big announcement today. The player has re-signed his contract, gaining partial ownership of T1 Entertainment and Sports.
The international esports superstar has represented the League of Legends competitive community around the world, wearing the T1 jersey since the beginning of his professional career in 2013. Faker’s contract has been renewed for the next three years, which is the limit allowed by Riot Games.
T1 also announced that Faker will be assuming a leadership position within the organization when his playing career comes to an end, and will assist in global operations. Faker will continue to be one of T1’s main player, as well as a recognizable figure in the esports industry after his retirement.
“I am excited to continue playing for T1 and I am thankful for all the fans around the world who have supported me all these years. I am honored to become a part-owner of T1 and look forward to working with the leadership team beyond my playing career. I love this team and am proud to help mold the future of this organization.”
You can read the full Press Release by T1 here.