Carlos “ocelote” Rodriguez, the founder and CEO of popular esports organization, is leading the list.
Eight professional gamers made Forbes’ 30 under 30 Sports & Games European list, among traditional sports stars such as French football champions Antoine Griezmann and N’Golo Kante. League of Legends are one of the main esport in the list, between others like Counter Strike: Global Offensive or Rocket League.
In fact, leading the list is Carlos Rodriguez, the founder and CEO of popular esports organization. A former professional player, the 28-year-old started his company in 2013. Speaking of G2 Esports, founder Carlos “Ocelote” Rodríguez led his samurai to four EU LCS titles in a row, a grand finals appearance at MSI 2017 and a top 4 finish at Worlds 2018.
Forbes estimated the club earned $8 million in revenue in 2018 with a valuation of $105 million, and Rodriguez plans to expand its headquarters in to create a full training facility and hub for its esports operations.
The Danish Rasmus ‘Caps’ Winther is the only gamer under 20 yearls old in the list. Caps is also one of most famous LoL players. Algo has joined the ranking the Swedish Martin ‘Rekkles’ Larsson.