Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok is a 23-year-old League of Legends player who has hit an all-time high record. Faker has become the world’s first player in the LCK to hit 2000 kills.
The mid-laner for T1 achieved this record in today’s match against Afreeca Freecs in the League of Legends Champions Korea Spring Split. Faker secured 12 successful kills in the match;9 in round 1 and 3 in round 2.
Faker started his contract with T1 in 2013 and is still with them after 7 years. He also recently resumed his contract with SK Telecom T1 which will span until 2022. The contract is hefty and news on its own. He is also an owner one of the owners of T1 now. Faker was also reportedly offered a cheque by an unnamed team valued in the millions.
This is great news for fans as the LCK and gives them a glimmer of hope and excitement. The record will help them to look forward to upcoming matches as the LCK is going on an indefinite hiatus due to the coronavirus. The LCK Spring Split 2020 now ranks SK Telecom T1 at 2nd place with 21 points as of now.
Faker has formerly won 3 championships and played a total of 532 matches as of now. He has a very healthy win ratio of 67% and K/D/A is 4.3. Faker is also the first in the world to hit both records for reaching 1000 kills and now 2000 kills.
Faker is so ahead of the curve that PraY, who is in 2nd place, has a total of 1685 kills. More reports can be read here.