17-year-old UK League of Legends player Deadly joins Misfits as substitute

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UK League of Legends prodigy Matt “Deadly” Smith has joined EU LCS side Misfits as substitute ADC player.
He’ll be housed with Misfits’ academy team.
The 17-year-old played with TCA Esports last split in ESL’s Premiership in the UK and Ireland region, and helped the side reach top four.
He also played with Danish organisation Magistra who won the i59 tournament.
Deadly and Misfits tweeted about the news.

Deadly will be sub to Steven “Hans sama” Liv.
Misfits general manager Ali “Alicus” Saba said on a Reddit AMA: “I think he has a lot of potential, and we’ve always been committed to developing top of the crop challenger talent.
“We will be housing him with the academy team where he will be under Unlimited’s guidance.”
Misfits also have another British player – top-laner Barney “Alphari” Morris. Other Misfits players include jungler Lee “KaKAO” Byung-kwon, mid-laner Tristan “PowerOfEvil” Schrage and support player Lee “IgNar” Dong-geun.
Misfits qualified for the EU LCS spring split 2017 after winning the ESL UK Premiership last year, qualifying for the Challenger Series and beating Schalke in the final playoffs to reach the LCS.
Earlier this week Misfits gained investment from NBA basketball brand Miami Heat.
Check out some of our highlights from Deadly in the second half of this video:

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