Legendary CS: GO Player ‘GeT RiGhT’ Offers an Emotional Parting Message to the Community

Published 01/17/2021, 10:30 AM EST

Swedish Counter-Strike legend Christopher ‘GeT RiGhT’ Alesund recently announced his retirement from the eSport title. The player is arguably one of the best, if not the best player of CS: GO, who achieved many accolades in his time. In the retirement tweet, the ace player also hinted at a move to Valorant.
It seems like Alesund has finally come out with an official statement for the fans before stepping away from CS: GO forever.


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The CS: GO legend conveys his final message to the community

The ace player took to Twitter to convey his parting message to the CS: GO community. In the emotional goodbye, he posted multiple tweets where he talked about all things related to Counter-Strike.

He thanked the fans and the community for always showering love and support on him throughout his career. It was a tough move for him to make, and he is grateful for the professional ecosystem of Counter-Strike that gave him many unforgettable memories.

Impossible to forget some pivotal moments

He stated that being a part of the esports title was a dream come true, and it wouldn’t have been possible to achieve without the fans. Humbled by the continued love the fans showcased throughout his career, he singled out Swedish fans who kept him motivated through hard times.

A trip down the memory lane has brought many refreshing memories of LAN tournaments that he played with an arena full of people from around the world. He stated that lifting the Major back in 2016 still serves as one of his fondest memories.

The ace player is looking forward to welcoming a brand new chapter of his professional career with Valorant. It will be intriguing to see the star player bring his top skills in Riot Games’ latest title.

The professional ecosystem of eSports is currently suffering because of COVID-19. So far, no top-tier EU Valorant team has offered any response on the developing situation, but it will interesting to see where the veteran ends up. Although, a potential team up with  ‘Scream’ in Team Liquid could serve as a delightful treat for the fans world over.


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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.