The list of Sports and Games at the Forbes 30 under 30 European class of 2021 has added two notable personalities from the Esports Industry, Luka “Perkz” Perković (Age: 22) and Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut (Age: 20), with the former being the Midlaner for Cloud9’s League Of Legends while ZywOo, a well-known sniper from Team Vitality CSGO.
Forbes’ 30 under 30 series is released on an annual basis featuring those who go on to accomplish a lot in their respective fields while they are under the age of 30. The list comprises different fields like Art & Culture, Entertainment, Finance, Technology, Sports & Games alongside many other categories. Prior to this year’s edition, Astralis Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz, the sniper from the Danish CSGO team had made it to the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2020.
Vitality’s ZywOo has no doubt played an instrumental role in the team’s success. Having joined the French side in October 2018, he steered his team to the triumph at the ECS Season 7 finals over FURIA which was later followed by the championship at the EPICENTER 2019 against Mousesports. With over 10 MVP awards, HLTV.org acknowledged him as the best player in the scene, twice in 2019 and 2020, and has been unstoppable since due to his unwavering will to succeed.
Luka “Perkz” Perković?
Perks is one of the most renowned Midlaners in the League of Legends scene and has been considered to be terrific while playing on European soil. Recently he decided to relocate to North America and play for one of the finest organizations in the LCS, Cloud9. During his time at G2 Esports, he alongside his teammates left no stone unturned as they went on to win two successive seasons of the LEC in 2019 and 2020 across both, Spring and Summer.