As reported by SK Gaming, professional Clash Royale player Justus ‘Flobby’ von Eitzen has unfortunately committed suicide at the age of 22.
SK Gaming tweeted the tragic news of Flobby’s passing, explaining that the player had been killed in a car crash shortly after writing a farewell message to his loved ones.
“We are shocked, in disbelief, lost for words,” said SK Gaming, the organization Flobby represented for most of his career.
“We have to say goodbye to our teammate and colleague and, most of all, a dear friend to all of us. We will always remember him for the light and joy he brought into our lives and into the hearts of so many.”
Flobby joined SK Gaming’s Clash Royale division back in 2018 around April, making him one of the founding members of the Clash Royale team and organization. Over the course of 2018 and 2019, he played a key role in the squad’s success, including a runner-up finish at CRL Europe 2018 Fall held in Los Angeles, North America.
As a content creator for the German organization, he stayed on after his final competition, QLASH League 2.
Many people have expressed their sorrow and gratitude for Flobby’s life on Twitter.
SK Gaming Chief Gaming Officer Martin Marquardt shared his condolences: “Justus was a truly wonderful person who always radiated warmth and brightened up every encounter. My heart goes out to his family at this unimaginably difficult hour. May his memory be a source of inspiration for all who knew him, like a stone that stands the test of time. RIP.”
Samuel ‘xopxsam’ Klotz, who also plays for SK Gaming, shared: “Farewell, my friend, we will miss you. You were such a good-hearted person and we shared so many great memories. Rest in Peace, Justus”
The official Clash Royale Esports account in memory of Flobby also shared a heartwarming message about this sad demise: “We are shocked and saddened to hear this news. Rest in peace, Flobby, you will be missed.”
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