LFL organization Karmine Corp has announced the signing of star AD carry Martin “Rekkles” Larsson. Rekkles is one of the best players in European League of Legends history, but found himself without any offers in the LEC after being subbed and bought back by G2 Esports after the organization. missed out on the World Championship for the first time in 2021. Season.
The reason for Rekkles’s failure to generate demand from LEC teams, despite winning more LEC titles during his tenure in Fnatic than any other player in league history, is the purchase price of he, was confirmed via Twitter by G2 Esports founder, owner and CEO Carlos “ocelote” Rodríguez Santiago for $1.5 million.
Recently, G2 Esports tried to loan Rekkles to teams at a ‘double cut’ price according to ocelote, with the opportunity to sign Rekkles after the 2022 season, but the potential venture was blocked by a ruling by LEC. G2 Esports applied to change the rules, but apparently without success.
Rekkles is the second LEC player to join Karmine Corp in the past calendar year after Lucas “Cabochard” Simon-Meslet, who retired about six months after a six-year career in the LEC, joining KC as an outgoing their new top lane. following the transfer of Adam “Adam” Manaane to Fnatic before the 2021 Summer LEC kicks off.
However, Rekkles’ situation is undeniably different from Cabochard with KCorp. Cabochard is briefly retiring, and a return to playing at home is a logical option if he wants to return to the LEC. On the other hand, Rekkles has been playing well for most of the season and spectacular for a good part of it. For the Swedish goalscorer to come to a European Regional League is truly unprecedented.