Cloud9 have announced the signing of Turkish AWPer woxic from Mousesports after a rough ending with the org.
The news comes after hours of signing of Mezii in to the squad.
The Turkish national is the third player in the C9 overhauled roster which started with the signing of ALEX and Mezii.
The 5th page in #C9CSGO’s new chapter is here!
— Cloud9 (@Cloud9) September 19, 2020
Woxic stated in his interview with HLTV that when he talked to C9 GM HenryG, he knew it was the best offer he could hope for.
The deal is said to be for 3 years valuing around $1,365,000.
He also said he gonna get back the real woxic.
He takes this opportunity that he could prove he is the real deal and with the level of comfortability is most important to him.
With such a legendary organisation, we will have everything needed, and I'll give my very best to succeed and win with the team.
Thank you everyone for your support.#c9win
— Özgür Eker (@w0xic) September 19, 2020
Woxic broke into the world stage with HellRaisers and after move to Mousesports he showed his true flair.
He won couple of LAN tournaments with them, notably CS:GO Asia Championships and ESL Pro League Season 10.
Cloud9 CS:GO present the devastating Turkish left hook of the Colossus 🇹🇷
🔹Player: Özgür "woxic" Eker
🔹Role: AWP / Star Player 🔥
🔹Contract length: 3 year deal
🔹Deal Value: $1,365,000
— HenryG (@HenryGcsgo) September 19, 2020
The 22 year old was also the MVP at the CS:GO Asia event.
He was named as the 12th best player of 2019 by HLTV and was the first Turkish player to do so.
But the fairy tale began downward spiral when after winning the ICE challenge and runner’s up at ESL Pro League Season 11.
The team began to make group stage exits at events and never came back to their true form in the Online era of CS.
After the new season started, he played only event with them before replaced by prodigy Bymas.
It was also noted from an article from 1pv that the removal of him from the roster was concerning with his attitude.
He was labelled “woxic the toxic” by the community.
The AWPer denied the following allegation and revealed if it was the case his career was finished.
He aims to win the Flashpoint 2 tournament and within few months get to the top notch of the rankings.
Alex “ALEX” McMeekin
William “mezii” Merriman
Özgür “woxic” Eker
Aleksandar “kassad” Trifunović (coach)