Darshan, one of the most renowned North Americans League of Legends Professionals, retired from competitive sports on November 13th.
In a video posted on social media, Darshan released a statement explaining why he is retiring. The top laner said he no longer has the motivation to play competitively. In the future, he would like to pursue content creation in one of his passions, including music, dance and art.
“I don’t feel like playing, training or doing anything else anymore League of Legends-related…The main motivation to keep playing has disappeared,” Darshan said. “What really motivates me now is to really share everything of myself with the community, with the world… I also just love music, dance and art and I feel like there are so many types of content that I have.” can create.”
It is still somewhat unclear what the darshan will specifically focus on in the future and what form it will take. In any case, he sounds motivated to create content.
This marks the end of an era league. Darshan, formerly known as ZionSpartan, has been active on the North American scene since early 2012. He first made a name for himself with Team Coast and Dignitas in 2014 before playing for CLG for almost five years.
With two LCS titles, two Worlds appearances and second place at the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational, Darshan established himself on the NA scene. It’s safe to say he was a veteran of the LCS and his accomplishments will be remembered for years to come.