League of Legends is a Riot Games PC online game, ranked on the podium of the most popular games in the world, and an absolute number one in popularity esport. League of Legends ranked every year since 2011, its official championship has been held along with a lot of impressive events, such as live concerts of world-famous music world celebrities. There are many professional LoL teams taking part in the championships, but in this article we’re going to focus on the top 10 League of Legends ranked gamers of all time.
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Born June 30th, 1995, Song Kyung-ho, known as Smeb, is on the 10th place of our list. The South Korean player started his esport career around October 2012 and sadly retired in November 2020. Smeb used to be a part of various teams, but the most recent was KT Rolster, where he was a top laner. His favorite champs were Fiora and Riven. Smeb is mainly known from his insane mechanical skills and impressive amount of kills in his playing seasons.
Another amazing Southern Korean League player on the ist is MadLife, Hong Min-gi, born October 5th, 1992. MadLife also started his career in October 2011, retiring in November 2020. Recent team he played in was Manhwa Life. For most of his career, Min-gi used to play a support role, where his favorite champs were Blitzcrank, Alistar, Thresh and Sona. In 2019, while being a part of Riot Games Inc. team, MadLife was an analyst, and later in 2020, in Manwha Life his role was a streamer. MadLife became famous from his amazing Thresh and Blitzcrank skills, making him “The King of Hooks”.
Søren Bjerg, born February 21st, 1996, is a Danish LoL player, whose career started in April 2012, is the 8th League of Legends player on the list. Bjergsen recently changed the team, after being a part of TSM for over 3 years. He’s now playing in Team Liquid, in his unchanging position of a mid laner. Bjergsen also used to be a Co-Owner of TSM (in 2019 and 2020), and then the coach of the TSM team (2020-2021). His favorite mid lane champs are: Azir, Zilean, LeBlanc, Syndra, Ahri, Vel’Koz and Diana. His now lasting contract with Team Liquid expires on 23th of November, 2023. It is said that spending most of his career on TSM, he carried his team on his back to the world championship.
Number seven on the list belongs to Kang Seung-lok, the South Korean League player born November 11th, 1999. TheShy debuted in November 2015, as a streamer in Team We. Since December 2014, he has played the top lane position, and still does. Recently, he's been a member of the Weibo Gaming team, where his contract expires on 22nd of November 2022. TheShy’s favorite champs, as a top laner, are: Rumble, Renekton, Riven and Jayce. Don’t get fooled by his nickname, TheShy is not shy at all! He’s mainly known for his aggressive playing style.
Go Dong-bin, also known as Score, is another South Korean LoL player. Born July 8th, 1992, Dong-bin started his career in October 2011. Since the start, Score played in three different positions - top lane, bottom lane and jungle. Score for sure has achieved the greatest success as a jungler in KT Rolster, which was his position for almost 5 years (Jan 2015 - Nov 2019)! Recently Dong-bin is a coach for the Gen.G team. His favorite champs are Ezreal and Corki. Score is for sure one of the best junglers in the world.
Rasmus Borregaard Winther, or caPs, is a second Danish player on our “Top 10 League of Legends players of all time” list. Born November 17th, 1999, debuted as a LoL player in January 2015, as Enigma Sports mid laner. Since November 2018, caPs is a member of one of the most popular League teams in the world, G2 Esports, where he played as mid laner, bottom laner, and currently stays on a mid laner position. He also used to play in Fnatic. His current contract with G2 Esports expires on 17th of November 2025. His favorite champs are: Ryze, Yasuo, Zoe, Aurelion Sol and LeBlanc. caPs is said to be the best European League of Legends player, also, one of the best mid laners in the world
The first Chinese player to be found on the list, Ming Kai, born July 25th, 1993, is the one to boast a career full of changes. Since his debut in June 2012 as a Team Phoenix mid laner, Clearlove was later a member of two other esports teams - Team WE and EDward Gaming, where he currently stays. At the time of being a part of Team WE (Aug 2012 - Feb 2014), Kai played in the jungler’s position. Later, after changing his team to EDward Gaming (Feb 2014), he took the following positions: jungler, head coach, jungler again, and now after retiring from proplaying, he’s a supervisor of the team. Clearlove’s favorite champs to play are: Lee Sin, Jarvan IV and Evelynn. Clearlove is also said to have incredible jungler skills, making him one of the best junglers in the history of League of Legends.
When someone says “world’s best ADC”, you should immediately think about Uzi. Jian Zi-Hao, born April 5th, 1997, is another League of Legends pro player coming from China. This talented man debuted in October 2012, being the member of a team called Royal Club. Uzi also used to be part of various esport teams. After leaving Royal Club in December 2014, Zi-Hao was joining Oh My God, Quia Gu Reapers, Newbee and RNG, where he stayed for 4 years.Since December 2021, Uzi has been a part of BiliBili Gaming, but due to lots of health issues, he retired from the pro playing scene. The ADC God made his big comeback in March 2022, and is currently an inactive bottom player of BiliBili Gaming. His favorite ADC champs are: Vayne, Lucian, Kai’Sa and Xayah. Uzi is a great strategist and amazing bottom lane partner, which can be clearly seen by his great communication with support. Also his mechanical skills deserve a shoutout!
Penultimate place on our list belongs to Rookie. Korean gamer Song Eui-jin, born March 11th, 1997, debuted as a mid laner of KT Rolster in October 2013. He quickly changed teams and started his journey with Invictus Gaming in December 2014, where he had his place until December 2021. Since then, Rookie is a part of Victory Five, where his contract expires November 22nd, 2022. Eun-jin’s favorite mid lane champs are: Syndra, Orianna, Ryze and LeBlanc. Rookie is mainly famous for his mechanical prowess, very impressive team fighting skills and a huge poll of champs he can play very well.
Finally, the absolute number one LoL gamer in the world, the God of League of Legends, total pro, Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok. Born May 7, 1996 in South Korea, started his career as a member of the SK Telecom T1 2 in February 2013 and still remains a part of T1 as a legendary mid laner. Why is Faker so good? One could spend hours describing his incredible achievements, but in brief, he’s just the best at everything he does. Sang-hyeok is a literal mechanical genius, which occurred in his very popular nickname “Unkillable Demon King”
Faker mastered playing almost every League champ, and every new one added to the game doesn’t seem to be bothering him at all. His whole gaming mechanism, his tactics and Faker himself is absolutely unrivalled. His skills are just godly unreal. There are no words to describe how incredible a player he is, it’s much better if you just see for yourself! Recently, there is some Faker news going through the internet - a League of Legends celebrity filed a suit against the “fans”, slandering his mum.