Rumors: Team Spirit to pay Cloud9 bonuses for sh1ro's transfer

According to unofficial information, American esports club Cloud9 may receive additional payments from Team Spirit for selling AWPer Dmitry "sh1ro" Sokolov. Metaratings stated this, citing its own sources.

According to media reports, the total price of the Russian esports athlete's transfer may exceed two million US dollars (including bonuses for sh1ro's successful performance under the Team Spirit tag).

Note that Sokolov officially joined the Team Spirit roster in December of last year. According to insider Vlad "harumi" Radvilovich, the transfer costed $1.75 million (excluding bonuses).

After winning BLAST Premier Spring Final 2024, Team Spirit rose to first place in the ranking of the world's best Counter-Strike 2 teams according to HLTV. The Dragons also secured No. 1 in Valve's official ranking. sh1ro recorded an average rating of 1.21 over the past three months.