TACO won't help 00NATION at Americas RMR
00NATION IGL Epitacio "TACO" de Melo, who did not compete at ESL Pro League Season 17 for personal reasons, took it to Twitter to announce that he will remain inactive indefinitely. The Brazilian wrote that he won't be playing at the Americas RMR and subsequent Major should his team quality.
According to TACO, he needs time to recover and sort out his life outside the server. At the same time, the eminent esports athlete emphasized that being inactive for an extensive period does not mean 00NATION departure or the end of his career.
During TACO's inactivity, his place in the roster was taken by the young Brazilian, Leonardo "n9xtz" Santos, while Marcelo "coldzera" David took over as an in-game leader. With this lineup, the team successfully performed in the group stage of ESL Pro League Season 17, securing a berth at the playoffs.
00NATION are expected to continue the season with the following roster:
Bruno "latto" Rebelatto
Eduardo "dumau" Wolkmer
Marcelo "coldzera" David
Lucas "nqz" Soares
Leonardo "n9xtz" Santos