Even if you don’t understand a lick of Portuguese, it’s hard not to love Brazilian sports casting. The quality of the commentary may be lacking in depth of insight, but if you’re looking for emotion and passion – look no further. Sit back and enjoy as Brazilian wildcard INTZ eSports shocked League of Legends fans across the globe by dismantling China’s top team, Edward Gaming.
Their native Brazilian casters simply couldn’t comprehend what they were seeing – the underdogs, qualifying through the International Wildcard, completed the biggest World Championship upset since fellow Brazilians KaBuM! e-Sports upset Europe’s 1st seed Alliance back in 2014.
INTZ’s jungler, Gabriel “Revolta” Henud and Felipe “Yang” Zhao played like monsters – Revolta, showing up big time on a clean Lee Sin, out-jungled and outwitted the man many consider to be the best jungler in the world, Ming “Clearlove” Kai. Meanwhile, in the top lane, Edward Gaming’s Chen “
Their plays were simply world class – you could’ve made a Lee Sin montage from the first 20 minutes of game footage alone.
INTZ seriously impressed – they’re a little rough around the edges and it may well be too early to call – but playing without pressure, the Brazillian’s are making a strong bid to shake their wildcard status and qualify for the knock-out stages.
With both the North American and European regions faltering, INTZ may well become every western fan’s second team. Their humble story and honest approach to the World Championship makes them a team to rally behind at this season’s tournament.