Zywoo, whose real name is Mathieu Herbaut, is an e-Sports prodigy. He is a professional player of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive better known under the acronym CSGO. He belongs to the French club Vitality where he plays as a sniper.
Despite his young age, he already has an impressive record of achievement and has been named the best player in the world twice in a row by the website HTLV. He is also the youngest player to be voted best in the world. Here is some information about this eSport star.
Zywoo: his early career
Mathieu Herbaut alias ZywooHe was born in France in the town of Billy-Montigny in Pas-de-Calais. He discovered the game of Counter-Strike very early and participated in his first tournaments before he was 10 years old. His seriousness in this game starts concretely at the age of 14. At 16, he receives his first offers to play full time. He still waited until he was 18 to sign his first pro contract with Vitality.
However, he has been to other clubs before. His first club was DizLownHe has been a member of this club since 2014 and 2015. He competes in regional tournaments and smaller championships with the club. If not successful, he has at least gained experience. He then played for the Nevermindwhere he stayed for several months before joining E-body Bumpers. During all this time, he participated in small championships and continued to improve his game. Already at that time, he stands out from many promising E-sportsmen.
In 2017, specifically in March, Mathieu Herbaut joined the WySix team and spent six months there. He started to rebel after those six months and spent over a year at AAA. Then, he was spotted by Vitality.
Zywoo's career with Vitality and his personal achievements
Zywoo's signing with Vitality as a pro is a real turning point in his career. The experience of his teammates allows him to fully unfold his potential. He signed with Vitality in October 2018 and by November of the same year, he won a competition. It is the DreamHack Open Atlanta 2018. The team then won the Charleroi Esports April 20195 months after Atlanta. They do not stop in such a good way and add to their victories, the CS_summit 4within one month.
The Vitality team also won theEsports Championship Series Season 7-Finals June 2019. The Team misses by one step the victory at ESL One: Cologne 2019, in July and occupies the second place of the DreamHack Masters Malmo 2019. Despite these minor setbacks, they rectified the situation by winning at EPICENTER 2019. This competition is the last LAN tournament won by Vitality and Zywoo before the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the online competitions do not destabilize them. They took second place at Blast Premier: Spring 2020 European Finals and ESL One: Cologne 2020 Online-Europe.
During his short career as a pro player, Zywoo hung up many individual prices to his chart. He has been appointed MVP in several championships including:
- cs_summit, ESL One: Cologne 2019,
- EPICENTER 2019,
- ESC Season 7 Finals and DreanHack Masters Malmo 2019.
In 2019, he is the youngest player recognized as the best player of the year by the site HTLV.org. He will win the title again in 2020.
Zywoo : personal life
The personal life and family occupies a capital place in its evolution. Indeed, he is a real child of video games. He discovers Counter-Strike at seven years old thanks to his brothers and cousins who play it. Even if his mother did not immediately authorize him to play this rather violent game, she eventually gave in. His mother and his grandmother even accompanied him to his first local tournaments.
When his first offers to play full time arrived, his mother Nathalie FontaineAt first, she was opposed to it. She wanted him to get his B.A. first. She was afraid that his future would be troubled if his adventure in e-gaming does not go as expected. In order to secure her protégé, she participates in negotiations for his signature with Vitality upon graduation. It is appropriate to speak of a family success story for Zywoo. Indeed, once their decision was made, his relatives supported him considerably.
Is Zywoo sponsored?
Zywoo Social Networks
- Twitter : @zywoo
- Facebook : ZywOo.cs
- Youtube: youtube.com/c/ZywOo
- Twitch : twitch.tv/cs_zywoo
- Instagram : @cs_zywoo
- Business: [email protected]
How old is Zywoo?
Zywoo was born on November 9, 2000 in Lens, Northern France. The Counter-Strike game has almost the same age as him, 21 years old.
How much does Zywoo earn?
In 2021, his salary is 16833.33 $. He would have earned over 27000 $ in his career since 2018.
Which club does Zywoo currently play for?
Even if long term contracts are not very common in eSports, Zywoo has not left Vitality since his arrival. He has just renewed his contract with the French club.
All in all, the eSports field is booming and Zywoo has made his mark in the games he loves. His unique talent on CSGO, a particularly complex game, has earned him worldwide recognition.
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