MAD Lions is a formidable opponent in the League of Legends European Championship at the moment. The team, which is currently sharing the top of the table with Rogue, is full of talented players, but one that’s really caught the attention of fans recently is Norman ‘Kaiser’ Kaiser.
The support, who first joined MAD Lions last split, won the majority vote for the Mid-Split MVP of the LEC over the weekend, beating the likes of Rasmus ‘Caps’ Borregaard, Oskar ‘Selfmade’ Boderek, Emil ‘Larssen’ Larsson, and Marek ‘Humanoid’ Brázda.
The young German was the only support up for the award this time around, proving that his impressive team play and creative play style is vital to the team’s overall success. However, despite impressing the masses this split, the 21-year-old attributes his success to his teammates and the staff at MAD Lions.
“I feel honoured receiving this much recognition for my play, but I can’t stress enough how important my teammates and my staff were for my development,” he says on Twitter. “Had I joined any other team I don’t think I would’ve performed at this level.”
— LEC (@LEC) July 4, 2020
Last week, Indiana ‘Froskurinn’ Black and Daniel ‘Drakos’ Drakos spoke to James ‘Mac’ MacCormack, the coach of MAD Lions, about his players on the latest episode of EUphoria. Here he sung the praises of Kaiser and Matyáš ‘Carzzy’ Orság bot lane partnership.
“I think our bot lane are definitely the most creative when it comes to draft and things like that,” he says. “Those guys bring a huge thing to the team in that regard, which is that they’re not afraid of playing into a lot of different match ups which gives us a lot of flexibility. They’re innovative and they’re super good together.”
Since we’ve reached the half way point of the split, the competition has been halted for a week. Games will resume on Friday, July 17, when MAD Lions are set to take on G2 Esports once again.