Ruler's contract with Gen.G Esports renewed for next 3 years
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Gen.G has announced the extension of Park "Ruler" Jae-Hyuk's contract with the team. The face of the League of Legends team was called invaluable by the organisation, which led to the addition of three more years to his contract.
In 2018, Ruler played for South Korea in the Asia Games. Formerly known as KSV, the organisation acquired Samsung Galaxy along with its roster in 2017. Since then, Ruler has played for GEN.G, building his reputation through accolades like coming first in Intel Extreme Masters Season 11. He also finished second place at LoL World Championship 2017, where he was nominated was crowned the MVP.
Gen.G chief operating officer, Arnold Hur said in a statement, "We’re extremely happy that we’re able to provide the best terms to the key player in one of the best teams in the world. He’s an extremely talented player with a big heart, and we will provide him with everything he needs in order for the Gen.G LoL team to qualify for the LoL World Championship next year."
"We will prioritize the players’ careers and in developing their skills, so we’ll provide everything we can for a better team performance,” he added.
The League of Legends Championship Korea player also commented on the extension: “I want to thank the fans, the coaching staff, my family, and especially my parents, and I’ll continue to work hard to give back for all the love and support I’ve received." He went on to say, "I want to perform on the international stage, and I want to show my parents that I can achieve my personal goal. I’ll make sure to lead the Gen.G LoL team into the World Championship next year."
GEN.G will hold a fan meet in appreciation for all the support it has received. It will take place at their headquarters on September 2, at 1pm KST. MC for the event will be shoutcaster, Jeon Yong Jun who will help revisit Ruler's past achievements and prepare for the future.
Gen.G Esports was formed on August 2017 and now has offices in Seoul, Los Angeles, and Shanghai. The organisation owns an Overwatch League franchise and teams in a couple more games like Apex Legends, PUBG and Clash Royale.