Mata was a storied player in League of Legends and his retirement is the end of an era from a prolific support. Known for styling on enemies with his Thresh and being apart of one of the best teams in League of Legends history.
The scene will miss Cho "Mata" Se-hyeong. Mata announced his retirement on Dec. 15 via Facebook and shared a few words on the matter, "I've ended my career as a pro gamer after 2019. Being ready to play games, I can't stop by my parents. Thanks to many team members and secretariats throughout the SKT, I was happy to have a great opportunity experience."
Mata League of Legends: Mata Retires From Professional League of Legends
Mata made his competitive debut with MVP Ozone in 2013 before leaving the team and joining Samsun White. He was apart of the championship team that dethroned SKT and won the championship in 2014. Samsung White is easily considered one of the best teams of all time, if not the best.
He was the finally member of that 2014 team still playing, and now that he's retired, Samsung White has finally left the server.