Richard "Shox" Papillon has officially signed with Team Liquid's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team and will be playing on the starting roster. The announcement was made on Team Liquid's Twitter, welcoming Shox as the fourth starting member.
Shox has been one of the biggest names in CS:GO. Playing professionally since 2007, the 29-year-old French veteran player has been highly praised and well known for his longevity and high skill. Shox has been one of the most legendary CS:GO players of all time.
Throughout his career, Shox has played for big name teams such as G2 Esports, Epsilon, VeryGames and most recently, Team Vitality. Even after playing professionally for almost 15 years, Shox remains one of the most sought out players and is the definition of a veteran player.
Team Liquid and CS:GO fans are even more excited as Team Liquid also announced that AWPer Joshua "oSee" Ohm will be on the 2022 starting roster as well. Previously playing for Extra Salt, fans have positively reacted to the new transition and are excited to see what Team Liquid's CS:GO team can do.
Other confirmed members of the starting CS:GO roster for Team Liquid include rifler Jonathan “EliGE” Jablonowski and lurker Keith “NAF” Markovic. Former Team Liquid players Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo, Jake "Stewie2K Yip and Michael "Grim" Wince remain on the team but have been moved to the inactive roster.
With one more spot to be filled on the roster, it has been reported that Nicholas “nitr0” Cannella could be making a return to CS:GO and Team Liquid.