Faker's Grandma Knows A Lot About League of Legends

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It’s one thing for a gaming pro’s parents to know about the game their offspring play, but quite another thing for granny to also be well versed.

As Twitter user Mixen614 pointed out, in a documentary about Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, the LoL pro’s grandma showed how closely she follows her grandson and esports.

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She totally gets it.

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She doesn’t just watch him play matches on TV but would stay up with him while he played at home.

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This is rather touching.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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The full thing is worth a watch too. Pretty chill and heartwarming for an e-sports documentary.

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm33651716