League of Legends pro player Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok has donated 50 million won (US$41,700) to the Seoul Social Welfare Fund charity to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“I want to contribute a small part to help people through this harsh winter, and at the same time help people reduce the burden due to the prolongation of the pandemic.”, the T1 mid laner said in a statement, according to Naver.

The 25-year-old has made multiple donations even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which is experiencing a new wave globally due to the Omicron variant.

Faker donates ₩50M to Seoul Social Welfare Fund for COVID-19 relief

Since volunteering and contributing to the prevention of the COVID-19 epidemic, the star player’s name has been engraved on the wall of fame of Gangseo District, Seoul, where his family lives.

League of Legends pro player Faker, Wall of Fame Seoul
Faker’s name is engraved in Gangseo District, Seoul
Credit: Fomos

The pro player has a well-documented history of contributing to charity.

In 2020, the legendary League of Legends superstar donated 30 million won (US$25,050) to community and medical organizations to support the prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic in Korea. 

His charity work was kept completely secret until the T1 management organization officially announced it.

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