His former club has confirmed that Justus “Flobby” von Eitzen, a former professional Clash Royale player, committed suicide at age 22. After leaving a final note for his family, the player was killed in a car accident, according to SK Gaming, who shared the news of Flobby’s demise on Twitter.
“We are surprised, in disbelief, lost for words,” said SK Gaming, the organization lobby represented for most of his career. We had to say goodbye to our teammate, coworker, and, most importantly, a great friend to all of us. We shall never forget him for bringing so much happiness and brightness into our lives and the lives of so many others.
When SK Gaming’s Clash Royale esports department was founded in April 2018, Flobby was one of its initial participants. He participated in the team’s 2018 and 2019 tournaments, particularly contributing to its second-place performance at CRL Europe 2018 Fall in Los Angeles.
He participated in QLASH League 2 as his final event before joining the German company as a content producer.
Flobby is honored by the community:
An incredible amount of grief and tribute to Flobby have been shared on Twitter. “Justus was a beautiful person who constantly projected warmth and enjoyed every interaction,” stated Martin Marquardt, Chief Gaming Officer of SK Gaming. In this incredibly difficult moment, my heart goes out to his family. Everybody who knew him may have their memories of him remain as a source of inspiration, like a rock that surpasses time. RIP.”
“Farewell, my friend, we will miss you,” wrote SK Gaming player Samuel “xopxsam” Klotz. We have a lot of wonderful memories together because you were such a kind guy. May Justus rest in peace.
The official Clash Royale Esports Twitter account said we are surprised and disappointed to hear this news. Flobby, you will be missed. The Suicide Prevention Phoneline 1-800-273-8255 (USA) or the Samaritans 116-123 can provide you with information and help if you have been impacted by the topics discussed in this article (UK). Rest in peace.
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