Schalke 04 Evolution top laner Pavle “Yoppa” Kostić lost his life on 23 November due to respiratory complications caused by COVID – 19. The Serbian player was 23 years old and had been playing. League of Legends since March 2016. In his professional career he has also played for teams like MAD Lions and Vitality.Bee.
“Today we were informed that our former player of League of Legends, Yoppa, passed away ”, said Vitality in his social networks. “We have wonderful memories of you and the time we spent with you in Berlin. You will be forever etched in our memories. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Rest in peace, Pavle. “
Today we were informed that our former League of Legends player Yoppa has passed away.
We have wonderful memories of you and our time spent with you in Berlin. You will remain forever engraved in our memories.
Our thoughts are with your family and friends.
Rest in peace, Pavle 💛 pic.twitter.com/8bWCigausa
— Team Vitality (@TeamVitality) November 24, 2021
Yoppa was the first Serbian player to reach Challenger level on the Western European server. With Vitality.Bee he finished 6th in the LFL in 2020. He then moved to Schalke 04 Evolution to play in both the EU Masters and the Prime League Pro Division.
With Schalke 04 Evolution he finished 3rd in the 2020 spring play-offs, and reached the main event of the EU Masters Spring 2021; however, his hot streak ended in the round robin phase and he did not reach the play-offs.
Yoppa’s last stint at Schalke 04 Evolution was a 2021 Prime League Pro Division summer, where he once again fell on the round robin stage. The entire community of League of Legends He expressed his condolences and assured that he will remember Yoppa’s legacy.