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Roman Kushnarev became one of the “30 under 30” by the Russian Forbes

Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev, a twenty-year-old esports player from Virtus.pro Dota 2 team, has made his way into “30 under 30” Forbes Russia rating top-3 in the “Sports and esports” nomination. A football player Alexey Golovin and a hockey player Kirill Kaprizov have joined the esports athlete on the list.

The long list of the “Sports and esports” rating featured nine professional athletes including MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov and Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova. The jury, editorial staff, and the audience have picked the top-3 out of the long list. The factors that contributed to the picking process included age (no more than 30), recognition on the professional scene, and personal competitive ability in Russia or worldwide.

Previously, RAMZES666 was recognized as one of the “12 apostles of our time” by the Russian edition of Esquire magazine. Furthermore, he was featured on the cover of RBC’s (a top Russian business media) “20 young and promising heroes of tomorrow” and won AdIndex (a top Russian media on advertisement) Esports Influencer 2018 Award.

The Russian Forbes has published its “30 under 30” rating for the first time. The young imagineers are represented in the following categories: “Entrepreneurs”, “Investments”, “Management”, “Music and cinema”, “Fashion”, “Social practices”, “Art”, “Sports and esports”, “Science and technologies”, and “New media”.