As is tradition, for the Mid-Season Invitational 2022, the teams present had to choose their personal anthem for the League of Legends tournament. However, this time Riot Games let fans choose the best song to represent each of the eleven MSI entrants. via a poll on the lolesports Twitter account.
Some results were an obvious choice, but others were a surprise. Of Ratatouille movie soundtrack to an anime opening, with Lil Nas X in between, one thing is certain: the MSI 2022 playlist will be unforgettable. Here are all the MSI teams anthems, handpicked by international League community.
Early 2021, T1 teamed up with artists Baekhyun of EXO, CHANGMO and Raiden to create an intense track that traces the past and salutes the present of T1 like legends. To the tune of “Watch your back, your overhead and your team, cause I’m the legend of the streets”, T1 will show up at MSI 2022 as legends to beat.
“We’re gonna win again” were the words sung by G2 CEO Carlos Ocelote earlier this year in the team’s first-ever produced song. And after the surprising 12-0 of the European team, there was no doubt that G2 prevailed in their takeover call. The community couldn’t choose a better song than “Our Way” to accompany the European Kings during MSI.
stronger than a lion, FastPay Wildcats will enter the MSI stage to the roaring sound of this Kety Perry song. While this song won’t fit in a typical esports team’s playlist, “Roar” sends a loud and clear message from the Turkish team: “I’m a champion, and you’re going to hear me roar.”
There must be a joke inside about that. With an overwhelming 41% of the votes on the other choices, the song that represents the brazilian team in MSI is the song “Le Festin” from the Ratatouille soundtrack. The decision’s inspirational quote may also be readjusted for esports competitions: “Anyone can win”.
Coming from Latin America, Aze Team plan to blow up the competition, like “Dynamite”. The energetic and world-famous song performed by BTS was chosen to accompany the newcomer to MSI 2022. Instead of taking notes, it looks more like they want to set fire and ignite the competition.
Native to the Oceania region, ORDERED are “excited and tired of the way things have been.” Fans made it a “Believer” by choosing this Imagine Dragons song as team anthem. After the region’s former representatives knocked down the competition at MSI, ORDER now has the daunting task of continuing to believe and perform better.
How to measure the knowledge and love that a community has for a team? You let them choose a song to hype up the team at their first international event of the year. Again, Lisa’s “Gurenge” is the song that will accompany FocusMe Detonation at the mid-season invitation. Seems like the song is perfect to describe this symbiosis that the Japanese team has with the League community: “Finally, you have given me a strong reason to be. And we will stay hand in hand until the end.
The battle for the Vietnamese team anthem was hard foughtbut in the end, the community chose the 2014 world championship song “Warriors” to accompany Electronic Sports Saigon Buffalo at MSI. No better song embodies the perseverance that esports players must show when chasing a dream than this legendary track.
PSG heel “wanting to be the best” and claiming its rightful place among the best in the world, and the Pokemon The theme song will be accompany them throughout MSI 2022. PSG Talon embarked on a quest to grab all the trophies, but if their local gym was easy to conquer, they will have to train harder to beat the trainers who arrived from all over the world at MSI.
For Royal never give up, the community chose a Chinese song called “Chasing Dreams With a Child’s Heart”. A heartfelt song that encourages listeners to persevere through trials and see “the glory of life.”
“This one’s for the champions,” and the champions in question are evil geniuses. the the community chose Lil Nas X’s song “Industry Baby” for the new LCS giants. Even if the team isn’t the favorite to win the competition, with this anthem it shouldn’t be a problem: “You were never really for me anyway/When I’m back on top, I want to hear you say that nothing is leaking.