Dignitas Sign International CSGO Roster, Three Former FaZe Members

by Steven Cropley

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Team Dignitas has revealed it's second Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team. The organization recently announced the signing of the former Selfless all-female squad led by Emmalee ‘emuhleet’ Garrido.

This time it is an all-male team and one made up of players that have all competed at the top level, sometimes together. The international lineup will be made up of "former NiP and CLG Coach Faruk “pita” Pita from Sweden, as in-game leader and rifle player. “Pita” is joined by three former FaZe players; new Team Captain, rifler and second AWPer Ricardo “fox” Pacheco from Portugal, AWPer Mikail “Maikelele” Bill from Sweden and rifler Joakim “jkaem” Myrbostad from Norway. Former Team Dignitas CS:GO lurker Ruben “RUBINO” Villarroel from Norway will return to the squad as entryfragger," the announcement read.

From the press release:

“As we promised, we are returning to CS:GO in a big way, with two outstanding teams, elite players and incredible personalities,” said Team Dignitas President Michael “ODEE” O’Dell. “Signing this incredible team of players is just another step in the new foundation we are building for this legendary franchise. With each new player and team we sign, our fans have responded with overwhelming support. Recruiting and signing the best playing talent in the world is just the first step for our organization.  We look forward to several more exciting announcements supporting our fans and partners in the coming weeks.”

“As we promised, we are returning to CS:GO in a big way, with two outstanding teams, elite players and incredible personalities,” said Team Dignitas President Michael “ODEE” O’Dell. “Signing this incredible team of players is just another step in the new foundation we are building for this legendary franchise. With each new player and team we sign, our fans have responded with overwhelming support. Recruiting and signing the best playing talent in the world is just the first step for our organization.  We look forward to several more exciting announcements supporting our fans and partners in the coming weeks.”

The newest addition to the Dignitas organization will be competing in the third season of the Esports Championship Series where you will get your first chance to see them in action.