In 2018 Thabo “YvngSavage” Moloi burst onto the South African esports scene after claiming the big first prize at the VS Gaming FIFA eWorld Cup Qualifiers. A few months later he signed to multigaming organisation powerhouse Goliath Gaming and midway through 2020 was named Africa’s first Red Bull sponsored Esports Athlete. The stories you’ve read in the media highlight the fairy tale and the incredible groundbreaking achievements of the 19 year old FIFA gaming prodigy. While 2020 would be the year YvngSavage made history with Red Bull, it would also be the toughest year of his life. This is the story no one was reporting on.