Lasse “MATUMBAMAN” Urpalainen is a professional Dota 2 player who plays for Team Liquid.


Dota 2

MATUMBAMAN made a name for himself by winning the Assembly Summer 2014 LAN tournament with the team Veni,Vidi,Vici, in the process defeating Trixi’s team FINSTACK in the finals and the team seppo13 (previously known as Team Menace) in the semi-finals. Throughout the games, MATUMBAMAN showed off his extreme mechanical skill on heroes such as Tinker and Ember Spirit and caught the eye of many Dota 2 fans. MATUMBAMAN later had the opportunity to try out for Fnatic with Trixi, but was not picked up as Fnatic disbanded shortly after. Instead Trixi formed the all-Finnish stack 4 Anchors + Sea Captainwith MATUMBAMAN, JerAx, Vaalix, and Buugi in late September 2014. Shortly after in the beginning of 2015, JerAx left the team to join Team Tinker.

MATUMBAMAN was recruited to 5Jungz, formed by captain KuroKy to compete for the upcoming Frankfurt Major, where he was reunited with JerAx. FATA- and MinD_ContRoLcomplete the lineup. Before the qualifier for the Frankfurt Major started, Team Liquidannounced their signing of the squad. With the new Team Liquid, MATUMBAMAN dominated the scene until The International 2016, consistently placing high in top competition. After some disappointing results post-TI6, Team Liquid returned to dominance in 2017, culminating in their victory at The International 2017


Date Placement Tier Tournament Team Results Prize
2017-08-12 1st Premier The International 2017 Liquid2017logo std.png 3 : 0 Newbeelogo std.png $10,862,683
2017-07-22 1st Major DreamLeague Season 7 Liquid2017logo std.png 3 : 2 Planet OddLogo std.png $80,000
2017-06-11 1st Premier EPICENTER 2017 Liquid2017logo std.png 3 : 1 Eglogo std.png $250,000
2017-05-21 1st Premier StarLadder i-League Invitational #2 Liquid2017logo std.png 3 : 2 Tnclogo std.png $45,000
2017-02-26 1st Premier StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 Liquid2017logo std.png 3 : 1 VGJ logo std.png $135,000
2016-11-26 1st Major DreamLeague Season 6 Liquidlogo std.png 3 : 0 Escape Gaminglogo std.png $90,000
2016-08-11 7 – 8th Premier The International 2016 Liquidlogo std.png 0 : 2 Fnaticlogo std.png $519,262
2016-06-12 2nd Premier The Manila Major 2016 Liquidlogo std.png 1 : 3 OGLogo std.png $405,000
2016-05-15 1st Premier EPICENTER 2016 Liquidlogo std.png 3 : 2 Newbeelogo std.png $250,000
2016-03-06 2nd Premier The Shanghai Major 2016 Liquidlogo std.png 1 : 3 Secretdotalogo std.png $405,000


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