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Sexy Bamboe Dota 2 Former Pro Player Dies3 min read


Alaan “SexyBamboe” Faraj has died at 29. He is known as a Former professional Dota 2 player, streamer, and commentator.

Faraj had been an active member of the Dota community and competed professionally before transitioning to Dota 2 in 2011. He played for several teams between 2011 and 2021, with notable runs as part of Mousesports, Evil Geniuses, Team Zephyr, and Team Bald. He last played for Team Bald Reborn during the first season of the 2021 Dota Pro Circuit. 

Faraj became one of the most popular streamers in the Dota community, best known for his chemistry and commentary with former teammates and fellow streamers Janne “Gorgc” Stefanovski and Wehsing “SingSing” Yuen.

He started his Dota 2 career with LowandLions. Sexy Bamboe was a support and offline pro Dota 2 player. He won more than $85.000 from Dota 2 in any competition.

A friend of the deceased player said in discord, speaking with Farage’s brother, that it is likely SexyBamboe committed suicide. Before that, he did not get in touch for a week.

There was no official statement given, but posts from close friends and former teammates have confirmed his passing and asked fans to avoid speculation.

His brother is asking the Dota community to send him any pictures they have of or with Faraj from events and competitions over the years as everyone is sad about the loss of such a joyful and passionate figure within the space.

He once competes in The International 2012 with mousesports and teamed with 2017 TI Champions, Kuro “KuroKy” Salehi Takhasomi, Dominik “Black^” Reitmeier, Weh “SingSing” Sing Yuen, and Theeban “1437” Shiva.

Alaan “SexyBamboe” Faraj with former mouseesports at TI 2012. source : dota2

Their team was eliminated by the Chinese Team, EHOME from the tournament in Lower Bracket Round 1 and all players disbanded after the tournament.

The only Top Team that he joined after mouseesports was Evil Geniuses but only 2months longer.

Rest in Peace, Alaan.

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