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Background Information
Name: Rafael Knittel
Country of Birth: Brazil Brazil
Birthday: December 25, 1994 (1994-12-25) (age 23)
Residency: News Label - Brazil.png Brazil
Team: CNB e-Sports Club
Role: Mid
Previous Roles: Sub, AD
Favorite champions:    
Soloqueue IDs: Nikar, NBL Rakin, JAYOB Rakin, Rakin VPP, BG Rakin VPP
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Team History
May 2014 - Dec 2014
Call Gaminglogo std.png Call Gaming
Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
Team Aminelogo std.png Team Amine
Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
Cerberus eSports (North America)logo std.png Cerberus eSports
Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
Noble eSportslogo std.png Noble eSports
May 2015 - Jun 2015
Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png CLG Black
Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
Brave e-Sportslogo std.png Brave e-Sports
Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
JAYOB e-Sportslogo std.png JAYOB e-Sports
Dec 2015 - Jul 2016
Big Godslogo std.png Big Gods
Jul 2016 - Oct 2017
Painlogo std.png paiN Gaming
Oct 2017 - Jan 2018
CNB govTLogo std.png CNB e-Sports Club
Jan 2018 - Feb 2018
CNB govTLogo std.png CNB e-Sports Club
Feb 2018 - Present
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Rafael "Rakin" Knittel is the mid laner for CNB e-Sports Club.


Rafael "Rakin" Knittel was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. He lived in Switzerland for two years, and in Los Angeles, California in the United States. His first video game was Counter-Strike 1.5, which he started playing when he was seven years old. He also played Heroes of Newerth and was the captain of one of the top Brazilian teams prior to switching to League of Legends.

2014 Season

Rakin joined Call Gaming in May 2014, his first competitive League of Legends team. With them, he qualified for the Spring Expansion Tournament via the ranked 5's ladder but then was eliminated in the first round by Team Coast. On December 22nd, Call Gaming parted with their Expansion roster and Rakin left the team.[1]

2015 Season

After leaving Call Gaming, Rakin formed Team Amine, which eventually competed in League One; partway through that tournament, the team renamed to Cerberus eSports. After a seventh-place League One finish, Cerberus entered the AlphaDraft Challenger League, and the roster was acquired by Noble eSports. On April 26th, Rakin retired from competitive play in North America. In May, Rakin became a substitute for Counter Logic Gaming Black.


  • The name "Rakin" comes from his first and last name - "Ra" from "Rafael" and "Kni" from "Knittel;" the 'n' and 'i' were swapped to make it pronounceable.
  • Has played competitively as mid laner and AD carry.
  • His most known catchphrase is "vem pro pai" (come to daddy), usually referenced in his username as VPP.


Date Region Tournament Team Vs Champion Pos W/L KDA SB VOD
2018-03-17 News Label - Brazil.png Brazil CBLOL 2018 Summer Playoffs - Round 1 CNB govTLogo std.png ProGaming e-Sportslogo std.png  Azir Mid W 15/2/5 Link
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  • 2016
Date Event Result
2016-12-04 XLG SuperCup 2016 Gold.png paiN Gaming Painlogo std.png 2 : 0 CNB govTLogo std.png CNB e-Sports Club
2016-03-26 BRCC 2016 Summer Playoffs Gold.png Big Gods Big Godslogo std.png 3 : 1 Overloadlogo std.png Overload



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