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This 18-Year-old Aussie Dota 2 Gamer is Now Richest Sportspeople in the Country!

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An Aussie teenage from Melbourne—Anathan Pham is now a millionaire! Ana is from the championship team known as OG and the total prize won $15.3 million. By split the prize pool between the 5 team member, Ana himself have earn more than $3 million. Besides that, he also known as the first Australian to have won a Valve-sponsored event and the first Australian player to win in The International. And he is just 18-years-old!

Who is Anathan Pham?

The 18-year-old came home from The International Dota 2 Championships which held in Canada on 20 Aug- 25 Aug this year with total prize pool of $25,532,177.

Read also:This Malaysian You May Not Know in TI8 Is Now A Millionaire

Aussie teenage from Melbourne—Anathan Pham is now a millionaire
Source: Dota 2 Wiki

On his 15, Ana made the decision to move from his city, Melbourne to Shanghai in December 2015 to pursue his dream in becoming a professional Dota player and his family provide full support to him.

Aussie Dota 2 Gamer is Now Richest Sportspeople in the Country
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Ana began his professional Dota 2 career by joining Invictus Gaming in March 2016 as a substitute. In November 2016, he won his first ever tournament with OG at Elimination Mode Season 2 and later won his first ever Valve and premier event by beating Ad Finem 3-1 in the grand finals of The Boston Major.

The Boston Major, OG Team won the championship. Aussie Dota 2 Gamer is Now Richest Sportspeople in the Country
Source: gosugamers.net

Through Ana’s Twitter, we can see he idolises Gordon Ramsay. He have break the Australia record in E-sport by be the first Australian to have won a Valve-sponsored event and the first Australian player to win in The International.

With the winning of grand championship in TI8, Ana and his team OG won the main prize of $15.3 million.

Source: theflyingcourier

Ana himself have won more than $3 million, more money than the best AFL players earn in a yearDota 2 Pro Player May Have Higher Earning Than United State Olympics Gold Medal Athletes

AFL Player salary

Below is the AFL Player salary as per 2017.

AFL player salary
Source: AFL Player
“It’s a huge step for making professional gaming more accepted in Australian society”—Australian e-sports commentator David Parker.

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