Evan "Monkey Moon" Rogez is EarlyGame's Rocket League Player of the Month for June of 2021, after his performance in the RLCS X over the last few weeks. The European RLCS X Majors have just passed, and Monkey Moon's performance was one to behold. We take a look at Monkey Moon, who he is, and why he is EarlyGame's Rocket League Player of the Month.
Every month, we take a look at one player who has performed exceptionally over the last few weeks. And after a sterling recent performance against Vitality, we present to you EarlyGame's Player of the Month for June 2021: Evan "Monkey Moon" Rogez.
Who is Monkey Moon?
Monkey Moon is an eighteen–year–old French Rocket League player, and he's insanely good; his total tournament winnings currently stand at $161,611. Monkey Moon shot straight to stardom, and at this point, most RL esports fans would agree he's the best player in the world, just check out these stats:
#RLCSX Europe Regular Season Statistical Leaders— Derek (@dRektRL) May 25, 2021
Goals: 290 @M0nkeyM00n
Score: 167,630 @M0nkeyM00n
Assists: 262 @M0nkeyM00n
Saves: 756 @M0nkeyM00n
Shots: 1,269 @M0nkeyM00n
Demos: 630 @virtuosoRL
Shot %: 30.07% @RonakyRL
Goal Participation: 71.76% @RonakyRL
If those figures don't impress you, then what will?
Why is Monkey Moon EarlyGame's Player of the Month for June?
In just a few short months, Monkey Moon has done so much for Team BDS, allowing them to place first in all the following events:
- RLCS Season X - Spring: EU Major 4 : 1 $36,000
- RLCS Season X - Spring: The Grid EU 4 : 2 $18,000
- RLCS Season X - Spring: EU Regional Event 1 4 : 2 $30,000
- RLCS Season X - Winter: EU Major 4 : 3 $36,000
- RLCS Season X - Winter: EU Regional Event 3 4 : 2 $30,000
- RLCS Season X - Winter: EU Regional Event 1 4 : 1 $30,000
- RLCS Season X - Fall: EU Major 4 : 2 $40,200
- RLCS Season X - Fall: EU Regional Event 2 4 : 0 $30,000
- RLCS Season X - Fall: EU Regional Event 1
That's really enough in itself to justify why we're celebrating this player, but we want to add - it's not just his win rate, it's how he plays. Monkey Moon is so entertaining because he can pull off plays like this:
This was our June Player of the Month, and we'll be sure to follow his career with great interest. Join the conversation and let us know who you want to see be crowned next month's player of the month!
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