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Published: 17/Mar/2020 1:01by Brent Koepp
Twitch star Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys was left stunned when a major mistake in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cost her team a victory. The misstep left her without words as her teammates quickly fell apart.
Pokimane is not only the top female streamer on Twitch, she is also an absolute media juggernaut with millions of subscribers across her YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.
The Moroccan-Canadian personality has recently been grinding it out in CSGO. However during her March 15 broadcast, things went horribly wrong fast when a mistake left her unprepared for the final round.
The Twitch streamer appeared to be rushed when buying her equipment leading into the final round and said “I don’t know what the f**k I just accidentally threw out, but I’m going to roll with it!” Her chat began to spam “Buy armor!” as they caught her mistake, but she missed their messages.
Right as she was about to engage with the enemy team, she exclaimed, “I didn’t buy armor! I have the bomb, and NO ARMOR!” Things quickly fell apart from there.
As she rounded the corner, she walked into fire from a molotov, which caused her to instantly die. Realizing her screw-up, she put her heads in her hands and was speechless. Her team swiftly lost as the whole team fell apart into pieces.
The loss wasn’t entirely her fault, as it seemed her team had an issue with communication. However former CSGO pro m0E_tv was not having it, and swiftly exited the match in frustration with his brother Lieth Assad.
Poki tuned into his broadcast as she and her teammates tried to convince him to come back. “I’m so f**king mad. Like I’m so annoyed with Lieth. He just makes everything worse,” he vented.
The Twitch star decided to try to cheer him up by donating 10 subs to him, but he replied jokingly. “No, Pokimane, don’t do that. Block me on all communications, I’m done playing forever!”
Of course the whole thing wasn’t serious, and getting heated in the moment in a game is understandable. Despite the misstep by Pokimane, it appeared her whole team was having trouble.
If nothing else, the clip is a good example of how quickly a match of CSGO can go up in flames, and a reminder to buy armor during the most pivotal moments.