Zlatan Ibrahimović Hilariously Asks For Donations During Twitch Fortnite Livestream - Dexerto
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Zlatan Ibrahimović Hilariously Asks For Donations During Twitch Fortnite Livestream

Published: 27/May/2018 14:45 Updated: 2/Dec/2020 18:53

by Calum Patterson

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LA Galaxy and Swedish international footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović made his first appearance on Twitch playing Fortnite with friends, and joked with viewers about making a donation to the multimillionaire.

The growth of Fortnite has seen numerous A list celebrities make their first appearance on live streaming website Twitch, including Drake and Tottenham Hotspur player Dele Alli.

Dele Alli actually set up his own Twitch channel, and played with a number of his Tottenham teammates, while rappers Drake and Travis Scott played with Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, the top Fortnite streamer.

Zlatan himself hasn’t started up his own channel yet, but was live when playing with his friend ‘KekGs‘, a popular streamer on Twitch.

And the stream attracted quite a bit of attention thanks to Zlatan promoting it as well as his new team, LA Galaxy. 

He is best known of course for his time at Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona, and has been awarded Sweden’s best male player award, the Guldbollen, 11 times since 2005.

He wasn’t so sharp on the sticks with Fortnite, but, always the entertainer, he made up for it with his personality on stream.

Asking for donations so his friend can improve his internet and set up his own stream, he then says: “But, let’s be honest, I can buy the whole internet company and give it to him.”

Hopefully we will see Zlatan set up his own Twitch stream soon, and maybe even duo up with Tottenham stars Dele Alli and Harry Kane, who are not too shabby at the battle royale game.

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Myth justifies surprising decision to unfollow everyone on social media

Published: 3/Dec/2020 7:58

by Brad Norton

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Ali ‘Myth’ Kabbani is taking a new approach on social media, as the popular TSM content creator has revealed why he felt it was time to “experiment” by unfollowing everyone on all of his accounts.

Myth is one of the most popular content creators on the internet. The 21-year-old boasts over seven million followers on both Twitch and Instagram, with another four million subscribers on YouTube as well. He’s grown a massive community with his energetic vibes and impressive gameplay, but Myth just made a drastic change.

Across all social media accounts, the content creator has now wiped the slate clean. He no longer follows any streamer pals, no business contacts, or anyone in between. Myth follows a grand total of zero accounts across all of his platforms.

Why make such a sudden change? Myth explained it all in a series of tweets on December 2. In a difficult year as it is, he felt it was the right time to “experiment with having zero people followed across [his] social media sites.”

One of the main factors behind this decision was to stop himself from “comparing” to others. It can be easy to see idyllic Instagram posts, for instance, and feel a little down in the dumps by comparison. Everyone can empathize with that experience these days. So in order to block it out, his social media is now wiped clean.

The current global crisis certainly didn’t help either. “I’ve had some of the loneliest moments of my life,” he explained. “Social media doesn’t make that feeling any better, at least with the way I currently use it. It just ends up making me feel like other people got it better”

Obviously, most social media personalities are often sharing the highlights in their lives. Rarely do we see our favorite content creators truly breaking down that barrier and sharing everything. Most of the time, we only see what they want us to see. Myth is well aware of this and understands “that’s not the full reality of things.”

Despite this, it’s still a “really draining mindset to have,” he explained. “I wanna eradicate it.” In light of his transparency, countless others reached out to commend his decision. 

“You’re an amazing streamer,” Dakotaz followed up. “Do whatever you gotta do.”

While Myth has unfollowed everyone, he wanted to stress that he’ll still be active and interacting with his fanbase. “I can still see and appreciate comments and messages,” he added.

Don’t expect Myth to keep his accounts this clean forever though. It may be a solid reprieve during this chaotic year, but even he joked that in “six months [he’ll] definitely be back” to his usual ways.