RED Canids mid laner Daniel "Grevthar" Xavier insists he is proud of the team and hopes they can come back stronger following their recent exit at the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational.
In the first match of the Rumble Stage at the Mid-Season Invitational, T1 are 2/9 to come out on top against G2 Esports, who can be backed at 3/1 to win.
RED Canids qualified for the Mid-Season Invitational due to their standing in Brazil and the fact they are CBLoL champions, and they had their moments in the MSI, recording wins over PSG Talon and Istanbul Wildcats.
But they ultimately fell short in Group B, with a 2-4 win-loss record meaning they will miss out on the Rumble Stage, which features six teams.
Four of those outfits will then advance to the final knockout round which is made up of two semi-finals and, of course, the overall final.
And while "Grevthar" knows his RED Canids side will not be there, he has backed them to continue dominating their region and return to events of this magnitude in the near future.
Speaking in the week leading up to the Rumble Stage to InvenGlobal, "Grevthar" said: "For me... these players are the strongest team-mates in every position.
"I have the best jungler, who is also the best player in the region, I have the best top laner, I have the best AD carry and I have the best support.
"We won two games, which were two stomps. We were very dominant - that's our level. Even if RNG is the best team in the world, it's that feeling, but I think I can come back again at Worlds if I need, and try to be better."