23-year-old Technoblade Become one of the most popular Minecraft video creator on YouTubeHe died after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, his family announced Friday.
In a YouTube video titled “See you later geeks,” the creator’s father shared a final message from his son to subscribers: “Hey everyone, this is Technoblad. If you’re watching this, I’m dead.”
“If I lived hundreds of lives, I guess I would choose to go back to being a Technoblade every time, because those were the happiest years of my lifeHe said in the letter that it was recorded about 8 hours before his death, according to his family.
In the video, Technoblade, who is keeping his identity confidential, revealed that his real name is Alex.
“I hope you enjoyed my content and made some of you laugh, and I hope you all live long, prosperous and happy lives because I love you,” Technoblade wrote in his message.
The The video has been viewed more than 19 million timesends with a statement from the Technoblade family, saying: “The past year has seen a lot of trying times for our son as he has been battling stage 4 cancer. But he continued to use his famous strategic mind to try to overcome what he knew was an almost impossible possibility.
Who was Technoblade and how did it rise to fame?
In just under a decade, Technoblade She has amassed nearly 11 million subscribers on YouTube and 3.7 million followers on Twitter While sharing his passion for Minecraft, a video game where users can build virtual worlds from blocks and create their own stories.
Technoblade has built a wide community of people who enjoy humor, kindness and video games.
Manufacture He announced his cancer diagnosis in August 2021 He told his followers during a video of him playing that he sought medical help after experiencing arm pain that he initially thought was a repetitive stress injury from the game.
family Technoblade did not give his last name and asked to protect his privacy..
Hundreds of users have expressed their grief over the death of Technoblade on several social media platforms, including Reddit.
Technoblade family said that You will donate a portion of the proceeds from your online merchandise orders to the Sarcoma Foundation of America.
Brandi Vilser, CEO of the charity, told CNN in a statement that Technoblade mobilized its supporters to raise more than $500,000 to support sarcoma research, enabling the SFA to provide research grants on behalf of Technoblade.
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