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Retired as Player
Rambo
Rambo 2023
Background Information
NameRaymond Lussier
Country of Birth
Canada
BirthdayMarch 3, 1989 (age 35)
Residency
NA
North America
Competitive
TeamSeattle Surgelogo stdSEA Surge
Role
Head Coach
Social Media & Links
Infobox Twitchlogo std
Infobox Twitterlogo std
Infobox Youtubelogo std

Raymond "Rambo" Lussier is a retired Call of Duty esports player, currently a coach for Seattle Surge. He is a 2020 World Champion coach. As a player, he was most known for his time on Xtravagant, OpTic Gaming, and Team Envy.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:Yes|No
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdXtravagant≈Sep 2009≈2009-09-??≈Nov 2010≈2010-11-??≈1yr 1mo
ejel
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOpTic Gaming≈Dec 2010≈2010-12-12[1]≈Sep 2011≈2011-09-??≈8mo 24d
ejel
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdXtravagantSep 20112011-09-14[2]≈Nov 2011≈2011-11-21≈2mo 7d
ejel
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOpTic Gaming≈Dec 2011≈2011-12-??≈Mar 2012≈2012-03-??≈3mo
ejel
NA
ApeX eSports NAlogo stdapeX eSports NA≈Mar 2012≈2012-03-??May 20122012-05-24[3]≈2mo 23d
ejel
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOpTic GamingMay 20122012-05-24[5]Nov 20122012-11-20[4]5mo 27d
ejel
NA
RoughNeXlogo stdRoughNeXDec 20122012-12-12[7]Jan 20132013-01-03[6]22d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam EnvyJan 20132013-01-03[9]Jan 20142014-01-07[8]1yr 4d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam Envy
Jan 20142014-01-07[8]Jan 20142014-01-21[10]14d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam EnvyJan 20142014-01-21[10]Apr 20142014-04-14[12]2mo 24d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam Envy
Apr 20142014-04-14[12]Nov 20142014-11-297mo 15d
ejel
NA
Sledgehammer Gameslogo stdSledgehammer Games
Nov 20142014-11-29Feb 20202020-02-20[14]5yr 2mo
ejel
CDL
Dallas Empirelogo stdDAL Empire

Mar 20202020-03-03[16]Nov 20212021-11-08[15]1yr 8mo
ejel
CDL
OpTic Texaslogo stdOpTic TEX
Nov 20212021-11-08[18]May 20232023-05-03[17]1yr 5mo
ejel
CDL
Seattle Surgelogo stdSEA Surge
Oct 20232023-10-16[19]Present9mo 4d
ej
TeamStartEnd
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdXtravagant≈Sep 2009≈2009-09-??≈Nov 2010≈2010-11-??≈1yr 1mo
ejel
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOpTic Gaming≈Dec 2010≈2010-12-12[1]≈Sep 2011≈2011-09-??≈8mo 24d
ejel
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdXtravagantSep 20112011-09-14[2]≈Nov 2011≈2011-11-21≈2mo 7d
ejel
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOpTic Gaming≈Dec 2011≈2011-12-??≈Mar 2012≈2012-03-??≈3mo
ejel
NA
ApeX eSports NAlogo stdapeX eSports NA≈Mar 2012≈2012-03-??May 20122012-05-24[3]≈2mo 23d
ejel
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOpTic GamingMay 20122012-05-24[5]Nov 20122012-11-20[4]5mo 27d
ejel
NA
RoughNeXlogo stdRoughNeXDec 20122012-12-12[7]Jan 20132013-01-03[6]22d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam EnvyJan 20132013-01-03[9]Jan 20142014-01-07[8]1yr 4d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam Envy
Jan 20142014-01-07[8]Jan 20142014-01-21[10]14d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam EnvyJan 20142014-01-21[10]Apr 20142014-04-14[12]2mo 24d
ejel
NA
Team Envylogo stdTeam Envy
Apr 20142014-04-14[12]Nov 20142014-11-297mo 15d
ejel
NA
Sledgehammer Gameslogo stdSledgehammer Games
Nov 20142014-11-29Feb 20202020-02-20[14]5yr 2mo
ejel
CDL
Dallas Empirelogo stdDAL Empire

Mar 20202020-03-03[16]Nov 20212021-11-08[15]1yr 8mo
ejel
CDL
OpTic Texaslogo stdOpTic TEX

Nov 20212021-11-08[18]Jan 20232023-01-27[20]1yr 2mo
ejel
CDL
OpTic Texaslogo stdOpTic TEX
Jan 20232023-01-27[20]May 20232023-05-03[17]3mo 7d
ejel
CDL
Seattle Surgelogo stdSEA Surge
Oct 20232023-10-16[19]Present9mo 4d
ej

News

  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2023
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdIXISeptember (approx.), Rambo and Whea7s join.
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdIXINovember (approx.), BigTymeR, JKap, Rambo, and SiDRoC leave.
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOGDecember 12 (approx.), BigTymeR and Rambo join.[1]
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOGSeptember (approx.), ProoFy joins. Rambo leaves.
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdIXISeptember 14, Bobby, Karma, and Revan join. Rambo rejoins.[2]
NA
Xtravagantlogo stdIXINovember 21 (approx.), Bobby, Karma, Rambo, and Revan leave.
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOGDecember (approx.), Rambo and Scump join. JKap and ProoFy leave.
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOGMarch (approx.), IntaKe, NaDeSHoT, SiDRoC, and Vengeance join. BigTymeR, MerK, Rambo, and Scump leave.
NA
ApeX eSports NAlogo stdapX.NAMarch (approx.), BigTymeR, MerK, Rambo, and Scump join.
NA
ApeX eSports NAlogo stdapX.NAMay 24, BigTymeR, MerK, Rambo, and Scump leave.[3]
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOGMay 24, BigTymeR, MerK, Rambo, and Scump rejoin.[5]
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOGNovember 20, NaDeSHoT moves to starting roster. Rambo leaves.[4]
NA
RoughNeXlogo stdRNXDecember 12, Clayster, IntaKe, Parasite, and Rambo join.[7]
NA
RoughNeXlogo stdRNXJanuary 3, Rambo leaves.[6]
NA
Team Envylogo stdENVYJanuary 3, Rambo joins.[9]
NA
Team Envylogo stdENVYJanuary 7, Rambo (Player to Coach) changes position.[8]
NA
Team Envylogo stdENVYJanuary 21, Rambo (Coach to Player) changes position. ProoFy leaves.[10][11]
NA
Team Envylogo stdENVYApril 14, Parasite joins. Rambo (Player to Coach) changes position.[12][13]
NA
Team Envylogo stdENVYApril 17, FoRePLayy, OGRE2, PHiZZURP and Rambo are drafted.
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo stdOGJuly 11, BigTymeR, Bloodz, Fero and Rambo are drafted.
NA
Team Envylogo stdENVYNovember 29, Rambo (Coach) leaves.
NA
Sledgehammer Gameslogo stdSHGNovember 29, Rambo (Competitive Systems Designer) joins.
NA
Sledgehammer Gameslogo stdSHGFebruary 20, Rambo (Competitive Systems Designer) leaves.[14]
CDL
Dallas Empirelogo stdDALMarch 3, Rambo (Head Coach,General Manager) joins.[16]
CDL
Dallas Empirelogo stdDALNovember 8, iLLeY, Shotzzy, and Rambo (Head Coach,General Manager) leave.[15]
CDL
OpTic Texaslogo stdTEXNovember 8, Team is formed following acquisition of OpTic Gaminglogo stdOpTic Gaming by Team Envylogo stdTeam Envy. Dashy, iLLeY, Scump, Shotzzy, Rambo (Head Coach,General Manager), Sender (Coach), H3CZ (President), and Hastr0 (Owner) join.
General joins as substitute.
[18]
CDL
OpTic Texaslogo stdTEXJanuary 27, Rambo (Head Coach/General Manager to General Manager) changes position.[20]
CDL
OpTic Texaslogo stdTEXMay 3, Rambo (General Manager) leaves.[17]
CDL
Seattle Surgelogo stdSEAOctober 16, Abuzah, Arcitys, Huke, iLLeY, and Rambo (Coach) join.[19]

Biography[]

Raymond started playing games in general since he was very little. He actually started out with his grandmother on the NES:

"I started playing when I was very little with my grandmother on the Nintendo Entertainment System playing Super Mario Bros and Pacman. I progressed through all the Nintendo consoles up to the Nintendo 64. In 2007, I found out about Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and I got really interested." He started competing and playing GameBattles with some friends, but then it progressed to being more serious. He started competing for money after watching the MLG National Championship 2008 from home. In 2009, he starting playing the PCL's possible in order to start attending events at the end of that year.

Rambo is one of the worlds most famous Call of Duty players, and during his career he has been playing for big teams such as OpTic Gaming and Team EnVyUs. He has been successful in every Call of Duty title, and he was able to secure a 2nd place finish at the Call of Duty Championship 2013 with Team EnVyUs, winning $50,000.

On January 7, 2014, Rambo announced via Twitter that he would be moving into a coaching role overseeing Team EnVyUs. It was announced after Scump had left OpTic Gaming to join the Team EnVyUs squad. Rambo assured everyone that this wasn't a retirement, it was merely taking a break and step back from playing and allowing him to create more content for his channels on YouTube & Twitch.

On November 29, 2014, it was announced that Rambo has joined Sledgehammer Games, in order to help consult and improve Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

On February 21, 2020, he left Sledgehammer Games in February 21, 2020.

Trivia[]

  • Rambo got his alias from the movie "Rambo".
  • Rambo's favorite moment was Sunday of MLG Columbus 2011. It was his first event coming back after missing out on MLG Dallas 2011 due to sickness. He made the run from the losers bracket, all day long, to win the tournament.
  • Rambo's favorite Call of Duty title is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
  • Rambo's first language is French.
  • Rambo bowled for Youth team Canada for four straight years and placed 53rd at the 2008 World youth championships.
  • Rambo finished second at two World Championships (2013 and 2014) as a player, before coaching Dallas Empire to a World Championship in 2020.
  • Rambo won the CDL 2020 Mayor of Verdansk award.

Achievements[]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place
Tournament tier
Rambo Tournament Results
GameDatePlPrizeEventTeamDisplayRoster
2024-07-217 - 8$ 40,000$ 40,000$ 40,000 Call of Duty League Championship 2024Seattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Huke •  Breszy •  04 Rambo
2024-07-215 Call of Duty League 2024 SeasonSeattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Huke •  Breszy •  04 Rambo
2024-06-305 - 6$ 15,000$ 15,000$ 15,000 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 4Seattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Huke •  Breszy •  04 Rambo
2024-06-233 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 4 QualifiersSeattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Huke •  Breszy •  04 Rambo
2024-05-195 - 6$ 15,000$ 15,000$ 15,000 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 3Seattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Huke •  Breszy •  04 Rambo
2024-05-127 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 3 QualifiersSeattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Huke •  Breszy •  04 Rambo
2024-03-249 - 12 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 2Seattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Arcitys •  Huke •  Breszy Rambo
2024-03-1712 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 2 QualifiersSeattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Arcitys •  Huke •  Breszy Rambo
2024-01-285 - 6$ 15,000$ 15,000$ 15,000 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 1Seattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Arcitys •  Huke •  iLLeY Rambo
2024-01-217 Call of Duty League 2024 - Major 1 QualifiersSeattle Surgelogo stdSEA Abuzah •  Arcitys •  Huke •  iLLeY Rambo
Total Prize:USD 85,000

Media[]

  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2020-03-07Call of Duty League 2020 Week 4 - Los Angeles
DALDallas Empirelogo std
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New York Sublinerslogo stdNY
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