Top 5 CSGO Players you need to know…

Top 5 CSGO Players

When it comes to the top 5 it must include simple and zwyoo in it. Without them the list is incomplete. But apart from them, we have some interesting names in the list. So, let’s have a look at the Top 5 csgo players.

Here are Top Five CSGO Players


Mathieu Herbaut is also known as ZywOo is quite famous in the counter strike global offensive field. He was born on 9th November 2000. He was born in France. Zwyoo found CSGO at the age of 2. He used to spectate his brother as he was playing counter strike. Zwyoo’s mother was against him at the start, she wanted him to have a career other than E-sport.

When he was 16 years old, he started to get offers from csgo teams. He first played with Nevermind then E-Corp Bumpers and lastly with Team aAa. In 2018, he signed with an official esports team named Team Vitality. In the same year, their team won the Dreamhack Atlanta 2018. In the next year, their team qualified for the Katowice Major 2019.

Zwyoo always comes at the number 1 spot when it comes to top rankings. For the past 3 years, this has been in the top 10 list constantly and he does not want to lose his spot. In 2019, he was rated the second-best player in the world. In 2020, he was the number one player in the world.


Total Kills17889
Headshot %41.6%
Total deaths12968
K/D Ratio1.38
Maps played797


Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev was born on 2nd October 1997. He belongs to the Ukrainian nationality and plays Counter strike global offensive professionally. He is an awper and plays for team NAVI. He is also considered as one of the best csgo players in counter-strike history.

Simple starting playing csgo when he was four years old. His older brother introduced him to this game. Simple started playing csgo, when the game was released. The first team which Simple played for was LAN DODGERS later he played for Courage Gaming. In 2018, he joined a very large E-sports organization called Hellraisers.

He is currently playing for NAVI (Natus Vincere). IN 2016, they won ESL One New York and simply was awarded the 4th position in hltv ranking. In 2018, they won the ESL One Cologne in Germany. But since, then they are struggling to win some major titles.

Simple is also one of the best players in the world. The rivalry among simple or zywoo being best is still going on. No doubt, both these players are very good at playing counter strike. NAVI might have not won any big tournaments, but still, simple is dominating the rest of the players.


Total Kills30120
Headshot %41.6%
Total deaths22725
K/D Ratio1.33
Maps played1338


Dmitry “sh1ro” Sokolov is another counter strike, global offensive professional player. He was born on 15th July 2001. He belongs to the russian nationality. His role is to do awping for the team. Till now all the three players who are in the top 5 are awpers.

Sh1ro plays for team Gambit Esports. He joined the team on 21st May 2019. Since then he has been playing the role of awper. The team has won many B-Tier, A-Tier, and recently  S-Tier tournaments. Currently, their team is fighting for the spot in the blast premier spring showdown.

Sh1ro has been the MVP award winner at IEM Katowice 2021. He is quite talented and he can explore more in csgo. He will surely achieve more awards in the future.


Total Kills13165
Headshot %28.2%
Total deaths9153
K/D Ratio1.44
Maps played639


Andrew “kaze” Khong was born on 22nd July,1994. He is a professional Malaysian csgo player. Being in the top csgo players for him is quite shocking as we haven’t heard this name before. His role for his team is also awping. I guess we have all the top 5 csgo players as awpers. 

Kaze was a Counter-Strike: source player, the first team was Team Extreme. In 2012, when csgo was launched Kaze joined the team dreamScape. Then in 2013, he left dreamScape and joined Insidious gaming. In 2015, he joined the MVP karnal team. He joined many teams after that.

In 2018, Kaze joined Vici gaming and esports organization which is quite famous in the SEA region. In 2019, they entered the Intel Extreme Masters Season XIII – World Championship

Total Kills15484
Headshot %30.2%
Total deaths11734
K/D Ratio1.32
Maps played753


Euan “sterling” Moore was born on 27th June 1998. He belongs to the New Zealand nationality. He is a professional counterstrike global offensive player. His role for his team is also awping.

Sterling joined his first csgo team in 2016 which was team FuroX. But after a month he left the team. In 2018, Sterling joined the Chiefs esports club . Later in 2018, he joined Legacy esports in 2018. 

Finally at the end of 2018, he joined a professional esport team named Grayhound Gaming. In March 2019, he was benched in Grayhound gaming and later he left the organization. He was then playing for Avant Gaming. And finally Avant Gaming is acquired by Dire Wolves.


Total Kills12632
Headshot %31.3%
Total deaths9574
K/D Ratio1.32
Maps played629

These were the top 5 csgo players you must know.

Note: The stats and information given in the above blog were according to the hltv stats. The numbers and the top 5 csgo players were according to 15th April 2022.

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