Christian ‘Cocco’ Jonsson, is a Swedish esports athlete that competes for Team EnVyUs. He takes on the Overwatch tank role which may seem like the most boring position but Christian puts into play his intelligent moves with his signature characters Zarya and Reinhardt.
Christian is a likeable person with a funny sense of humour, particularly known for the Cocco face, an expressionless and yet focused look. One of the many nicknames Christian had was cokril but the esports community would mispronounce it to crocodile or the Swedish word krokodil so he eventually shortened his alias to cocco.
Where it all began:
Christian liked playing computer games playing against his friends and family. He came to know about Overwatch from other online pros and tried the game himself becoming hooked in the process. Jonsson began his professional esports career in 2015 joining HULKTastic, developing his gaming skills and abilities to be the best player.
EnVyUs is an American gaming association that was founded by Mike ‘Hastro’ Rufail and Tyler Thompson. Company success has made expansion possible in fact at present there are seven rosters competing in different video games such as Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Gears of War, Halo, League of Legends, Overwatch and Starcraft II.
EnVyUS Overwatch was created in February 2016 with the signing of Team Hubris that included players like Talespin, coolmatt69, Ras, Minstrel, Stoop and Esper. In April 2016, the team disbanded since the players moved on to play for other organisations. NV signed on the IDDQD roster with the help of Ronnie Dupree who also joined until November 2016.
Christian started his esports career in 2015 with the unit, HULKTastic competing in the AlphaCast European Tournament #2, battling it out against the world famous squad, Fnatic. Jonsson later formed part of the team, IDDQD beating several top teams like Reunited and Cloud 9 at the GosuGamers Overwatch Weekly EU Tournaments.
As from May 2016, IDDQD competed under a new company, EnVyUs attending several OW events such Overkill, OG Invitational, iBUYPOWER Invitational 2016, BTS Overwatch Cup among others. NV have kept up their game to high levels beating TSM at the 2016 ESL Atlantic Showdown as well the major match, Operation Breakout.
NV’s competitive spirit is still on fire although they have lost to Rogue in the most recent Overwatch Rumble – April 2017. They hope to achieve great things in 2017 with the goal to be a leading esports team.
In Jonsson’s professional career so far with his team, EnVyUs have won their highest earnings at the Overwatch APEX Season 1. NV defeated against AF.Blue with the amazing record of 4:0 winning a spectacular prize of $87K.
The second greatest achievement for cocco was at the most recent Major League Gaming Vegas 2016. NV took the first prize of $40K defeating Faze Clan in their OW game plays, breaking the unbeatable score 4:0.