Travis "L1NK" Mendoza has announced his retirement from professional play after four years of competing.

Entering the scene in 2020 with fish123 fish123 Inactive Kryptix James Affleck ScreaM Adil Benrlitom L1NK Travis Mendoza ec1s Adam Eccles soulcas Dom Sulcas , L1NK was part of the initial squad signed by Team Liquid Team Liquid Europe Rank #16 Jamppi Elias Olkkonen nAts Ayaz Akhmetshin Enzo Enzo Mestari Mistic James Orfila Keiko Georgio Sanassy to compete in the EMEA scene over the years. The roster held their own against top contenders and even took regional trophies for themselves over big names.

L1NK was also among the few players that attended the first international LAN event, Masters Reykjavik 2021, where he and the rest of his team secured a fourth-place finish. Despite missing out on Masters Berlin that same year, Liquid made a deep run at that year's Champions and finished among the top four after falling to Acend Acend Europe Rank #12 ALIVE Gilad Hakim musashi Alessio Xhaferi pyrolll Artur Minin cullumx Nikolaj Cullum Andersen chiwa Egor Stepanyuk , the eventual trophy hoisters.

Heading into 2022, L1NK only appeared at one more international event with Liquid, Masters Reykjavik. After exiting among the top eight, the organization would eventually come to bench and release him to end his two-year tenure as a starter.

team liquid image L1NK was a part of Liquid's biggest international run. (Photo: Lance Skundrich/Riot Games)

A short stint with Acend bore little fruit for L1NK, and from the start of 2023 the talent would spend his time competing with Les Petits Bouffons Les Petits Bouffons Inactive vong Vong Nguyen Luzuh Joseph Loose KRAY Calum Knight Russ Russel Mendes L1NK Travis Mendoza in Challengers before signing with UCAM Esports Club UCAM Esports Club Europe Rank #17 Flickless Karel Maeckelbergh Famsii Ramses Valentino Erasmus Koivukangas OLIZERA Diogo Oliveira azury Luca Sammer Quick Fabián Pereira towards the start of 2024.

After securing a fourth-place finish in the Spanish Challengers League, UCAM released L1NK, prompting him to announce his retirement and pivot towards full-time content creation. The former professional expressed his thankfulness towards his old teammates and all those who supported him throughout his journey at the top.