A Shocking News
Rob Luna, a former shoutcaster for the Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) Philippines, died on February 28, 2023, at the age of 37. The news of his death was announced by his family and confirmed by the MPL Philippines on their official Facebook page. The statement did not reveal the cause of death, but asked for prayers and support for the bereaved family.
Rob Luna was a well-known and respected figure in the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) esports scene. He started his career as a professional shoutcaster in Season 4 of MPL Philippines in 2019. He also casted for The Nationals and several international tournaments such as the Mobile Legends M2 World Championship, Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup, and ONE Esports MPL Invitational. He was admired by many for his enthusiasm, humor, and insight in calling the games.
A Mysterious Illness
According to some sources, Rob Luna had been suffering from a mysterious illness that was not diagnosed before his death. A few days before he passed away, the band’s Facebook page requested prayers for him, indicating that he was very sick. A digital creator named Erik Melissa Gardner also asked for prayers for Rob on Facebook, saying “no explanation needed”.
It is not clear what kind of illness Rob had, or how long he had been battling it. Some fans speculated that he might have had COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus that has claimed millions of lives worldwide. However, there is no confirmation of this from the family or the authorities.
a website that provides medical information and obituaries, Rob Luna died of ventilator-associated pneumonia, which was caused by metastatic thyroid cancer. However, this information has not been verified by any official source.
A Legacy of Passion and Excellence
Rob Luna’s death has shocked and saddened many people who knew him or enjoyed his work. His colleagues, friends, and fans expressed their condolences and tributes on social media, remembering him for his passion and excellence in his craft. He was described by many as a kind, generous, and cheerful person who touched many lives with his personality and talent.
The MPL Philippines and the MLBB community deeply mourn the passing of Rob Luna, as he was one of the casters who made remarkable contributions to the league and the game. He will be dearly missed by many who were inspired by his voice and his spirit. May he rest in peace.