But Worlds in Mexico City was also missing a crucial part. Known to friends as Javi and to players as Riot Maggical, Javier España’s impact on Latin American esports, on players, and on Riot, is impossible to fully encapsulate. “Javi was so passionate, the most passionate of all of us about esports,” said Mariano Vives who worked with Javi in Riot’s Mexico City office. It was my pleasure to work with him.”When the team in Mexico City talks about Javi, laughs and tears come in equal measure. And having Worlds in Mexico City, this was his dream.