(FILES) In this file photo Thomas "ZooMaa" Paparatto of the New York Subliners competes against the London Royal Ravens during day two of the Call of Duty League launch weekend at The Armory on January 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.    Professional gamer Thomas Paparatto has thanked fans for "an amazing run" after a thumb injury forced him to throw in the towel at the age of 25.
Paparatto -- who goes by the online moniker ZooMaa -- has played "Call of Duty" professionally for eight years.But he said in a statement on Twitter on January 19, 2021 that an injury to his hand meant he was taking a step back from gaming.
Professional gamer Thomas Paparatto, who goes by the online moniker ZooMaa, has announced he is stepping back from the industry after injuring his hand. AFP

Thomas 'ZooMaa' Paparatto steps back: professional 'Call of Duty' gamer retires due to thumb injury