Pau Gasol, Women’s World Cup ambassador

09/21/2022 20:06

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Former NBA star says “I’m a fan of women’s basketball”

“I am already looking forward to going to Sydney and seeing the best players in the world compete,” said the former Spanish centre.

Pau Gasol, official ambassador of the Women’s World Cup to be held in Sydney from 22 September to 1 October“Proud and excited” to be able to collaborate in this way with women’s basketball.

petrol, FIBA Basketball World Cup 2006 MVP, one of the most decorated players in national team basketball history And the two-time NBA champion, has always been a strong supporter of women in sports.

Pau Gasol, a close friend of the late Kobe Bryant, and his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate not only shared the same vision of promoting women’s basketballBut to help players reach their full potential.

equal opportunity

Gasol said that the coach To become a candidate for head coaching positions, there should be equal opportunities as men Men’s professional teams.

“I’m a huge fan. Women’s basketball is on the rise and I can’t wait to go to Sydney and see the best teams in the world compete. For the highest honor in international basketball. The level of skill, intensity, physicality and passion that these players bring to the court is unbelievable,” said Pau Gasol.

“It is the greatest pride to play for our country on the biggest stage,” he said. “Basketball is about team play. It’s about moving the ball, sharing it, finding an open partner, creating an offensive flow. It’s a selfless sport,” concluded Pau Gasol.

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