Tribute to Marc Gasol: Spain and Italy to Honor a #LaFamilia Legend at WiZink Match

Tribute to Marc Gasol: Spain and Italy to Honor a #LaFamilia Legend at WiZink Match

This Tuesday’s match between Spain and Italy that will be played at the WiZink will serve as a tribute to Marc Gasol, a #LaFamilia legend with whom he played 191 international matches and won two world gold medals and another two European ones.

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Last January, Marc Gasol announced his definitive retirement from the courts, after having worn the Basquet Girona jersey for the last two seasons. And this Tuesday, June 25, his teammates from the Men’s National Team will be present at the Spanish Basketball Federation’s tribute to the Catalan player.

It will be during the match between Spain and Italy in preparation for the Valencia Pre-Olympic, LaFamilia’s great objective this summer. There honors will be paid to a player who debuted with Spain in that magical summer of 2006, which ended with the first gold in a World Cup at senior level in the history of Spanish basketball.

After the gold in Saitama, Marc Gasol was key in the second world ‘star’ achieved in China in 2019, and in the two European golds in Poland 2009 and Lithuania 2011. He was also present in the two teams that fought for the Olympic title at almighty United States in the finals of Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Finally, Marc Gasol has the European silver in 2007 and the bronzes from Slovenia 2013 and Turkey 2017.

2024-06-24 18:43:54
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