Hang up your boots but will continue to be closely linked to sport. Pau Gasol has just announced that he is leaving professional basketball. However, it has a multitude of projects related to sports and health. Pau assures that “this is not a goodbye, it is a we continue”.
2.15 tall and a huge heart
He will continue with his roles in the IOC and the Spanish Sports Advisory Council and as an advisor to Barça and will have more time for his Basketball Academy. You will also be able to dedicate more time to your solidarity projects, such as the launch of a national plan to fight childhood obesity and for your role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Goodbye to 16
After leaving number 4 of the Spanish team, after the Tokyo Olympics, Gasol also says goodbye to the mythical number 16. With him he won two NBA rings and was three times league champion in Spain with FC Barcelona.
In his track record also a World Cup, three European Championships, a bronze and two Olympic silver.