Butler complained about the price of gasoline in the United States – Getty credit – Social Networks
During the US Open Jimmy Butler and J Balvin were present in several of the tennis championship matches; In addition, the basketball player and the singer shared different activities with which the reggaeton player stated that he was teaching Butler to be Colombian.
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In addition to his friendship with Balvin, the NBA Miami Heat star has also been seen on different occasions with James Rodríguez, who has attended several of the American’s meetings in the United States. In the same way, Butler was linked to Shakira in the past.
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It seems that the NBA star’s relationship with Colombians has made his behavior increasingly resemble that of someone born in the coffee country, or at least that was assured on social networks after Jimmy Butler published on his networks a video at a service station complaining about the price of gasoline.
Just as happens to thousands of Colombians with the monthly increase in the price of this fuel, Butler was surprised to see the total he had to pay to tank his vehicle.
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In the recording, Butler tells his companion that he needs to try to recover some of the 145 dollars (595,000 Colombian pesos) that he paid for gasoline for his Rolls-Royce, a vehicle that is valued at 12 million dollars (more than 49 billion pesos).
“Man, trying to get some of this gas back, do you think if I go and tell them I put in the wrong gas they’ll give me my money back?” said Jimmy Butler.
The athlete paid $145 to tank his car – credit Social Networks
Although Butler’s words were sarcasm, the athlete received multiple criticisms on social networks; Users reproached the basketball player for making fun of the increase in the price of gasoline, a fuel that in the United States costs between 3.6 and 4.3 dollars per gallon.
In the same way, they reminded Butler that he has a coffee business project in which he charges up to $20 for a cup of the Colombian product, which was chosen by Jimmy during one of his visits to the country.
It should be noted that Jimmy Butler has a net worth of 80 million dollars, earnings from his sports career, which can increase, since he has a current contract with the Miami Heat in which he earns 45 million dollars a year.
Jimmy Butler shared the weekend with J Balvin – credit EFE/NBA/Social Networks
In addition to sharing a tray paisa and drinks of brandy with J Balvin, Butler was seen with a vueltiao hat at the US Open, which caused his past in the country to be remembered on social networks, since in 2022 he spent part of his vacation in Colombia.
On that occasion, Butler arrived with a shirt from Envigado FC, a club in the first division of Colombian soccer, in what was a gift from James Rodríguez.
In addition to leisure, Butler was also in Colombia for a business reason, at that time he was part of a commercial space that promoted places with the best coffee in the world, which allowed the athlete to select the Colombian product to be part of your entrepreneurship.
During the time he remained in Colombia, Jimmy Butler published several videos, including one in which the athlete was selecting coffee beans.
During his stay in Colombia, Butler picked coffee – credit Social Networks