Giannis Antetokounmpo made all of Greece proud by flashing the inside lining of his suit jacket after being named MVP of the 2018-19 NBA season during the league’s awards show on Monday night.
The “Greek Freak” had a depiction of the Parthenon on the lining of his trendy navy blue jacket. He proudly posed for the cameras to show the historic monument of Athens, the great city in which he was born and grew up.
Antetokounmpo’s words at the ceremony were heavy with gratitude. In a memorable, moving six minutes, he broke down in tears multiple times, drawing applause and support from the audience.
“I want to thank the city of Milwaukee, I want to thank my countries Greece and Nigeria for always supporting me,” the basketball great said in his remarks from the podium.
“I want to thank the city of Milwaukee, I want to thank my countries Greece and Nigeria for always supporting me,” says the Greek Freak as he breaks into tears after receiving the MVP award. Full story: https://bit.ly/2XtZRux
Posted by Greek Reporter on Tuesday, June 25, 2019