Spanish Basketball Player Paul Gasol held a press conference on october 5, local time, to announce his official retirement.
“it was a difficult but well-thought-out decision,” gasol said at a news conference. i am very grateful to be able to re-enter the barcelona basketball club and follow the spanish national team to the fifth olympic games of my career. ”
Gasol has been plagued by injuries since 2019 and will not return to the field at barcelona basketball club until 2021 and will follow the spanish men’s basketball team to the tokyo olympics.
Gasol, 41, is one of the most famous men’s basketball players in spain and europe. gasol entered the u.s. men’s professional basketball league in 2001 and moved to the los angeles lakers in 2008 and won the u.s. basketball championship twice with the team.