It has been to finish the 2020-21 campaign in a big way by raising the Endesa League champions trophy, but the pressure does not stop on Pau Gasol. He has earned the legitimate right to decide how and when he wants to finish his sports career, but Barça fans have also raised the legitimate cry: Pau stay! It is no longer just about the Blaugrana fans, they have been his teammates and even his own coach Sarunas Jasikevicius those who do not hide that they would be delighted that he continued to wear the Barça shirt next season.
From the outset that detail of the captain Pierre Oriola to ask him, almost implore him next to Nikola Mirotic, to raise the glass at the Palau, they would have time to raise more trophies, and he only agreed to share the gesture with the captain while holding little Elisabet with his other arm. But then in the post-match explanations everything were declarations of intentions by his coach and his teammates so that he stays with them wearing a Blaugrana on the court.
“Pau Gasol has earned the right to decide his future. Take a few days off and decide. Seeing that he can run around the track and do dunks, maybe it’s not a bad idea for him to come back, “he said. Saras jasikevicius.
“It is a legend. He has helped us a lot on the court and in the dressing room. It has been a great pleasure to share the team and learn from it. He knows that I love him very much. Seeing how he has been in the last games … he is to continue playing! “, Commented the MVP Nikola Mirotic.
The manager of Barça Juan Carlos Navarro, to the microphones of Rac1 he recalled that “Gasol said he was going game by game. He trusted his foot and it ended up like this, amazingly. We would all like to see you continue, but it is your decision. We have already asked him, and we will ask again, but it is complicated ”.
Y Pau GasolAt the moment, he is not letting go: “I have always said that it could be the last game, especially when you are already at this point, that you have beaten all the forecasts, especially with the injury and everything. It’s time to rest and consider the future a bit, but I’m very happy to have been able to play at this level at this point in my career ”.
“The last few months have been very beautiful, I am very happy to have ended like this. Living a moment like this with almost 41 years, having just become a father a few months ago, is something very special that I have never experienced as a player, ”he explained to the Vamos microphones after his great game.
To the microphones of TV3 Pau He also clarified that “I have made a very great effort to finish my career with good feelings. I am very happy and very proud. The priorities in life may be, but I want to be with my daughter ”.