Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo once tweeted to PSG players Neymar and Mbappe asking if he could join the Paris squad.
The Greek Freak is not only a huge NBA fan, but also a football enthusiast.
Antetokounmpo addressed the media ahead of the NBA Paris Game 2020. Giannis mentioned that he was a football fan since he was young. He acknowledged that his father played football daily.
The 25-year-old revealed he played football as a child before switching to basketball. Giannis has acknowledged his love for football, saying he “used to support Premier League side Arsenal as a child”.
— B/R Football (@brfootball) January 23, 2020
Giannis also revealed that apart from Arsenal, he is a big fan of PSG which is his favorite team to play in the FIFA game. Giannis said he was a huge admirer of Zlatan Ibrahimovic when he was at PSG.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo wants to play with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, asks PSG to let him be their striker
In the NBA game in Paris, France against the Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up more than victory.
Thiago Silva, Marco Verratti and Mauro Icardi were all on the pitch to watch the Bucks vs Hornets game, along with Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
— Paris Saint Germain (@PSG_English) January 24, 2020
Giannis visited Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in the locker room after the game, where he exchanged autographed shirts and sneakers. The Bucks had visited Parc Des Princes before the game.
PSG provided the Bucks with custom jerseys and kit for NBA Paris, which Giannis then revealed to Neymar and Mbappe.
—Giannis Antetokounmpo (@Giannis_An34) March 31, 2020
Giannis Antetokounmpo has retweeted an IKE Bucks video in which he tags Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. He informed them that he needed a place at PSG. He even tagged PSG, asking them to make him their striker.
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The Greek Freak has confessed that he is a huge football fanatic and that fans are hoping for new crossovers between the worlds of basketball and football.