Giannis Antetokounmpo – Family, Career, Shoes & More

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been given nick name of Greek freak as he belongs from Greece. He has joined the NBA basketball team ‘Milwaukee Bucks’ He began his basketball career with junior squad of the Filathlitikos B.C. that is basket ball club from Greece. He had some extraordinary skills due that he was leading in all areas of the game. Due to which he drew attention of top games clubs and was offered a huge some of salary.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Origin

His date of birth is December 6, 1994. He was born I the city of Athens, Greece. The family had moved to Nigeria, in 1991. The oldest kid Francis was left with the grandparents. He had three more siblings. The three brothers were not given the Greek nationality. They were in total 8 family members. Due to which their parents had to work really hard to make a living and raise a family. Sometimes they even had to starve. Gianni was at first interested in basket ball. But the couch realized that the boy has a strong stamina and mental toughness. The kind of strength required from a sports person. He believed Giannis can excel a lot in the game if given right training. Giannis praised hi couch Velliniatis in a TV show saying he is the actual reason behind his success.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Career

On 28 April 2013 got selected for NBA 2013-14.he was given the title ‘player of the week’ honor in the year 2015 thanks to his astounding skills and great performance in the match. He also took part in NBA All Star Weekend’s Slam Dunk Contest in the same year. He was chosen to begin the ‘2017 NBA All Star Game’ as an affiliate of the Eastern Conference’s All-Star squad. He was the first Bucks player who had been given the honor of the ‘NBA Most Improved Player Award’ for the 2016-17 Season. In Euro Basket 2015 he played with great enthusiasm along with his basket ball team. He has gained a total of 8 awards in his career.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Personal Life

He has come from a sports family background. His mother veronica was an athlete and father Charles was a football player. He has four siblings all brothers. Two are older than him and two are younger. All the siblings are also into sports. The oldest brother is a football player while rests are all basket ball players just like Giannis. He had gained his Greek nationality when he was 20 years old. He received the citizenship on May 9th year 2013.

What is Giannis Antetokounmpo’s real name?

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s real name as given by the parents is Giannis Sina Ougko Antetokounmpo.

What shoes does Giannis Antetokounmpo wear?

Nike Kobe X

Nike Kobe AD Exodus

Nike Kobe AD Mid

Nike Zoom Freak 1

What is the size of shoes Giannis wear?

The size of shoes Giannis wears is 16.

What is the net value of player Giannis?

The net value of player Giannis is 45 million dollars.

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