El President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, kept yesterday Thursday at Guadalajara an informal meeting with the ex-Madridista Usman Garuba, to whom he wanted to greet and wish him luck before the player I traveled to the United States today to start your adventure in the NBA with the Houston Rockets, your new team.
Sánchez visited the Centralized Vaccination Service of Guadalajara, located at the San Jos Sports Center facilities, together with the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, and the president of Castilla-La Mancha, Emiliano Garca-Page. And once that institutional act was over, he wanted to share a few minutes with the young man Garuba (19 years old), Resident in Azuqueca de Henares, in which they talked about basketball, the passion that unites them both.
It is no secret that the Prime Minister is a great basketball fan. In fact in his youth came to play in the Students, the team of your heart. Sánchez was interested in what awaits him in the NBA to the young player and I gave him the best of luck on his debut, congratulating you for carry the name of Spain with pride across the Atlantic.
The cordial meeting between the two took place in a Hall of the facilities of the Polideportivo San Jos, where they were accompanied, among others, by the president of Castilla-La Mancha, Emiliano Garca-Page, the president of the regional courts, Pablo bellido, and the counselor Jos Luis Escudero.
Tribute in Azuqueca de Henares
That was not the only surprise Usman Garuba yesterday, that after meeting with Pedro Sanchez attended a public event in the afternoon Azuqueca de Henares in which hundreds of his neighbors gathered to say goodbye and wish luck to your most illustrious countryman before your departure today to USA to debut in the NBA. A day of strong emotions that the young Spanish player will surely never forget.