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Posted by John Monday, June 16, 2014 Go To Comments

Mundo Albiceleste Salutes Manu GINOBILI
Even though we’re in the midst of the World Cup fever, at Mundo, we would also like to acknowledge the recognition of other Argentine athletes whom have also carrying the blue and white flag proudly.  

One of them is already a living legend in his own right with an Olympic gold medal and three NBA Championship rings already in his collection. Well tonight he was aiming for his fourth ring whiles his team; the San Antonio Spurs were one game away from claiming their fifth Championship in 15 years. 

It has been 7 years since the Spurs last won their title and after last season lost to the Miami Heat there was signs that this could likely be the Greatest Big 3 last hope for an NBA title. 

Manu GINOBILI like he has always done before spearheaded the Spurs charge from the bench. With the Heat started off brightly and were looking good but Manu with 19 points, 4 rebounds & 4 assists performance ensure there was no coming back this time for the visiting team. 

Thus with a 104-87 win, the Spurs has won the series 4-1 and are therefore the 2014 NBA Champions! 

And here is what Manu had to say about tonight’s double celebration for Argentina!

Now here’s hoping for more happy ending for Argentina this month!

In the meantime, from all of us in Mundo….


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Posted on 6/16/2014 at 10:18 PM
Congratz, Hope it will be a good sign and can boost our spirit to win this WC.

Posted on 6/16/2014 at 7:11 PM
@ el principe
Thnx for this text !!!

(United States)
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 5:39 PM
So happy for Manu

(United States)
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 4:36 PM
Manu, you deserved to win it last year too. You were the better team, you played better, and you came too close to wrap it up in game 6. It didn't happen, but you stayed strong and came back and took what was yours. Let us hope that your story becomes an inspiration for all Argentines. Let us hope that Messi takes no less than what he deserves.

(New Zealand)
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 3:10 PM
Johnny: at last its my turn for the drinks :)

(New Zealand)
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 3:06 PM
el principe: thank you sir and yes its was one hell of a fantastic day for me from us winning, messis goal, my arg jacket arrived and to cap it off my s.a Spurs won the final :)

obi wan ginobili is a great guy and very respected and he really deserves it.

e.p we are the same I also cant wait to see eng and the yellow team dismissed, I do not ever want these 2 teams to win any thing-ever.

(United Kingdom)
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 12:07 PM
irrelevent to me im not rgentine im just a proud follower ofthe argetina wayand grace and symle of freedom the football team stands for

el principe
(United States)
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 9:26 AM
The great athletes of Argentines have almost always been lefty: Diego Maradona, Messi, Redondo, Manu, Di Maria etc. That's interesting.

el principe
(United States)
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 9:23 AM
Remember what I said about "He who humbles himself will be exalted and he who exalts himself will be humbled." And I said it will take place this year, in the World Cup 2014 for all teams and even for the NBA.

I want to be honest. I can't stand arrogant people. I am really sick of them. Coincidentally, all teams or players that I have been a fan of have been the humbled ones (with the exception of Diego Maradona) which include: Goyco, Redondo, Batigol, Leo Messi (football) and David Robinson, Manu Ginobili, and Kawhi Leonard (basketball).

They are all humbled people. Honestly I always hate or can't stand the arrogant ones which coincidentally have always been my favorite rivals such as: CR7, Brazil national team, England national team (football) and Shaq, Kobe Bryant, and Lebron James (basketball).

Before the game, I watched Lebron interview. This is what he said, "We have champion DNA in us. We will win the next 3 games and beat the Spurs."

And when in the locker room, he said to his teammates, "follow my lead!"

I am so happy when he lost! He who exalts himself will be humbled! That's what happened to him. He's eating his own @$%%.

I mean there is a super thin line between being confident and being arrogant. Sometimes pride can make you a good player like what we see in CR7, Kobe, or Lebron James, but in the end pride will NOT bring you to the top. The humbled will always win in the end. It is the rule of this universe. You don't have to be religious to know this.

The MVP of the Spurs, Manu's teammate, Kawhi Leonard is a super humbled guy. This is what is written about him: Popovich (the coach) explained following the game, "Kawhi is a really quiet young man. He listens, he’s a great learner, [he’s] super-competitive. He has a drive to be the best that is really uncommon in our league.”

THAT'S HUMILITY right there! That's the perfect example of he who humbled himself will be exalted!

Congrats San Antonio Spurs, my favorite team.

Now I am waiting for Brazil the arrogant team to eat their own @#$% and also England...

Pablo D, wherever you are. You must be smiling a lot lately :)

eL DeaNo
Posted on 6/16/2014 at 9:03 AM
I remember last time Mamu was the NBA Champion with San Antonio Spurs after that Manu led the National Basketball Team being a gold medalist at Olympic Games at the same time Messi & Co Also won us a Gold medals in Men Olympic Football, so I hope the same thing happen again Manu now won a NBA Champion, Hockey National Team won a third place in Hockey World Cup 2014 by beating England 2-0 and now I want Messi & Co lifting World Cup Trophy in our rivals land comes July 13

Posted on 6/16/2014 at 7:25 AM
No clue about this

Posted on 6/16/2014 at 7:22 AM
Bravo Manu GINOBILI. I am a fan of every Argentine sportsman/woman like Del Potro, thanks to The magic of Diego Maradona at Mexico '86. It is a sign of things to happen in this world cup. Vamos Manu! Vamos Argentina!
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