The point guard of Unicaja, Albert Diaz, He was one of the players of the Spanish team most acclaimed by fans at the champions party that the Spanish team had this Monday in the WiZink Center from Madrid.
Albert said that does not look like a “symbol” in the team, a role reserved for Rudy Fernández, whom he would like to resemble “in energy”, and stated that I knew that “united” they could opt for everything: «I do not see myself as a symbol, I have only done a very important job. as a symbol is our captain who is the first who at 37 years of age throws himself for the balls. The simple fact of trying to resemble him in energy and desire is enough for me, “said Diaz.
The Unicaja player recalled that “Life can change you at any moment” and that it happened to him “with a call” when he had to return to the concentration for the Sergio Llull’s injury. “Basketball and personal life have changed me and it has been incredible.”
In addition, the man from Malaga admitted that one «always dreams» of winning a medal how is. «It is what you want to achieve, but you always do it with your feet on the ground. We have gone step by step, but my colleagues and I dreamed of this and we have achieved it », she confessed.
«The championship has been tough in general, but perhaps the defeat with Belgium the most because it seemed that doubts entered, that we had weaknesses and that if we were not one hundred percent we could lose against anyone. We also knew that the eurobasketball was long, that you had to go step by step and that united we could achieve anythinga”, added the point guard.
As for not counting in the pools for goldAlberto Diaz made it clear that in the locker room they did not pay much attention to the FIBA ranking. “In general there was not so much trust and it is evident from the legends that they were no longer in the team, but we knew we had chances and we have always believed despite what people said, “he said.