Considered the best player of Latin America in the NBA
Manu Ginobili was born in a family of professional basketball players. He currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA. He began his basketball career in Argentina and Italy and spent time with Italian side Kinder Bologna where he earned two Lega A Most Valuable Player awards, the Euroleague Final Four MVP and the 2001 Euroleague and Triple Crown championships.
In 1999, Manu Ginobili was the 57th overall pick in the NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs and is considered one of the biggest draft steals of all time. He was also a member of the 2004 Argentina Olympic Basketball team and helped lead the Argentina national team to a gold medal. Manu Ginobili is one of only two players to have won a Euroleague title, an NBA championship and an Olympic gold medal. Manu has been named to two All-Star teams and is a four-time NBA Champion, his last championship coming with the Spurs in 2014.
Ginóbili is a member of the Argentina National Basketball Team, and made his debut during the 1998 FIBA World Championship in Athens. His best achievement as a member of the national team came at the 2004 Athens Olympics Basketball Tournament when Argentina became the first team other than Team USA to win the gold medal in 16 years.
Survivor of the Plane Crash in Los Andes (1972), Director of the Uruguayan Rugby Federation and CEO
Legendary football player
Most decorated Olympian of all time