Antetokounmpo becomes owner of Milwaukee Brewers


Giannis Antetokounmpo, which recently led to Milwaukee bucks to his first title in the NBA in 50 years, this Friday he became a co-owner of the Brewers in the majors.

Combining the worlds of the NBA and the MLB, Antetokounmpo he wore a t-shirt of the Brewers at a ceremony at the club’s home stadium baseball.

“The city of Milwaukee means a lot to me, “he said Antetokounmpo. “I am honored to join the group of owners of the Brewers to promote my commitment and dedication to this great community. I am very proud of my city and excited about what we can build together. “

The Brewers, with a balance of 74-48, lead the Central Division of the National League by 8 and 1/2 games over the Cincinnati Reds as they chase a fourth consecutive appearance in the playoffs.

The president and principal owner of the Brewers, Mark Attanasio, I present Antetokounmpo, the first individual new investor in the group that owns the Brewers since Attanasio took control of the team in 2005.

“We are honored that Giannis join our team of investors from the Milwaukee Brewers“Attanasio said.”Giannis He is a great athlete, a world champion and a true local hero with international renown. “

Antetokounmpo signed a five-year contract extension with the Bucks worth $ 228 million last December.

Just last month, the Greek standout and two-time MVP of the NBA led the Bucks to the top of the NBA with a victory over the Phoenix suns in the League Finals.

The Brewers, formed in 1969, have been even less successful than the half century of futility of the Bucks from his only other crown.

The Brewers lost their only appearance in the championship final of the World Series of the MLB in 1982, when they fell to the St. Louis Cardinals in the maximum of seven games.