Nikola Mirotic was the protagonist of the first chapter of ‘El Gancho de Daimiel’ by #Vamos Movistar + to test yourself in the new basketball-related interview format to lead Antoni Daimiel and through which the most prominent names on the national scene will pass in interviews without masks or restrictions.
The Spanish international showed his sincerity from the first moment and exposed himself as he is and as people see him: “I’ve been receiving criticism all my life: for going from my country to Spain, for playing with the Spanish National Team and not with Montenegro, for going to the NBA, for coming to Barcelona … Whatever I do, most people find it wrong “.
When I arrived in Spain when I was 15 years old, I already knew that in Madrid I had to be twice better than a Spaniard to be given the opportunity
Mirotic spoke about his arrival at Real Madrid (“When I arrived in Spain when I was 15 years old, I already knew that in Madrid I had to be twice better than a Spaniard to be given the opportunity”) and what his signing for Barcelona: “Without a doubt, I feel important at Barcelona, especially if we talk about basketball. I remember that before coming here there were a lot of problems in the section. Because they weren’t winning the titles, because the club was not at the level it was. mereca “.
Today’s Barça player also remembered the most difficult moments in his career that coincide with his arrival in the NBA: “When I was in the United States I had a small crisis of faith. I felt estranged from everyone. Even from myself. family. I was away a lot of time and when I got there it happened to me. I left the family aside for training and extra training, travel … I had just had my son. There came a time when I stopped enjoying playing. I had to go back to the Nikola from when I was a child, when I started everything, to go back to church, to go back to the family. I had a crisis and a struggle with myself. “
The Spanish international also reviews the conflict he had with Bobby Portis and that marked the end of his time at the Bulls: “I have hardly ever spoken about it, but I have no bad feelings towards him. I wish him well and I have forgiven him. In life we all make mistakes and I’m sure he realized that he was wrong “