Nikola Mirotic He was the protagonist of the first episode of ‘The Hook of Daimiel’ from #Vamos Movistar+ to test himself in the new format of basketball-related interviews that he will conduct Antonio Daimiel and through which the most outstanding names of 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 you do, most people think it’s wrong.”.
When I arrived in Spain at the age of 15, I already knew that in Madrid I had to be twice as good as a Spaniard for them to give me the opportunity.
Mirotic spoke about his arrival at Real Madrid (“When I arrived in Spain at the age of 15, I already knew that in Madrid I had to be twice as good as a Spaniard for them to give me 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 I came there were a lot of problems in the section. Because they weren’t winning titles, because the club wasn’t at the level it was deserved”.
The Barça player today also recalled the most difficult moments he has experienced in his career and which coincide with his arrival in the NBA: “When I was in the United States I had a small crisis of faith. I felt alienated from everyone. Even from myself. family. I spent a lot of time away and when I got there I overdid it. I left the family aside for training and extra training, trips… I had just had my son. There came a time when I stopped enjoying playing. That’s when I said that I had to return 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 fight with myself.”
The Spanish international also reviewed the conflict he had with Bobby Portis and which marked the end of his time at the Bulls: “I’ve almost never talked about it, but I don’t have any bad feelings towards him. I wish him the best and I’ve forgiven him. In life we ??all make mistakes and I’m sure he realized that he was wrong”