Pau Gasol is withdrawn: Who is Catherine McDonnell, the woman who will accompany him in his new life

It was a news provided by the experts of basketball, but not least sad. Pau Gasol is removed from basketball at 41 years. A drastic change of life in which

Pau Gasol is withdrawn: Who is Catherine McDonnell, the woman who will accompany him in his new life

It was a news provided by the experts of basketball, but not least sad. Pau Gasol is removed from basketball at 41 years. A drastic change of life in which he will not be alone, since his daughter and the woman of him, who were at the side of him during the announcement of his definitive goodbye, will remain with him as the fundamental pillar they are in life of the.

It was in 2016 when the Catalan player officially presented Catherine McDonnell as his partner. At that time, Gasol played in the Chicago Bulls and lived in the city that gave name to his team, while his girl, who had known a year earlier, was seated in New York, at a distance of two hours by plane that They managed to overcome against all odds.

McDonnell is 32 years old and was trained in financial communication at the University of Southern California. After this he specialized in technological applications through a master's degree, by which he managed to enter to work in Guggenheim Partners, in New York. In 2017 and with the courtship of her more than consolidated, Cat moved to San Francisco to be incorporated as a director of communication in a company dedicated to the investigation of a rare disease, which suffer from two of her nephews.

In October 2018 Pau Gasol announced its commitment through its social networks, and the couple gave the "yes, I want" in San Francisco in July 2019, at a wedding celebrated in the strictest intimacy. In September 2020 the happy couple became a family of three by welcoming Elisabet Gianna Gasol, a name charged for meaning since it honored Gianna Bryant, the daughter of Kobe Bryant who died along with the basketball player in a tragic accident of helicopter.

Since March of this year the family resides in Barcelona, where Gasol played until announced its retirement. If they will remain in Spain now that the profession of it does not tie them is an unknown, but the vanguard published in March that Cat would not like her to pass all her childhood so far from her mother mother ... Moving in sight?

Updated Date: 09 October 2021, 10:57

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