Pau Gasol today announced its withdrawal with a large and emotional act in the Gran Teatre of Liceu de la Rambla de Barcelona. At 41 years and after achieving his dream of playing his fifth Olympic Games and to return where everything started, Barça says goodbye: "I retire from professional basketball. It is a difficult decision, but you have to change running. Playing, not with a crutches ".
A race of more than 20 years successful not only in sports, but in the economic. According to the North American Portal Celebrity Net Worth, he has accumulated more than 200 million dollars in salaries since he landed in the NBA in 2001. As a rule of the League itself, the salaries of the players are public. Pau reached the maximum of him, the 19 million dollars in the 2012/13 season in Los Angeles Lakers, a franchise in which he got two rings.
Gasol also has a real estate company that created in 2005, Futur 16 SL, in which his father, Agustí Gasol, is the only administrator. In January of the following year, he recorded three properties worth 1.83 million euros. Two of them located in Barcelona and the other in Girona.
In the city Condal has other homes. Among them, a mansion of three floors in the neighborhood of Sant Gervasi, a place chosen by most FC Barcelona footballers to reside. In addition, the former Portland player has a farm of 251 hectares in the town of Almuguera (Guadalajara).
This facet as an entrepreneur, Gasol has always combined it with numerous solidarity projects. Since 2003 he is a goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF, an entity with which he launched the 'Pau project' to fight against child malnutrition. In addition, in 2013 he created his own foundation, the 'Gasol Fundation', next to his brother of him Marc, dedicated to preventing childhood obesity throughout the world.Updated Date: 09 October 2021, 10:51