The countdown to the premiere of ‘Pau Gasol. The important thing is the trip ‘ continues its course. The entertainment platform launched this past Wednesday the new trailer for the new documentary series of the former basketball player and current member of the International Olympic Committee, which will be released next Friday, November 12.
The Serie show how an elite athlete says goodbye to the sport he knows and loves by fighting physical scars and emotional challenges; how you build your personal legacy and how you handle new family commitments and more personal projects.
“In this documentary, I tell the story behind my return to the courts,” said Gasol. “I think it is important for people to be aware that sometimes the road is not easy and is full of setbacks; But the effort, the will and the passion for what you do lead you to keep going and work hard to achieve your goals. This is the story of someone who loves what he does and fights until the end to say goodbye as he had dreamed of ”.
“Pau Gasol is a legend in the world of basketball internationally, ” stated Chris Bird, Country Director Prime Video UK, Amazon. “We are excited to be able to share with Prime Video clients an exclusive insight into the last stage of his career with this new docuseries.”
Gasol, one of the most renowned Spanish athletes of all time, made the leap to the NBA in 2001. Gasol became the first Spanish player to get two rings in the NBA and to be part of the All-Star Party (NBA All-Star) six times. In addition to his historic career in the United States, he is a two-time champion of the ACB League with the FC Barcelona He has also won three Olympic medals (two silver and one bronze), a World Championship and three European Championships as a member of the golden generation of the Spanish basketball team.
Gasol’s last NBA game was in March 2019. In May of that year, he underwent surgery to repair a fracture in his left foot and has since started working to get back on the court. Last March, Gasol re-signed with FC Barcelona, where he began his professional career more than 20 years ago and this summer, he last played for the national team at the Tokyo Olympics.
The new Amazon Exclusive Pau Gasol series. The important thing is the trip will have 4 episodes of 45 minutes, it is a production of PG Productions, RTG Features and Think450, and it is directed by Oriol Bosch (Andrés Iniesta: The unexpected hero).