Official statement: Sergio Rodriguez

Official statement: Sergio Rodriguez

As Sergio Rodriguez announces his retirement from professional basketball, Real Madrid would like to show its gratitude, love and admiration to one of the greatest legends of our club and European basketball.

Sergio Rodriguez has been a key player in one of the most important success cycles in our history.

In his eight seasons in defense of our shirt, divided into two phases (2010-2016) and (2022-2024), Sergio Rodriguez won 17 titles: Europa League (2), Intercontinental Cup (1), League 4, Copa del Rey 5 and Copa del Rey. Spanish Super 5. In addition, he was awarded the Best Player of the Europa League and a member of the Perfect Quintet in the 2013-2014 season, the Best Player of the Spanish Super Cup in 2013, and was elected a member of the Perfect Quintet of the League on 3 occasions (2012-2013). , 2013-2014 and 2015-2016).

During his impressive professional career, Sergio Rodriguez has also been an NBA player at various stages, playing for the Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, New York Knicks, and Philadelphia 76ers. Also in Europe, in addition to Real Madrid, Sergio Rodriguez was a player for Estudiantes, CSKA Moscow, the team with which he won one Europa League and the VTB League, and EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, where he won one league and two Italian Cups. And 1 Italian Super Cup.

Sergio Rodriguez's personality is also transcendent and legendary in the Spanish team, for which he played 154 times at international level. He was declared World Champion at the 2006 World Cup in Japan and European Champion at the 2015 European Championships in France. In addition, he won 2 silver medals (2012 Olympic Games and 2007 European Championships) and 3 bronze medals (2013 and 2017 European Championships). tournaments). and the 2016 Olympic Games). On an individual level, Sergio Rodriguez was named in the ideal five-man squad for the 2015 European Championship.

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Next Wednesday, June 26, at 12:00 noon, an institutional ceremony will be held to honor and farewell Sergio Rodriguez at Real Madrid City, in the presence of our President Florentino Pérez.

Real Madrid reiterates its love for Sergio Rodriguez and his family, and wishes him all the best in this new phase of his life.

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