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Giannis Antetokounmpo meets US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt

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The US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt on Monday welcomed NBA’s Most Valuable Player of the year Giannis Antetokounmpo at the US Consulate.

During their meeting, Pyatt praised the young player for his basketball talent and his relationship between the United States and Greece.

“Honored to welcome @NBA #MVP @Giannis_An34 & his great family to @USEmbConAthens with our top quality staff. I am a huge admirer both of how he has enhanced the people to people connections between the #US & his beloved #Greece and of his amazing skills on the basketball court,” Pyatt posted on twitter.

“The Greek Freak” along with his brothers Thanasis and Kostas, will represent the Greek National Team at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, which kicks off on August 31.

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