Geoffrey Pyatt, the American Ambassador to Greece, met with NBA basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo on Monday morning in Athens.
Pyatt officially received Antetokounmpo and other members of his family, including his mother, at the offices of the American Embassy in central Athens.
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. pic.twitter.com/JPXPO3ahmH
— Geoffrey Pyatt (@USAmbPyatt) August 12, 2019
In a tweet sent from his personal account, Ambassador Pyatt noted that he was honored to welcome NBA MVP Antetokounmpo and his family to the consular section of the United States Embassy of Athens.
”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,” the US Ambassador said of the Greek basketball phenomenon.