Pau Gasol airs concern for Philippine flood victims
MANILA, Philippines – Los Angeles Laker Pau Gasol urged Filipinos to stay strong amid the torrential rains that hit the Philippine capital and surrounding areas.
In a Twitter post meant to inspire Pinoys, the Spanish basketball star urged his followers to pray for the Philippines.
“All my support to all the families affected by the floods in the Philippines. Be safe and stay strong! #PrayForThePhilippines,”
All my support to all the families affected by the floods in the Philippines. Be safe and stay strong! #PrayForThePhilippines
— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) August 19, 2013
The monsoon rains enhanced by tropical storm Maring has already killed seven people and affected thousands of residents in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.
This is not the first time Gasol posted a tweet concerning the Philippines.
Last week, he congratulated members of Gilas Pilipinas for earning a qualification for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.