Not Vinicius and Bellingham, the two Real Madrid players NBA star Dončić admires

NBA star Luka Doncic reveals which two Real Madrid players inspires him.

By Emmanuel Mendez

NBA star Luka Doncic talks about Real Madrid players like Vinicius Jr and Jude Bellingham.
NBA star Luka Doncic talks about Real Madrid players like Vinicius Jr and Jude Bellingham.
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The NBA and football's growing relationship continues as stars from basketball admire footballers and vice versa. The connection grows stronger when footballers enjoy their breaks from their clubs to go attend an NBA game in person. Players like Kylian Mbappé and Vinicius Jr. have gone to games to watch. NBA stars are also fans of the footballers as they wear football jerseys representing their favorite team or player. Luka Dončić from the Dallas Mavericks was the latest NBA star to support his favorite football team.

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Dončić is known for being a big Real Madrid supporter. He is known to be a big Cristiano Ronaldo fan and follows the Real Madrid games. Dončić recently received a personalized Real Madrid jersey with the number 73 on the back of the shirt. While the Slovenian usually wears the number 77 for the Dallas Mavericks, the number 73 represents the historic 73-point game the Sloevenian had last month. It was an incredible achievement and the Spanish giants gifted him that shirt to reward him with signatures on the shirt as well.

Before an NBA game with the Dallas Mavericks, Dončić wore a Real Madrid shirt before entering the locker room to prepare for his game. Real Madrid fans were happy to see the Slovenian be proud to wear the shirt and many are convinced he is a due hard fan. Dončić recently spoke about the Mbappé rumors of the French star joining this summer, with the Slovenian saying that the team will continue to win titles with or without Mbappé.

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Luka Dončić is inspired by Real Madrid players Modric and Kroos

Dončić says he is inspired by many Real Madrid players including Vincius and Jude Bellingham but picked Luka Modric and Toni Kroos as the most influential of the entire Real Madrid squad. Dončić said, "Many Real Madrid players inspire me, I always watch them. Vinicius, I really like Bellingham... But the most inspiring are Kroos and Modric, who have been playing for 20-30 years, so those two."

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