#TakeOnManila: adidas and Ricky Rubio Take On Manila


Ricky Rubio gets personal with his fans

Manila, Philippines (August 21, 2015) – adidas along with some of the leagues best have set to Take on Summer and Ricky Rubio has landed in the Philippines.   

In a span of 2 days, the Spanish national team player and Minnesota Timberwolves point guard will go through a series of activities to bring out his love for one of Asia’s biggest basketball nation.

The Spaniard was able to conquer the hearts of the Filipinos as he met with some fans today right after his press conference before heading off to see what Manila has to offer.

Being an avid traveller, Ricky was too happy to be given an opportunity to see a little more of Manila and will be touring around historic Intramuros before joining some Filipino ballers and local adidas brand ambassadors for a little street basketball on Anda St.

Crazy Light Boost 2015
For the latest adidas summer tour, Ricky will be lacing up with the Crazylight Boost 2015 (SRP: Php 7995). Featuring Primeknit technology for the first-time ever in a basketball shoe and coupled with industry leading Boost cushioning technology, its adidas’ most innovative basketball shoe ever. The Crazylight Boost 2015 solar blue colorway features a tonal Primeknit upper and speckled midsole for added style.

“The reception is overwhelming!”said Rubio about his first visit in the Philippines. “The basketball talent here in the Philippines is just crazy. I would love to come back to play more street ball and probably tour more places.”

Aside from basketball, Ricky is also a huge football fan and will be dropping by one of the Younghusbands’ practices tomorrow to show his support for the beautiful game. Afterwards, Ricky will be playing with participants of the latest adidas trial run of the Crazylight Boost 2015 to be held at the Gatorade Hoops Center on August 22.

Ricky Rubio’s Take On Manila Tour spans from August 21-22, 2015.

 For the latest updates, follow the conversation on Twitter and Instagram at @adidasPH and @adidasHoops with #TakeonSummer 

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Here are actual photos from the adidas BGC event held during the morning of August 21, 2015.
All photos are by Rolly Mendoza (@rolly_hoopnut)





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