Paolo Banchero has recently chosen to wear a Team USA jersey and will play in the 2023 World Basketball Championships with the United States.
The talented Orlando Magic, however, continues to have a special relationship with theItaly, his homeland, especially after visiting it for the first time.
A few weeks ago the Milan had gifted him a jersey, now the bond between the Rossoneri and Banchero was strengthened at the tourney of the Lombard team to the United States. On the night Pioli’s boys faced Juventus in a friendly in Los Angeles, and Banchero was there to make the cheer.
A presence emphasized by the Rossoneri social channels, which on Instagram even dedicated three different posts to Banchero. In two of them the Magic player posts with the Milan jersey, in another he cheers to the cry of “Forza Milan.”
Posts that, however, do not seem to have been much liked by the Rossoneri community. The comments, almost all in Italian, are focused on the challenge with the Bianconeri, and those aimed at Banchero are anything but flattering. Italian fans evidently have not digested the “betrayal” handed to Italbasket.