An old friend of Panathinaikos, takes on the role of the club’s ambassador in Ireland. The reason for Pat Burke, who had played in the basketball team from 1998 to 2001, winning the Euroleague in 2000.
The Panathinaikos Athletic Club announces its collaboration with Patrick Burke as an “ambassador” in the country of Ireland.
The Association has started contacts with athletes who have glorified the “clover” and will represent it in the countries they come from in order to raise the Association’s flag even higher around the world.
The continuation is with Ireland which is a country that has a special relationship with the “clover” anyway as it is its national symbol.
The “elect” of the Association is the former basketball player Patrick Burke who honored the green jersey 1998-2001. He came to the Club from Tau Keramika and subsequently played for great teams such as Orlando Magic, Real Madrid and Phoenix Suns.
He was a member of the team that won the EuroLeague in 2000 and was undoubtedly very popular with the “eternal faithful”.
The goals of the ambassadors of Panathinaikos in the various countries are the closer cooperation through athletes and clubs, the even greater interaction of the “clover” with each country and the series of actions and events.
In a statement on www.pao1908.com he said “Panathinaikos will always be a part of my life that I will carry. I am especially happy that I will try as much as I can from my side to contribute to unite Panathinaikos more with Ireland, the country where I was born. The shamrock unites us all and I believe that from Tullamore to Athens the road is … green».
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