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Darío Quesada de Lope

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1. Describe yourself in 2 words?

Happy father

2. How do you stay healthy and fit with your busy schedule?

I ride my bike and swim when I have a chance, one hour a day, three times a week.

3. How would you define fitness?

Staying healthy, both phisically and mentally.

4. What was the greatest challenge you faced at Real Madrid?

Playing against great NBA and European players.

5. What was your best moment at Real Madrid?

When we won the National Title in 2000.

6. Have you been to the UAE before?

No and I’m looking forward to everything. I´m thrilled about this trip. I´ve always wanted to travel there.

7. What song best describes your work ethic?


8. What is your favourite Kobe moment?

When he scored 81 points in a single game.

9. What is your secret weapon on the basketball court?

My three point shot.

10. What is your number one workout tip?

Be consistent

11. If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three things would you like to have with you?

Music, my wife and my daughter.

12. If we came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare for us?

Tortilla de patata

13. If you were to select 2 celebrities to be your parents, who would they be?

My real parents are the world´s top celebrities for me.

14. If you were a fruit, what would you be and why?

A pineapple because I like the beach.

15. What was the best piece of advice you ever received?

To listen to your heart.