Social media reacts to Giannis’ MVP win
After the announcement, the 24-year-old gave an emotional acceptance speech that got a lot of people talking on social media.
"This is just the beginning. My goal is to win a championship. I'm going to do whatever it takes to make that happen." pic.twitter.com/L0Q3WD0cl2— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) June 25, 2019
Other Wisconsin MVP recipients also congratulated the NBA star. The Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich tweeted a photo with Antetokounmpo.
The fire to be great burns from within. Amazing speech and insight into why you’re at the top! Congrats! pic.twitter.com/1Qm1VVutFj— Christian Yelich (@ChristianYelich) June 25, 2019
The Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers also took to social media to send a message to Antetokounmpo, saying he represents Milwaukee and Wisconsin well.
Watching @Giannis_An34 play and listening to him speak after winning #NBAMVP makes me very proud to be a @Bucks fan. Absolute class act and a great representation of our team, the city of Milwaukee and our great state. Congrats buddy #youdeserveit#class#finalsmvpnext— Aaron Rodgers (@AaronRodgers12) June 25, 2019
After the win, Antetokounmpo put up an Instagram video by Nike that highlighted his journey to the NBA.