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Published on 12th August, 2012
Juan Carlos Navarro
Ag : Saatchi
We flew to Spain to shoot FC Barcelona Basketball Star Jaun Carlos Navarro.
The night before the shoot he became the highest ever points scoring player in European history.
Spain went on to narrowly lose in the final to the USA at London 2012 and take the silver.