Nikola Mirotic FC Barcelona
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FC Barcelona superstar Nikola Mirotic could skip the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo (23 July – 7 August).

Per a report by the Spanish newspaper AS, Mirotic considers spending time with his family after finishing the season with FC Barcelona instead of joining Spain.

Due to the Covid-19 Health and Safety protocols, Mirotic may decide to skip the tournament and have some rest after a full season with FC Barcelona.

Spain is set to face Argentina, Japan and the winner of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Kaunas in the group stage.