“Congrats Gilas” became the top trending topic in the country as the Nationals gave their best to win at 2014 FIBA World Cup in Seville, Spain.
After making it back to the world stage after 36 long years, Gilas Pilipinas ended their run on a high note by defeating Senegal.
Game over! PILIPINAS PANALO!!!! 81 – 79!!!!
— TJ Manotoc (@tjmanotoc) September 4, 2014
With their gallant stand against the European power, Gilas evoked emotions and elicited dramatic tweets from Filipino fans, including celebrities.
— rowelanavales (@rowela_18) September 4, 2014
— FIBA (@FIBA) September 4, 2014