- Luka Dončić is an NBA star on the Dallas Mavericks
- But where was the basketball talent born?
- Luka Dončić is from the country of Slovenia
Luka Dončić quickly became a superstar in the NBA. However, the Dallas Mavericks great is far from home playing pro basketball in the United States. He is actually from the country of Slovenia.
Luka Dončić is from Slovenia – in Europe!
Luka Dončić was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 1999. His hometown happens to be Slovenia's capital and its largest city. The country is located in central Europe.
Dončić grew up in Ljubljana, but moved away in his early teens. At age 13, Luka signed a contract with Real Madrid, in Spain, and rose to prominence with their basketball team. There, he was the EuroLeague MVP in 2018 before he entered the NBA draft.
To this day, Luka Dončić is proud of his homeland. He represents Slovenia in international play. In 2020, his game even helped the Slovenian national team to the Olympics for the first time ever.
The Dallas Mavericks star is also in a relationship with a Slovenian model named Anamaria Goltes. They've known each other since they were kids and have been in a relationship for years.