By balls, we are of course referring to volleyballs We all know that actor Richard Gomez is one of those athletic stars who you see play all sorts of sports. Apart from golf, fencing, and basketball, he is addicted to volleyball too. And for years now, he has been playing volleyball everywhere from the barangay hall courts in Makati, with various volleyball groups, and has even joined various volleyball tournaments. He played for Team Spikeithard a couple of times. You’ll see him play for Team TVM in the upcoming PVC Invitational Cup this August.
Whenever he is not busy with the medical missions, outreach programs, and other various activities he and his wife Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez carry out in Ormoc City, you see him go to the nearest volleyball gig he can go to and play volleyball with friends like what most of us volleyball addicts do. I guess playing volleyball in different places made him realize that indeed a lot of people do play the sport. And that there are groups out there such as local varsity teams eager to develop their skills in the sport by training hard and doing whatever they can to promote volleyball.
Recently, Richard Gomez donated volleyballs to the varsity teams of Western Leyte College in Ormoc and Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology (EARIST).
We need more people like Richard Gomez to advocate and promote volleyball in whatever ways possible. May he never run out of balls to give…