103-Year-Old Filipino Guerilla Receives Custom Jersey From The SAN ANTONIO SPURS
NBA giant San Antonio Spurs honored 103-year-old Filipino guerrilla Liban Brillantes during Military Appreciation Night at the AT&T Center last Wednesday.
Liban, who also happens to be a huge Spurs fan showed up with his family to the game, looking sharp sporting a Barong Tagalog. You can see him smiling from ear to ear while receiving a custom Spurs jersey with his age embellished in the back.
See the emotional and heartwarming tribute right here.
During last night’s @USAA Military Appreciation Night, we honored 103-year-old Liban Brillantes, who served in the Army’s 121st Infantry Division, with his own custom jersey! #SpursSalute pic.twitter.com/mNfDQZKbdz— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) March 21, 2019
Brillantes was born and raised in the Philippines and joined the US Army's 121st Infantry at the age of 19 and fought during World War 2 against the Japanese.