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Milwaukee Bucks fans giddy over social media about Giannis staying in Milwaukee

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Posted at 1:20 PM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 17:59:00-05

The Greek Freak is here to stay for the next five years.

Giannis Antetokounmpo announced the news on social media, saying he's signed a contract extension for the next five years. The Athletic reports it's worth $228.2 million.

The internet immediately began to share its excitement -- and relief -- at the news.

Here are some of the best ones we've seen:

Some fans are already ready for the road to a championship:

The Milwaukee Brewers also hopped on the congratulatory train:

A flashback to 2017:

A great take on the "how it started, how it's going" trend:

It's always been clear that Giannis loves Milwaukee, thanks to his interactions with fans and social media posts.

Back in September, Giannis shared photos from the 2020 season on Instagram and said Milwaukee has "the best fans in the world." He even said he was looking forward to next season.

Prior to signing the contract, Giannis had also said in several interviews that he loved Milwaukee and wasn't planning on leaving. We must say, though, it feels pretty good to have that official.

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