"He loves his father, he admires him. It's not a load on his shoulders. He does what he loves most and doesn't compare himself with Michael," she emphasized.
"It has been a complicated year for everyone," the 33-year-old Barcelona forward told reporters. "With the national team we want to try to make people happy with this victory in a difficult situation."
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
"I am taking it year by year and we have just started a new season: I hope I can last a long time in the national team," he commented.
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
Sichuan led 42-22 in paint points, and scored 15 points in fast breaks.
"The Bronze medal was a breakthrough for Chinese golf, but China has won so many gold medals in other sports, so I think Chinese golf needs a gold medal," she said.
According to the Spanish sporting press, after the transfer window closed on Monday with no new signings, Gracia sought to speak to the club's president Anil Murthy in order to inform club owner Peter Lim of his intention to resign.
The Englishman is excited by the two world records that were broken in Valencia, Spain on Wednesday night -- by Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei in the men's 10,000 meters and Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey in the women's 5,000 meters.
Radovan Pulis' wonderful hat-trick night adorned the match in Zvolen where he led his team to a 5-2 victory over the visitors from Trencin.
Ghana captain Andrew Ayew and Samuel Owusu were on target in the 63rd and the 65th minute to restore Black Stars' lead.