Dream come true for Ginebra calendar girl, muse Myrtle

Mark Escarlote on Dec 17, 2017 09:00 PM
Dream come true for Ginebra calendar girl, muse Myrtle
Iím glad na first time kong mag-muse and doon pa sa team na gustong-gusto ko -- Barangay Ginebra muse and calendar girl Myrtle Sarrosa

Kapamilya star Myrtle Sarrosa was both grateful and excited walking in front of the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings on Sunday during the opening rites of the 43rd PBA season at the Araneta Coliseum.

A self-confessed huge Ka-Barangay, the actress, former NCAA courtside reporter and cosplayer couldn’t help but be giddy with delight after the traditional parade of teams.  

“Una sa lahat sobrang grateful ko na ako ang napili nila for this coming season to be their muse. Of course Ginebra is the back-to-back champions (in the Governors’ Cup),” said Sarrosa, who wore a red dress that highlighted the curves of the 5-foot-7 morena beauty. “Noong una kong nalaman medyo kinabahan ako, na-pressure ako pero ngayong nakilala ko na ang mga players and nakasama ko ang buong team sobrang grateful ko.”

It was a dream come true for one true Ginebra fan.

“Actually, ang pamilya ko huge Ginebra fans talaga. So nu’ng nalaman nila na ako yung magmu-muse lahat sila full support, all-out support,” said the 24-year old Sarrosa. “And I’m glad na first time kong mag-muse and doon pa sa team na gustong-gusto ko.”

“Oo (dream come true), kasi noong bata ako, di ba galing pa ako ng Iloilo, gusto talaga naming manood ng PBA game. So it’s my first time na nandito ngayon, na maging isang muse pa for PBA, to be a guest for them so grateful ako,” she added.

The Ginebra muse said that it’s her first time to walk inside the Big Dome’s hardwood wearing heels and her stint also served as a reunion with former Perpetual Help star Scottie Thompson, who Sarrosa covered while serving as one of NCAA’s courtside reporter.

“Masaya! This time di ako naka-rubber shoes sa court. This time naka-heels ako tapos naglalakad ako kasama ang mga players,” she said.

“Masaya ako kasi di ba noong nag-courtside ako for NCAA nakasama ko si Scottie (Thompson)? Masaya ako to be here again. (Parang reunion) namin. Masaya ako, I’m proud of him,” the Ilongga added. “Sabi namin, ‘Grabe last na kita naming nagre-report ako para sa Perps tapos ngayon magkasama na kami para sa Ginebra.’”

The Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition 4 Big Winner’s stint with Gin Kings doesn’t stop with just being the team’s muse. Sarrosa is also Ginebra’s 2018 calendar girl.  

“So this 2018 ako rin ang calendar girl ng Ginebra,” said Sarrosa. “Marami kaming mga events in support for Ginebra and GSM Blue.”

 

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