If a Superstar from another says: Yes, Roger Federer can be a Fan. Then, when he tells the story of Lionel Messi. Did he in an Interview with FT.com. There, it is mentioned that the eyes of the football Fans to light up Federer immediately, when he speaks from the Argentines. And no, he has met him yet, but he could always speak about the Barcelona Superstar.
"What I love about Messi the most, is that when he receives the Ball, he can turn always to the gate, he has immediately an Overview. Then he will pass, dribble or shoot – there's always three options for him. He is one of the few who can," says Federer.
And that is exactly the Commonality between Federer and Messi is. The Swiss has in his game as one of the best tennis players in each of a plurality of options. He can make the game faster or slower, the opponent's rhythm force. The tennis author and coach John Yandell counted once even 20 variations of Federer's Forehand.
Federer loves Tennis still
Federer is himself aware that he has this many options. This is probably partly the reason why he love this sport even after so many years. "Geometry, angle, when do I use what is the impact? Should I serve or vollieren? I stay back? I play chip and charge? Should I fully go through with this?" All these questions move the 37-Year-old still.
And, Yes, the questions of the journalists, as well as the 20-times Grand Slam winner, after all the years on the Tour yet – he can enjoy the Interviews even. And there are even things that the media people may not know yet. So he was in his private a Joker life. "And I have a wine cellar. I like to open with my friends a bottle."
Created: 01.07.2019, 12:01 PM