Tennis star Novak Djokovic is excited about Lionel Messi
by LORENZO CIOTTI | VIEW 9079
Novak Djokovic was among the crowd present at the Lusail Iconic Stadium to watch the FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and France. The Serbian champion watched the legendary challenge between Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé from the stands of the new sports facility, and in the company of famous personalities from the world of sport, such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Mesut Özil.
Djokovic will participate in the first edition of the World Tennis League in Dubai, team exhibition tournaments that will see some of the best men and women tennis players on the court. The Belgrader will be part of the Falcons team together with Grigor Dimitrov, Paula Badosa and Aryna Sabalenka.
Novak Djokovic congratulates Messi on winning the World Cup
At the end of the World Cup final, the Serbian congratulated Argentina and Messi on their epic success and shared a significant post on his Instagram account: "Congratulations to Qatar for organizing a very successful World Cu.
It was an honor and a privilege to be present at the final, one of the best football matches I have ever witnessed. Thank you for letting me live this fantastic experience. Congratulations, Argentina. Congratulations also to France for having played in a great tournament." Djokovic then posted an iconic image of soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona waiting for Messi on the top of Olympus, to hand him the World Cup.
Messi has finally managed to win the only major trophy not yet present in his already incredible palmarès. The Argentine star scored two goals in the final and scored the first penalty with his usual calm. Djokovic's 2023 will start at the ATP 250 tournament in Adelaide.
In fact, the Serbian champion will come back to Australia after last year's case and will be one of the protagonists at the Australian Open. In Melbourne he will try to join Rafael Nadal in the fight for the Grand Slam record.
The Spaniard is stuck at 22, Djokovic at 21.