A soccer star confides he cried for Roger Federer

A top soccer player revealed his passion for the Swiss Maestro and for the young Italian Jannik Sinner

by Lorenzo Ciotti
A soccer star confides he cried for Roger Federer
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"I have never cried for tennis, but for Roger Federer I have."

This is the sensational confession of FC Internazionale (Italian Serie A club) midfielder Davide Frattesi. The midfielder of Inter, a club led by manager Simona Inzaghi, revealed his passion for tennis and, in particular, for the Swiss Maestro and for the young Italian Jannik Sinner.

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"In the past I played tennis, I had a two-handed backhand like this and that and I became 4.2. Now I limit myself only to Padel. Jannik Sinner is an inspiration for everyone. There are many negative role models around, but now there is but him. There is his humility that inspires everyone," explained Frattesi.

Jannik Sinner
Jannik Sinner© Dean Mouhtaropoulos / Staff Getty Images Sport

And speaking of Federer and emotions, Amazon Prime will make a documentary about Roger

Amazon Prime is working to make a documentary on Roger Federer, which will focus on the last days of his career, at the 2022 edition of the Laver Cup. An event at the end of which Roger then retired.

The work aims to talk about Federer also from a private point of view with an interview with his wife Mirka Vavrinec. It should be released in July, in the weeks in which the 2024 edition of the Wimbledon tournament will be played.

"It's a snapshot of my life during those 12 days. I have never allowed anyone to enter my private life, but here they had access to the hotel and therefore it is a very personal documentary and also reflects the relationship that exists between the tennis players on the Tour," he explained Roger Federer in an interview with Bloomberg.

The release of the documentary should take place during the Wimbledon tournament. The production company aims to release the film in July around Wimbledon, a tournament Federer has won eight times, but the exact release date has not yet been officially set.

The documentary will be the first to tell the story of Federer, who won 20 Grand Slam titles between 2003 and 2018. The documentary does not tell the complete story of his life or career but only the moments of those days at the Laver Cup that have also remained etched in the memory of all tennis fans.

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