Roger Federer tearfully says goodbye to tennis: It was a fantastic journey
Roger Federer officially ended his career. In the Laver Cup tournament, in the doubles game alongside his friend and rival Rafael Nadal, the Swiss tennis player played the last match, closing a career where he triumphed everywhere and won everything.
Considered the greatest tennis player in history, Roger Federer could not hold back the tears of the London public, where he wrote history with 8 Wimbledon wins in his career.
"It was a fantastic trip. I never thought I would make it this far. This is the most beautiful ending of a sportsman's career, among friends and fans, who play in a team with me", said Federer, among other things, making Nadal cry too.
He ends his career with a loss in the Laver Cup, but that didn't matter at all, as people got to enjoy a champion like Roger Federer for the last time.
Federer's last match was played in front of 20,000 spectators, but millions watched it around the world.
There were also many "VIP" fans in the stands, who burst into tears and applauded the Swiss. And his teammates didn't leave him alone, throwing him in their arms during the celebrations.