Roger Federer’s beautiful tribute to childhood idol Björn Borg – which makes everyone melt: “I’m so proud”

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Tonight, one of tennis’ greatest will say goodbye to the sport.
Roger Federer plays his absolute last match on the tennis court.
In connection with the farewell, he takes the opportunity to send a beautiful and powerful tribute to his childhood idol Björn Borg.

On Friday night, one of tennis’ all-time greats bids farewell to the sport. Roger Federer has won everything there is to win, amassing an incredible 20 Grand Slam titles over the years.

Federer’s last

Now the Swiss plays his very last match in his career when the Laver Cup becomes his big farewell to tennis. Paired with Rafael Nadal will Federer face Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe tonight, when Team Europe faces Team World.

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Captain Bjorn Borg, left, and Switzerland’s Roger Federer attend a press conference ahead of the Laver Cup tennis tournament at the O2 in London, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) XKC140

For several days there has been a great uproar around the Laver Cup in London and above all around Roger Federer. It is also very special that just Björn Borg is also on site as a coach for team Europe.

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Paying tribute to Borg

Several photos have been published of the tennis duo and Federer has talked warmly about having the childhood idol as a coach in his last tennis match of his career. On social media, the Swiss has also published a picture of both and an incredibly beautiful tribute to the Swede.
“So proud to call you my friend. Thanks for everything!”, writes Federer along with the picture and a royal crown as emoji.

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Roger Federer and Bjorn Borg. PHOTO: Twitter.

This is the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, which Roger Federer co-founded five years ago. This year’s edition will probably go down in history as the best so far with big names such as the aforementioned Federer and Nadal together Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic as well as the trainers Borg and John McEnroe.

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