Roger Federer moves again: his final farewell at the Laver Cup
A moving farewell at the end of the last tournament of his career.
Roger Federer says goodbye to tennis once and for all at the closing ceremony of the Laver Cup. At the end of the tournament that sanctioned his retirement from competition, the star player took possession of the microphone and granted a final memorable statement to the audience at the O2 Arena.
“I had not planned to speak at the end of the competition. I didn’t prepare a speech, so go easy on me,” he joked. “The first thing I want to do is to congratulate Team World for their work these days. You deserve them after your crazy comeback. Then I want to say thank you to my team. You have made my days wonderful.”
“I hope our defeat is not my fault, however, I believe I cannot thank you enough. And I preannounce that next year I will be back, although with different tasks. I will, however, support both teams. See you in Vancouver,” Federer concluded. Who then turned to Bjorn Borg: “You are the king, and you know it.”