Imagine the thoughts going thru the minds of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, as the current top two tennis dogs stood next to tennis great Bjorn Borg prior to the final in Dubai.
Borg, arguably the greatest player in modern times, is apparently now so in need of money he’s selling his Wimbledon trophies in hopes of raising a half a million dollars.
Federer, who reportedly got that much just for showing up in Dubai, must be wondering if this is what the future has in store for him. Could this be Roger in 20 years, having to auction off the crowns of his top titles? I’m sure he’ll gaurd against it, but only time really tells.
What’s so sad is that Borg was the best. Simple as that. The greatest of his time. And twenty years later he’s on the bottom, struggling to make ends meet. It only goes to illustrate just how quickly sports legends can go from the top to the bottom, just hope that Roger and Rafael are paying attention…
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