Lionel Messi pays tribute to Roger Federer as tennis star announces retirement

Karine Grigoryan
From one legend to another.

Leo Messi Roger Federer

Lionel Messi has taken to Instagram to pay a tribute to Roger Federer as the tennis star announced his upcoming retirement after Laver Cup.

The 20-time Grand Slam winner Federer announced he is retiring from tennis on Thursday.

Messages and tributes have been coming from all over the world.

Messi took to Instagram and shared a picture of Federer with a caption: “A genius, unique in the history of tennis and an example for any athlete. All the best in your new stage, we will miss seeing you on the court making us enjoy, rogerfederer.”

Lionel Messi Instagram

 

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