Juventus striker Paulo Dybala has admitted he is a large tennis fan – and primarily due to the nice Roger Federer.
In an interview with the Tennis Channel, Dybala confirmed his love for tennis was impressed bt the 20-time Grand Slam champion from Switzerland, as he admitted his ardour for the game runs deep.
“Properly at dwelling, we used to observe numerous sports activities, the TV was all the time on, and the game we watched probably the most was soccer, adopted by tennis,” Dybala stated.
“I all the time had numerous admiration and respect. I favored Roger Federer’s model… I imagine that I and many individuals have him as a tennis reference.
“We attempt to watch his matches, he has a method and magnificence that makes everybody wish to be like him. I all the time tried to observe him play so I like tennis due to him.”
Dybala went on to verify he’s mates along with his fellow Argentine Diego Schwartzman, as he instructed tennis gamers have pure all-round potential that may permit them to excel in different pursuits.
“I all the time imagine that prime performing gamers excel in a number of sports activities,” he added.
“I’ve seen El Peque (Diego Schwartzman), Dominic Thiem, Nole (Novak) Djokovic simply juggling a tennis ball.
“So I feel they might do very properly on a soccer pitch – higher than a soccer participant may do as a tennis participant.”