LeBron James could not hold back his emotions after seeing Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer crying at the Swiss star’s farewell game.
Roger Federer’s last tennis game was an even sadder affair than it was thought it would be. The tennis legend with 19 Grand Slam titles to his name declared an end to his legendary career earlier this month, stating that he would leave the game after his phe participateshe Laver Cup. The occasion arrived sooner than later, as Federer sported his racquet for the last time.
It was a legendary occasion in more aspects than one, as Federer teamed up with legends of the game in Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray – and none other than his friend and long-time rival in Rafael Nadal. The Swiss and the Spaniard teamed up on the occasion of Federer’s last game, and even though they ended on the losing side – it was a night to remember.
The clip of Federer and Nadal holding hands following the game as they shed tears together went viral immediately following the game, as thousands of sports fans and athletes across the world mourned the end of a legendary career – as well as that of an equally legendary rivalry. LeBron James was another one of the aforementioned athletes who could not hold back their emotions.
How did LeBron react to the legendary moment?
One of the greatest basketball players of all time who knows exactly how much emotion is involved in sport voiced his opinion on the legendary moment.
The Los Angeles Lakers superstar took to his Instagram account to share the emotional moment and accompanied it with the caption “So amazing man. Damn man 🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺”. The emojis in the caption showed how emotional LeBron was because of the moment.
It would be fair to say that hundreds of thousands of people shared LeBron’s emotions following Roger Federer’s last game, celebrating the incredible career that the tennis legend has had.