(Watch) Real Madrid superstar Toni Kroos channels his inner Roger Federer by practicing tennis during quarantine


Real Madrid star Toni Kroos is a huge fan of Swiss genius Roger Federer

Toni Kroos was seen enjoying his quarantine by playing tennis after accepting a challenge by Roger Federer.

The German was nominated by Federer in a Training From Home challenge posted by the latter on Twitter.

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Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos seen playing tennis in reply to Roger Federer’s Twitter challenge. (Image credits: Twitter)

A big fan of Federer, Kroos was quick to reply by posting a video of himself playing at home.

Several sporting celebrities have been involved in many such challenges. This is done to keep themselves and others engaged during lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Federer had posted a video of himself playing tennis wearing a white outfit and asked others to take up the challenge.

The 20-time Grand Slam winner’s tweet read: “Here’s a helpful solo drill. Let’s see what you got! Reply back with a video and I’ll provide some tips. Choose your hat wisely.”

The nominated celebrities along with Kroos included the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gianluigi Buffon, Virat Kohli, Tom Brady and Rafael Nadal.

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Toni Kroos of Real Madrid looks on during the Liga match between Levante UD and Real Madrid CF (Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images)

Kroos plays the drill left-handed

Kroos could be seen playing the drill with much ease using his left hand. This was a surprise to many, including the German footballer’s fans as he is a right-footed player.

The German’s video garnered a lot of attention as many of his fans voiced their opinions. Here are a few of the reactions to Kroos’ post:



Many of the stars in tennis and football are currently under self-isolation as part of the preventive measures required to curb the spread of the virus.

The ATP and WTA put up a joint statement that all tennis-related activities would be suspended until July 13.

The coronavirus outbreak saw this year’s Wimbledon Championships getting cancelled. While the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to June next year.

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