Novak Djokovic Now Plays Soccer, Will Probably Be Better Than Messi By 2012

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

Novak Djokovic is the best tennis player in the World. In the space of a year, he broke the previously unassailable Nadal-Federer duopoly and won three of four grand slam titles. And if his incredible rise in tennis is any indication, he could be the greatest soccer player ever if he really gave it a shot.

Okay, so that’s probably a bit of wildly inaccurate hyperbole, but he’s really really good at the tennis. And yesterday, he took part in a charity soccer match in his native Belgrade, Serbia, raising over $8,000 towards purchasing incubators for maternity hospitals.

Djokovic, a fan of AC Milan and local giants Red Star Belgrade, led his side to a 4-2 win, with the Djoker himself converting from the penalty spot. And to top it off,  he did it all despite a back injury that has kept him out of tennis-related things recently.

Full Story: livetennisguide.com

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