Roger Federer Went On Brazilian TV, Didn’t Know Who Neymar Was

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

A couple of weeks ago, tennis great Roger Federer went on Brazilian television to announce a tour of the South American country planned for the end of the year. During the interview, the Swiss legend and avowed soccer fan was presented with a signed custom jersey bearing the number of Brazil’s newest star, Neymar. Too bad Roger had no idea who this “Neymar” guy was.

Slightly taken aback, Federer asked: Neymar? Is he any good? Sensing a sudden unease, he then tried to make up for it by explaining that for him: “Brazil has always had the best team in the world”.

Here’s the full video of the interview, which was conducted in English but naturally has Portuguese dubbing. The Neymar shirt presentation happens around the 7:30 mark.

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