Dream Comes True for Kid Who Asked Federer to Promise Him to Keep Playing, He Meets Tennis Star in Video

Dream Comes True for Kid Who Asked Federer to Promise Him to Keep Playing, He Meets Tennis Star in Video

  • The dream of a kid, Zizou, which he has been nurturing since he was five years old, finally became a reality
  • Zizou asked Roger Federer to keep playing so that he can one day match him on a lawn as a professional tennis player
  • The tennis champion promised and kept it as he showed up many years after in his white short and shirt to play Zizou

A kid, Zizou, was five years old when he met a tennis champion, Roger Federer, at a press conference. At the event, the star made a promise to him.

Reading from a piece of paper in a video, the five-year-old made an emotional request as he asked Federer to keep playing for eight to nine years more so they can get in the same match when he finally goes pro.

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World's tennis champion/meeting Roger Federer.
The kid was surprised when Roger Federer showed up and played him. Photo source: @tennischannel, @barilla
Source: Instagram

Great dream achieved

The lawn tennis hero promised him he would not retire early. Years after that meeting, Federer surprised the kid.

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Zizou was amazed as the celebrated athlete came in with his sports wears and bat to play with the kid. They both had fun as the crowd cheered and got entertained.

Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

3kidzl8tr67 said:

"Pinky Promise is the real deal."

teddy245_g said:

"Someday we’re gonna see Zizou on TV winning all those medals!"

periquitatanyalucia said:

"This is absolutely incredible. I love it. The reaction. So genuine."

_apg_3 said:

"This just took my breath away- crying!"

juhknitsah aid:

"That was awesome. Always respect a person that fulfills a pinky promise."

isbrandi said:

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"And that is the definition of integrity and class."

miss_samlas_ said:

"Totally awesome and so sweet of him to keep that promise made years ago. That young man has a bright future ahead of him."

Kid ran football commentary in pidgin English

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a 12-year-old Nigerian boy, Kelvin, who once went viral for his Pidgin English analysis of a match between Chelsea and Wolves, was rewarded handsomely.

In his commentary video, Kelvin spoke with much confidence as he was interviewed by the Football Fans Tribe.

Days after, the tribe revealed that following his viral video, a good Samaritan reached out to them and sent the 12-year-old boy some money.

Source: Legit.ng

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