“Not Bad Bro”: Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts As Novak Djokovic Impersonates Him




The youngest of the Big Three in tennis, Novak Djokovic is World No. 1 for close to 300 weeks now. Considered to be the successor of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the Serbian also has a peculiar talent.

Apart from his 17 Grand Slams, the 33 years old is widely popular for his jolly impersonations. Recently, he targeted none other than the Portuguese footballer – recognized as the best in the world – Cristiano Ronaldo.

Previously, Djokovic is known to have impersonated Federer, Nadal, Andy Roddick, Lleyton Hewitt, Maria Sharapova, Goran Ivanisevic, and Boris Becker. However, this time around, he tries to replicate a celebration that renders pure joy to every football fan.

Along with a powerful ‘Si!’ and thrusting his two arms with force, the Serbian completed the CR7 celebration. Ronaldo, who cannot be impressed very easily, responded to tennis best’s attempt as ‘not bad bro’.

Novak Djokovic and Cristiano Ronaldo Training Together

Novak Djokovic at French Open 2020
Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during his third-round match against Colombia’s Daniel Elahi Galan Riveros REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

This tweet interaction is not the first time when the best of the two sports have come together. At a gym in Dubai, the all-time UEFA goal scorer Ronaldo trained with six-time year-end No. 1 Djokovic. In their session, the Juventus player gave training tips to the Serbian to jump as high as himself.

WATCH: Can Novak Djokovic Jump Higher Than Cristiano Ronaldo?

Even though they both belong to complete opposite sports, Djokovic and Ronaldo carry an uncanny resemblance. From training harder than others to keeping fitness an all-time priority, they both are regarded as the fittest in their respectable game.

And, the likeness is so much so that a doubles legend compared them as one.

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Currently, the Serbian is in London for the ATP Finals where he plays as the top seed. For Cristiano Ronaldo, he is looking ahead to play in the Group of Death at UEFA Euro 2020.

While Djokovic last won the tournament in 2015, Ronaldo and the team hailed the cup in 2016. Both the players will equally look to reign the competition again.

Novak To Aim For Final Glory in London

Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic, Matteo Berrettini, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas - O2 Arena - London
LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 08: (L-R) Dominic Thiem of Austria, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, Matteo Berrettini of Italy, Roger Federer of Switzerland, Rafael Nadal of Spain, Alexander Zverev of Germany, Daniil Medvedev of Russia and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece pose for a photo outside The O2 Arena during previews for the Nitto ATP Finals at The O2 Arena on November 08, 2019, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

It will be the 12th and final time that London will host the year-end finale. The Serbian Novak Djokovic holds the record of winning the most number of times in London (4). He completed the feat in four consecutive years from 2012-2015. After that, he once made it into the finals in 2018 where he lost to German Alexander Zverev.

This will be the year for him to prove that he still is the best in London.

Drawn in a group with Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev, and Diego Schwartzman, Djokovic will play against the Argentine first. The question is: Will he raise his London tally to 5 and join Federer’s all-time 6 of record?

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