While the great and the good of the Premier League prepare to get back into training, everyone seemed to have one eye on events at Wimbledon, where Andy Murray failed to become the first British winner of Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936, thus delaying the Scot's march into the world of t-shirts.
It should not be surprising that top sportsmen enjoy watching other athletes at the peak of their game and events on Centre Court had the football world glued to their televisions.Goal.com
had its eye on Twitter throughout the game to see what the Premier League's finest made of the Wimbledon final ..."#teamfederer nothing more to say #vintage #greatest #neversweats #nonchalant. I aint anti-murray just very pro-Federer"Tom Huddlestone
: If it's not worth quintuple-hashtagging, it's not worth saying at all. The Tottenham
midfielder refuses to get carried away on nationalities.
"Y r people saying I should want murray to win cos he is British? He is Scottish I’m English! I bet he wasn’t supporting England in euro’s!!"Norwich City
attacker James Vaughan
is another in the Federer camp before the match with some clear views on borders..."Come on Murray! Great start lets keep it going, you can do it #wimbledon"Darren Bent
is supporting the home candidate, however, and is ecstatic when Murray breaks the Swiss' serve in the very first game."The only thing classier than federer's backhand is Becks dress sense #icons"
As the first set nears its conclusion, Reading
forward Adam Le Fondre
can only marvel at one of the greats of the game. And Roger Federer."What a way to win the set! That shot was a joke!"
After losing the first set, though, Federer comes back with some astonishing play to win the second, as Norwich
's Elliott Bennett
marvels online."Rain. Wouldn't be England without it. Right, kettle on..."
Two games into the third set, the inevitable happens, and Joey Barton
refuses to get annoyed by the British tennis tradition."OMG!!! What planet is this guy from"