Federer is honored by BBC

Roger Federer breaks records even outside of the Tennis court. He was named BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for a record 4th time (also 2004, 2006, 2007).

Before this award, he was sharing the summit with boxing legend Muhammad Ali and athlete Usain Bolt.

The Swiss legend has had a remarkable year, as he returned after a lengthy knee injury. He won a tour leading 7 titles and claimed 2 more Grand Slams: Wimbledon and Australian Open.

Outside the ATP, he impressed as well with his charitable matches and exhibition tournaments like Laver Cup, where he honored another big legend, Rod Laver.

As always, the 36-years old stays humble:

It makes me incredibly proud that the UK public have chosen me as the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for 2017.

The support that the UK crowds give me whenever I’m here is amazing, and to be recognised on the shortlist alongside some of the greatest sports people of all time is extremely humbling.

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