Tennis ace Alexander Zverev is in the Olympic final.
Bayern star Thomas Müller cheers and pats himself on the shoulder.
Munich / Tokyo - Thomas Müller * caught the Olympics * fever.
The superstar from the German record champions FC Bayern Munich * is still on vacation and will not have to fully return to training until Monday.
The sports enthusiast Pähler apparently uses his free time to watch the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Müller is likely to have been particularly attentive to the tennis tournament * with Germany's hope Alexander Zverev *.
Olympia: Tennis ace Zverev in the final - Müller demands gold
Zverev celebrated a sensational victory against world number one Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. The Serb had won all three previous Grand Slam tournaments this year and was also an absolute top favorite in Japan. Zverev turned the game in his favor after a set deficit and break in the second and reached for gold in the final on Sunday (9.30 CEST) against the Russian Karen Khachanov. The world number five would be the first male individual Olympic champion in tennis from Germany. “This is a night I will remember forever! I am ready to give everything to get the gold medal for Germany on Sunday, ”said Zverev.
Zverev's triumphal procession in Tokyo is also delighted by Thomas Müller.
“I love to watch the Olympics.
Keep your fingers crossed for our German boys and girls, ”the 31-year-old writes on Instagram and treats himself to a sushi platter.
The FCB star gives his friend Zverev a clear mission for the final: “Go for gold”.
But Müller also declares a not very serious part of Zverev's Olympic success.
Thomas Müller and Olympic star Alexander Zverev in the Bayern jersey on the tennis court.
© Thomas Müller / Imago
Olympia: Müller with Zverev in the Bayern jersey on the tennis court
"The hard training together has paid off!", Müller writes mischievously in his Instagram story about a picture, and he also posts a laughing emoji. In the photo, Müller can be seen together with Zverev in a Bayern jersey in a tennis hall. In 2019, the two sports stars swung the tennis racket together with the former FCB professional and today's Dortmund-based Mats Hummels as part of the “ThoMats Challenge”. Two years later, Zverev is now facing his greatest success.
Müller really seems to be a sporty all-rounder. In addition to his core business football, the national player apparently also has talent in tennis, and he is a passionate golf player in his free time. In Bayern training, Müller unexpectedly tried a completely different sport - javelin throwing *.
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