Sachin Tendulkar Birthday: Sachin Tendulkar, celebrating his 50th birthday, wanted someone to call him John McEnroe during his childhood. For this, he used to play tennis under his building wearing a headband like him.
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New Delhi: Do you know what was the first nickname of Sachin Tendulkar? Do you know that the master blaster whom the whole world considers iron, is himself a fan of which player? These two questions are related to the same answer. This means that Sachin Tendulkar whose fan is, his first nickname is also in the name of the same player. And, what better time to know this than on his 50th birthday.
Now the question is who is that player? So tell that he has been a bad boy in his game. Anger was always on his nose. You must have seen many players getting angry in every game. Virat Kohli’s angry mood is famous in cricket. But, believe me, everyone’s mood is cool in front of his anger. Sachin liked this style of his favorite player.
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Sachin is crazy about whom he hasn’t even met
We are talking about legendary tennis star John McEnroe. Sachin says that he liked the killer style of John McEnroe. He is convinced of that style. He said that although I have not met John McEnroe till date, but I can definitely say that I am his big fan.
Sachin was the only supporter of John McEnroe in the colony
Sachin Tendulkar also shares an anecdote from his childhood related to John McEnroe. They say that whenever Björn Borg and John McEnroe had a tennis match. My entire colony, which had about 30-40 children, all supported Byon Borg. I was the only one who supported John McEnroe. it’s because i like his game
— PO BAG 1 (@pobag1) October 10, 2013
Because of John McEnroe got the nickname ‘Mac’
Not only this, if Sachin is to be believed, he wanted someone to call him John McEnroe as well. For this, he used to play tennis under his building wearing a headband like him. Well, the name John McEnroe was not heard but seeing his attachment towards his favorite player, he definitely got the nickname Mac.
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