Originally Posted by SoBad
"gifted tennis talent who could humble the likes of Pete Sampras and Roger Federer"
- that's what Radio Free Europe said
Of course, Safin is also handsome, as you point out, and a global spiritual leader.
Yeah a young pre prime Federer in his early 20s and Sampras at the end of his career......hmmmm how many slams did Safin finally win? Gasquet beat Federer once to. Ho hum.
And if showing up in a mosque playing politics is what passes for spiritual leadership - I guess he is leaning how to play the political game very well.