Originally Posted by pvaudio
The latter, or the former with your mouth shut afterwards. Even Rafa (Rafa!!) had the decency not to talk about his knees being absolutely on fire during the FO or during any of Wimby until months afterwards. It is frankly rude to come out, play a match, and then go back and say "Oh, well, 45mins before the start of the match I still wasn't sure if my foot was broken..." It just makes you look like an idiot with a bag of excuses.
Excuses are excuses and facts are fact. If that was the state of his foot, there's no shame in being honest. From what I've heard he wasn't whinging about it; just telling the truth.