Roger Federer and Elon Musk are two of the best known, most popular and most famous men in the world. Have you ever thought that they could also be in competition? Well, it would appear that Roger Federer will invest 10M in Bitcoin to surpass Elon Musk!
Musk is founder, CEO and CTO of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX), co-founder, CEO and product architect of Tesla, and co-founder and CEO of Neuralink. He is also president of SolarCity, founder of The Boring Company and co-founder of PayPal and OpenAI.
He also proposed a super fast transport system known as Hyperloop. Musk said SolarCity, Tesla and SpaceX’s goal revolves around the ideal of changing the world and humanity. Among others, he aims to reduce global warming through the use of renewable energy, and reduce the risk of human extinction by establishing a human colony on Mars. Through Starlink, a constellation of satellites produced and managed by SpaceX, Elon Musk wants to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet to the entire planet.
According to Forbes, as of March 15, 2021, with an estimated assets of 170.4 billion dollars, he is the second richest man in the world (for a short time he even managed to overtake it with a difference of about 1 billion) after Jeff Bezos.
With 20 triumphs, Roger Federer, along with Rafael Nadal, he is the most successful player in the history of men’s tennis in Grand Slam tournaments. In 2009 with the victory in Roland Garros he completed the Career Grand Slam. In 2017, by beating Marin Cilic in the final, he became the only man to have won Wimbledon eight times, the oldest and most prestigious tournament in the world.
On 28 January 2018, by winning his twentieth Grand Slam, he marks one of the most significant feats in the history of sport. From that date to 27 January 2019, he is the only player in history to simultaneously hold the record for trophies won in two different Grand Slam events (8 titles at Wimbledon, absolute record and 6 Australian Open, ex aequo with Djokovic and Emerson).
He is the tennis player who has won the ATP Finals several times (6) (obtaining the highest number of participations in the final, 10) and who has won the most titles both on hard (67) and on grass (19). In 2014, winning the decisive singles match against the French Richard Gasquet, he led the Swiss team to win their first Davis Cup.
At the Olympics he won two medals: at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing he won gold in the double together with compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka, while in London 2012 he won silver in the singles by losing in the final at Wimbledon to Andy Murray.
With 54 successes he is, behind Novak Djokovic (59) and Rafael Nadal (56), in third place in the ranking of the winners of the so-called Big Titles, namely the Grand Slam tournaments, the Masters 1000, the ATP Finals and the Olympics. With a prize pool of around 130 million dollars, he is the second player in history in the ranking of career earnings, preceded by Djokovic.
If you have read the article up to this point, you will realize that you were the victims of an April Fool!