‘Rory Mcllroy Totally Got Me’- Novak Djokovic Revisits Unorthodox Build Up to Motivational Speech During His Ryder Cup Appearance

Published 12/28/2023, 11:34 PM EST

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Novak Djokovic is often dubbed the Djoker because of his great sense of humor. He is serious when the time calls for it and knows the right moments to riff with his peers. One hilarious moment took place during the Ryder Cup, a golf tournament between Europe and the USA, featuring Novak Djokovic in the All-Star session. In classic Djokovic fashion, he managed to create a hilarious moment out of nowhere.

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The Djoker was set to give a motivational speech before the Ryder Cup began. He had planned it all out with the creator of the tournament, Luke Donald, and it all proceeded in perfect fashion.

Novak Djokovic pranks The Ryder Cup participants

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The Djoker wanted his speech to be a surprise. He had planned it out with Luke Donald and told the journalists he was there to play. They had to change plans eventually and planned his arrival. They settled on a disguise, and the Djoker was dressed up as the person bringing them room service. He was ready as the waiter, pushing the trolley, and bringing everyone champagne.

The event started unfolding then, “When I opened the first bottle, the cork popped, almost hurting my eye before bouncing on the ceiling. I had to look down to not draw attention. At the beginning, no one recognised me. One team member asked me: “Everything is okay, Sir?”. I replied in Italian. I first served the partners. One of them looked at me in a strange way and the rumour started spreading. Rory (McIlroy) totally got me.

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He said: “Can I have a drink too?”. I came back, took a racket I had brought and I started volleying against the wall. Everyone clapped, it was a great surprise!

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This was not the only time the Djoker goofed around at the Ryder Cup. A video of his hilarious moments was shared and the clip immediately went viral.

Djokovic’s goofy Ryder Cup reactions

The Djoker is someone who is often seen having hilarious reactions to various situations. He was invited to play in the Ryder Cup this year and served his fans another instance to remember. He gave several hilarious reactions at the gold tournament, and a clip of the reactions went viral. The 24-time grand slam champion kicked the air once, hyped up the crowd with his endless energy, and even had a minor temper tantrum.

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Djokovic has given us laughter many times. He has become a true showman as his skills on the court and off the court have succeeded in captivating the fans. As he continues to take part in various activities, we are likely to see more of such hilarious moments of the tennis great.  

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