Barilla Presents a Special Gift to Roger Federer For His 40th Birthday

Published 10/28/2021, 2:14 PM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his fourth round match against Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego REUTERS/Paul Childs


Roger Federer is one of greatest players of all time in the history of tennis. The 20-time Grand Slam champ has the aura of a true champion and is one of the most beloved sports people ever.

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Apart from tennis, Federer is the brand ambassador of many big firms. It is because of this reason that, despite his inactivity on the tour recently, he is still one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.

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Barilla gifts a unique present to Roger Federer

It is not long ago when Federer featured in the ‘Masters of Pasta’ campaign of the Italian multinational food company, Barilla. He dressed up just like a chef and the campaign reached millions. He has a long-term agreement with the Italian company for the promotion of its products.

In a recent tweet, Barilla highlighted that fans bombarded them with a lot of messages after Federer’s 40th birthday in August. In response, they have come up with a beautiful birthday greeting card for the Swiss Maestro. The link to a special website is also given with the tweet.

“You showered us with birthday messages for Roger Federer in August; so much that we had to get a bigger greeting card! Check out the special artwork we created together with @SebLester with your wishes. A real explosion of RF 40 Love,” tweeted the official Twitter page of Barilla.

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What is inside Barilla’s birthday card?

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In the birthday greeting card, Barilla has gathered all the messages that the company received from fans on Federer’s birthday. They put them all together in the greeting card and have created an immersive and engaging website.

The website has RF40 Love written with gorgeous yellow dots, and each dot can be clicked on to read a message of support for Federer.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 3, 2021. Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his third round match against Britain’s Cameron Norrie Pool via REUTERS/Jed Leicester

As far as tennis is concerned, Roger Federer has ended his 2021 season with immediate effect. He is currently recovering from a knee injury and fans hope that he gets better soon. Will he be able to win a Grand Slam title before bidding goodbye to the sport?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 1000 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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