Carlos Alcaraz Pokes Fun at Italian Soccer Supergiant Over Name Twin’s Blockbuster Signing

Published 01/31/2024, 11:43 PM EST

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Not many tennis stars are great at banter. However, Carlos Alcaraz is not one of them. The Spaniard has shown us his great sense of humor aside from his spectacular tennis-playing skills. The Spaniard showed us the former in a recent interaction with the Juventus Football Club. The football club bought a player with a similar name, and the two-time grand slam champion took his chance to leave a hilarious comment.

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Alcaraz showed his bantering skills in a prior interaction with Novak Djokovic as well. The 20-year-old reminded him of his old rival with a hilarious response to his speech. 

 Carlos Alcaraz shares witty reply to Juventus

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In soccer, the Summer after a season ends and the month of January acts as a period of transfers. During this time, teams can buy or sell a player on a loan or permanently. Juventus, based in Turin, attained a player on loan with an option to buy. They aim to reclaim their position as Serie A champions. While it is great news for their fans, for the ATP number 2, it was a chance to show his humor.

As fate would have it, the name of the player on loan to Juventus is Carlos Alcaraz. The Italian club shared the news on their Instagram page to wish him well. Alcaraz, the tennis player, replied, “I’ll try my best! Thanks for the trust😂🙏. In reply, the Juventus page only winked at the Spaniard. The Tennis Letter shared a picture of his comment on their ‘X’ page.

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It became another hilarious moment that made fans love Alcaraz. Another such moment was seen during Djokovic’s trophy acceptance speech after their Cincinnati Masters clash.

The final of the Western & Southern Open saw the Djoker take revenge from Alcaraz after their Wimbledon clash. As he gave the speech, he talked about the persistence of the young Spaniard. “Boy, you never give up, man, I mean I love that about you… “. To this, the Spaniard replied, “Spanish never die “. Reminded of Rafael Nadal, Djokovic said, “Spanish never die, okay, good – I’ve heard that before, or experienced this before “.

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The audience loved the banter between the two, and it showed that their relationship was only going to improve from there. It also showed Alcaraz’s great bantering skills as he won over the hearts of the audience. We saw another moment in his banter with Juventus and are likely to see more in the future. 

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