Great champions in the history of sports, such as boxer Mike Tyson, skier Lindsey Vonn or swimmer Michael Phelps, among many others like Rafa Nadal, sent a message of support to golfer Tiger Woods, who this Tuesday suffered a traffic accident nearby from Los Angeles (United States) and underwent lengthy surgery for injuries to the foot, ankle, tibia and fibula of his right leg.
Tiger Woods, 45, was involved in a traffic accident in the early morning at approximately 7:00 a.m. local time in Rancho Palos Verdes, a small town near Los Angeles. After the medical analysis, Woods’ team said that the golfer is currently “awake, receptive and recovering in his hospital room.”
After learning that he was recovering from the operation, Rafa Nadal was one of the first to send a message to his friend: “When I heard the news, I was very worried. It is good to know that you are well. friend !!!!! “, wrote this Wednesday morning the Spanish tennis player.
Jon Rahm was caught playing golf by the news and he spoke about Tiger in an interview with the Golf Channel: “There is a different atmosphere at an event when Tiger is playing than when he is not playing, and he is that big no matter if even the best 20 players in the world are playing. If he’s not there, you can tell the difference, “he said.
He added, “He’s a great ambassador for the game, and it seemed like he was starting to turn his life around and maybe looking ahead to retire and have a great time with his son Charlie. I just hope, you know, that he can. walk out of the hospital (inaudible word) after recovery, and that she can continue playing with her children and have a normal life. “
Jack Nicklaus, considered one of the greatest golfers in history, expressed his “deep concern” for Tiger Woods and offered his “sincere support”. “Join us in wishing Tiger a successful surgery and all the best for a full recovery,” he asked his community of fans.
Another of his great rivals, his compatriot Justin Thomas, also reacted in networks: “My stomach hurts right now. Praying for Tiger Woods and hoping for an amazing recovery. Thinking of all his family and team, as we all send our best wishes. We know TW is a fighter. Get well soon. “
“Fight, Tiger Woods, as the great champion that you are for your children and for the world. Love and prayers,” said Mike Tyson.
“Send all of his prayers to Tiger Woods. He was in a serious car accident. Let us all pray for his speedy recovery,” wrote ‘Magic’ Johnson.
Other legends such as Michael Phelps or Lindsey Vonn joined the shows of support.