At the age of 28, you had the world at your feet. You moved mountains. You slew dragons. You walked on water.
Formula One's official summer break began this Sunday post the conclusion of the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix with Ferrari securing one-two for the second time this season. Now, the teams have to close their factories down for two weeks and are not allowed to do any work on their cars, or even use work email. Driver contracts for the next season have to be sorted out. Some teams may even change their engine suppliers, while those lucky ones, who have everything sorted out already, might be just chilling at a beach.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo picked up his first win this season and fifth overall, thanks to a temper tantrum of Sebastian Vettel, who rammed his car into the side of early race leader Lewis Hamilton.
No matter which club you support, you can't deny that Cristiano Ronaldo is one the greatest soccer players to have walked the earth in flesh and blood. To sum up the 'Phenomenon' Ronaldo's larger-than-life career graph, I would like to quote Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, "Cristiano Ronaldo is priceless!"
A Grand Slam definitely loses its charm if the greats of the game decide to give the tournament a miss. Although Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and Maria Sharapova have their valid reasons to sit out of the competition, they will be sorely missed. As we get ready for two weeks of grueling tennis action, let’s see what the French Open 2017 will be missing due to the absence of its terrific trio.
Although it is too early to predict the 2017 championship winner but one thing is for sure that this is going to be one hell of a season. With such a close competition early on, it looks like the battle for the championship will go down to the wire. Sparks will fly and the one who rises to the occasion will be crowned the champion at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.