Speech at the UN General Assembly.
World number one Novak Djokovic had to rest for a while in preparation for a grand slam United States (U.S.) Open. Friday (23/8) he must be willing to leave the field. Not because of injury or other physical problems, Djokovic off to pick up the honor given to him.
Unmitigated honor the coming of the supreme body of the world, the United Nations (UN). Incidentally the U.S. Open and the location of the UN headquarters are in the city, namely New York, so when Djokovic is consumed not much.
Nole players who familiarly called it the honor to speak at the UN General Assembly. Not far away from the sport he took the theme of the international day for the determination of sport development and peace which falls on 6 April each year.
The Serb core speech was encouragement to young people around the world to follow in his footsteps to become a star. Nole exemplifies that happen to himself. First as a child he idolized U.S. tennis player Pete Sampras that he worked hard to make it happen.
"I dreamed of being like him as world number one. Takes 13 years to achieve that goal," said Djokovic, who came with his girlfriend Jelena Ristic.
"A very big honor the invitation of the United Nations and had the honor to talk for the sake of the sport on a historic day," Djokovic said on his Twitter account.
So, thank you.