Novak Djokovic Welcomed Home as Hero For Fighting ‘Corona-Circus’

Novak Djokovic – the coronation child for the unvaccinated – landed in his native Serbia on Monday morning to greet the hero with fans gathered at the airport waving national flags and cheering: “You be our champion, Novak! We love you, Nole! ” when the world number one tennis player encounters after being expelled from Australia for his anti-vax stance. Marko Strugalovic, 60, told Reuters at Belgrade airport: “I think he has gone down in history as a hero, a man and a fighter against this evil known as the animal circus. “Nole, you are a king, you are an emperor, Nole is the greatest legend to walk the earth, he is a living saint.”

On the eve of the Australian Open, where the top seeded star was supposed to defend his ninth Australian Open title, he instead made the red-eyed flight from Melbourne to Dubai on the way to Belgrade with lots of sports journalists. who hastily booked tickets to get close to him.

In Serbia, the president lit the Belgrade Tower with the colors of the flag and his nickname “Nole”. An hour before he landed, France’s Sporting Authority announced a vaccine regulation for all foreign athletes, meaning his hopes to compete in the French Open now may depend on whether or not he consents to the COVID-19 vaccine.

The story of Djokovic’s now famous vaccine status scandal has pleased anti-vaxxers, frustrated his colleagues in the tennis world, and largely cast Australia in a bad light. for their passage, first granting entry to the Serbian tennis player and then revoking his visa at the border.

Credit: Marko Djurica / Reuters

Famous anti-vaccination Djokovic was granted an exemption from Australia’s vaccination liability to enter the country for the tournament on the grounds that he had tested positive for COVID on the same day. December 16. Never mind his countless unmasked photos and interviews. In the days following his diagnosis, he seemed to be feeling fine despite being unvaccinated.

That exemption was pulled over to the border when he entered the country on January 6 due to an error in his paperwork (supported by recent photos of him in Spain despite saying that he had not traveled in the days before the flight), only to be reinstated by a fourth judge. day after that.

The country’s Health Minister Alex Hawke said he feared the Serbs were a danger to the public, not because of the possibility of contagion that he could inspire others to stay away from the vaccine. On Sunday, a panel of three judges ruled that he had no grounds to appeal Hawke’s move and by 10:30 p.m. local time, he had boarded an Emirates flight to Dubai.

Whether Djokovic will be able to play at Roland Garros tournaments or the French Open remains to be seen after the French authorities announced the vaccine requirements. “This will apply to anyone who is a spectator or professional sports athlete. And this until further notice,” a spokesman for the French Health Ministry told Reuters. “Now, regarding Roland Garros it is in May. The situation may change between now and then and we hope that it will be more favorable. So we’ll see, but obviously there’s no waiver. “ Novak Djokovic Welcomed Home as Hero For Fighting ‘Corona-Circus’


ClareFora is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. ClareFora joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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