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Andy Murray Had The Best Response To Donald Trump’s Bizarre Time Magazine Rant

Andy Murray on day thirteen of the 2017 French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2017 in Paris, France.

US President Donald Trump caused something of a stir on Friday night when publication Time Magazine became the subject of one of his infamous Twitter tirades.

Apparently pre-empting not being chosen as their Person of the Year for 2017, Trump got in there first and said tath although he received a phone call to tell him that he would “probably” be named Person of the Year again (as he was in 2016), their insistence that he partake in an interview and photo shoot for the sake of “probably” winning wasn’t worth it:

Somewhat predictably, Time didn’t take long to refute this story, but the tweet itself was still met with bewildermernt and, in parts, outright mockery.

Arguably the greatest response, however, came from the most unlikely of sources. Three-time tennis Grand Slam winner Andy Murray jokingly incorporated the tweet into his likely failure to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. The 30-year-old, a winner of the award three times in the past, had a disappointing and injury-hit year by his own standards, and it seems almost certain that Anthony Joshua will be taking home the trophy next month.

Still, Murray was able to see the funny side:

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.