Gerard Pique: Messi, Jordan and Federer, the best I have seen

The Barcelona defender expressed his admiration for Federer

Federer won Wimbledon for the eighth time in his career on Sunday

Roger Federer, que sostiene su octavo trofeo ganado en Wimbledon, fue elogiado por el defensa del Barça Gererd Piqué
Roger Federer, que sostiene su octavo trofeo ganado en Wimbledon, fue elogiado por el defensa del Barça Gererd Piqué | AFP

Roger Federer's latest Wimbledon crown was met with a wave of praise and admiration on social media, including from Barcelona's players. 

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Gerard Pique, a lover of Tennis, took to Twitter after the Swiss player secured his eighth title in SW19 on Sunday, more than any other player in the men's game, with a win over Martin Cilic in the final -- he has now won Wimbledon in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 201 and, 2017.

Federer is also the male tennis player with the most Grand Slams, with his eight Wimbledon titles added to by five Australian Opens, five US Opens and one French Open/Roland Garros, giving him 19 in total. 

Here's is the tweet from Pique in which he compares Federer to other sporting greats Lionel Messi, his Barça team-mate, and basketball ace Michael Jordan:

There was also a tweet from Barcelona forward Arda Turan, although the Turkish forward only needed one work to sum up his feelings:

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