The statement, which surprised and even shocked the Greek public, was made by the tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas, whom the youth look up to. “I was not vaccinated. And I will not do it until it becomes mandatory,” the athlete said publicly.
According to Tsitsipas, he was not vaccinated against the coronavirus. The unexpected announcement of the Greek tennis player was made shortly before the start of the Cincinnati Masters 2021. “I have not been given a vaccine, until now no one considered it mandatory. I am sure that at some point they will do it for me, but until it becomes mandatory, I am not going to take this step, ”said Tsitsipas, who recently moved up to 3rd place in the world ranking. After comprehending what was said and recovering from the first shock from his statement, the journalists began to ask the athlete what would happen if vaccination nevertheless became mandatory.
To which the athlete replied for the fiftieth time that he would be vaccinated only if it became an obligation. It is worth noting that a year ago, Tsitsipas was one of the famous Greeks who participated in the government’s We Stay Safe campaign to promote measures against the pandemic.