Point of view: Can a sports idol be unmotivated?
The corona pandemic apparently presses the mind of tennis star Dominic Thiem. This is emotionally understandable. But seeing financial reasons as a brake on motivation triggers a lack of understanding.
Coach father Wolfgang Thiem speaks openly about the reasons for the low form of Austria’s tennis star. This is noteworthy in that it is not due to a bad serve or a stubborn injury. But apparently, at least for the most part, as a result of the corona pandemic, are of a psychological nature.
It is also brave, because of course discussions can take place now. Can it be that a global figurehead has less fun because nobody is cheering, clapping or whistling in the stands? Yes. Is it for those …
Accessed on March 17th, 2021 at 7:55 am on https://www.sn.at/sport/tennis/standpunkt-darf-ein-sport-idol-unmotiviert-sein-101215933