- An English website, Netlivemedia, reported the hoax news.
- Federer was in Madrid to attend the opening ceremony of Nadal's tennis academy.
An English website, netlivemedia.com reported that the tennis legend was in a critical condition after a serious car accident in Madrid. The report had a collage of Federer's image with a picture of a completely crushed car with two officers around it.
Federer was in Madrid to attend the opening ceremony of good friend and World No. 6, Rafael Nadal's tennis academy.
The journalists in netlive probably have forgotten that they work in the generation of Google. They picked an image from a video that had a compilation of brutal car crashes and reported as Federer's accident.
Hoax.trendolizer.com, a website which collects trending hoax news, clarified hoax news about Federer's death in April.
The rumour began on Twitter coming to a shock to everyone. Because of Federer, a few hours ago had tweeted pictures from the opening ceremony of Rafael Nadal's tennis academy.
The Swiss, who is one of the most loved sportspersons across the globe, is a legend with record 17 Grand Slams and continues to conquer even at the age of 35.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 7:01 PM IST