Nick Kyrgios’ rare acts of kindness have moved fans around the world as he now provides food to the hungry struggling amid lockdown.
Nick Kyrgios wears the bad-boy image on his sleeve with pride on the court. However, his off-court acts of kindness suggest he is a completely different character. Doing his bit for humanity in the coronavirus pandemic times, Nick Kyrgios recently offered to deliver food for the hungry.
Highlights: Nick Kyrgios not that gad after all
- Nick Kyrgios’ bad-boy image and what caused him to change
- Helping the hungry in times of need
- Not the first time we saw the good side of Kyrgios
Moreover, this is not the first time Kyrgios has demonstrated acts of generosity. Previously in January, he led a donation campaign for the Australian bushfires. Recent incidents of tragedy have brought out the better side of Kyrgios for all to see.
Kyrgios On-court Antics
Nick Kyrgios is famously known for his feud with Rafael Nadal. Nadal has been on the receiving end ever so often as a result of Kyrgios’ antics. The rivalry reached its peak at Wimbledon last year when Kyrgios admitted he was aiming for Nadal on purpose.
After the incident, several media members believed Kyrgios would apologize for his actions. But knowing Kyrgios, one knew that was definitely not going to happen.
Kyrgios said, “Why would I apologize. I won the point.” If tensions were not evident then, Kyrgios made it reach its peak when he said, “I was going for him. I wanted to hit him square in the chest.”
What Caused Kyrgios to Change his Bad Boy Image
So what has changed since then? Kyrgios is no longer the bad boy. Recent catastrophic incidents have provided him a different perspective to life. Kyrgios said, “Why am I really getting mad on the tennis court with everything going on.”
Kyrgios Pleads Australians not to go Hungry
In a recent post on his personal Instagram handle, Kyrgios pleaded his fellow Australians to reach out if they were hungry. Kyrgios told them not to go to “sleep with an empty stomach.”
This post won the hearts of several people as within a day the post has received over 90,000 likes from fans around the world.
Kyrgios Leads Australian Bushfire Campaign
Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, Australia was hit badly by the bushfires. The bushfire led to the deaths of 34 and the burning of approximately 19,000,000 hectares of land. In this time of crisis, Kyrgios raised over $90,000 in donations.
Prior to the Australian Open this year, Kyrgios said that he would raise Aus$200 (US$125) for every ace he hit across his tennis at home. Post the tennis in Australia Kyrgios happily said in a tweet that he was happy to raise over $90,000 for people.
Such incidents prove that a crisis does provide a new perspective to individuals helping them change for the better.
Kyrgios seems to be a new person altogether post the Australian bushfire crisis at home and the coronavirus pandemic around the world. His genuine concerns to help has helped him receive praise from fans around the world.