Image via Schweizer Fernsehen via post.at
Yes, the Austrian post office will be issuing 400,000 Roger Federer stamps in February of 2010. The stamp features a photo of Roger at the French Open. The image was chosen by Federer and his family. Roger says he feels “extremely honored” by the gesture. (Schweizer Fernsehen)
“Why Austria?” you ask. I really don’t know. Maybe it’s an indirect way of honoring Federer’s pre-French Open practice partner, the Austrian Stefan Koubek? Or maybe the Austrian Post Office is just run by a bunch of Fedophiles.
Switzerland issued their own Roger Federer stamp in 2007. Roger was the first Swiss personality to be paid this honor during his lifetime. (via Swiss Info)