It’s not entirely clear if he was trying to burn himself or merely torch the court. The group End UK Private Jets suggested in a tweet that the man set his arm on fire intentionally.
A man has set his arm on fire after invading the court at the Laver Cup on Roger Federer’s last day as a professional tennis player. pic.twitter.com/g0LcBU8PeJ— Sam Street (@samstreetwrites) September 23, 2022
Climate change extremists have set themselves on fire in political statements before. A 50-year-old man died after immolating himself in front of the Supreme Court in April, PBS reported. The Laver Cup is organized by tennis legend Roger Federer. Federer has announced that this year’s tournament will be his final professional competition. Drawing attention to elite hypocrisy over private jets is more than legitimate, but interrupting the farewell of one of the greatest tennis players of all time isn’t the right way to do it, even if he wasn’t playing at the time. Federer is teaming up in a doubles match with his longtime rival Rafael Nadal in the final match of his storied career, according to CNN. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
BREAKING NEWS Kai, 20, set their arm on fire at #LaverCup The liveable climate of our planet is collapsing. No one is taking it seriously. Is humanity not worth saving? Let’s get into resistance against this death machine.#EndUKPrivateJets pic.twitter.com/n81bXJtHsw— End UK Private Jets (@EndUKPrivateJet) September 23, 2022