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Tiger Woods meets Lionel Messi

Alex Myers discusses Tiger meeting Messi, and the two photos that have golf fans excited about Woods' recovery from a fourth back surgery.

Released on 8/8/2017

Transcript

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So Tiger Woods has been spotted
00:01
in public a lot more lately,
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and it looks like that back is healing nicely
00:05
following a fourth surgery on it in April.
00:08
Woods recently took his kids and their friends
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to see an FC Barcelona game in Miami
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and after, they met Lionel Messi.
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Oh, and some other guy named Luis Suarez.
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In case you can't tell, I'm not a big soccer guy,
00:22
but I know this meeting was a big deal.
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Tiger and Messi are arguably the two greatest
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to ever do it in their respective sports
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and historic encounters like this are extremely rare.
00:33
It'd be like Babe Ruth had lived long enough
00:35
to see Michael Jordan play, only Babe would probably
00:38
have a few mustard stains on his Bulls jersey.
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But as cool as Tiger and Messi's meeting was,
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as a golf fan, I was a lot more excited about
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a couple other photos of Woods taken in the Bahamas.
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There was this one of Tiger in the gym.
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Notice the sweat dripping off of Woods' forehead.
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Oh yeah, get after it, T-Dog.
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And then there was this one of a shirtless Woods
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looking like that work in the gym is paying off.
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Free diving for lobster?
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Yep, that back must be feeling pretty good.
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We're still not sure when we'll see Tiger return to golf,
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but in the mean time, it was great to see Woods
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wearing red and black while holding up a trophy again.
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(upbeat music)
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