Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 穆雷溫網奪冠

更新時間 2013年 7月 12日, 星期五 - 格林尼治標準時間13:18

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Andy Murray

Andy Murray kisses the Wimbledon trophy

安迪·穆雷擊敗溫網一號種子選手德約科維奇奪得英國77年來首次溫網男單冠軍,從而改寫了歷史。穆迪的這一勝利有可能使他成為世界收入最高的運動員之一。以下是BBC記者 Andrew Verity 的報道:

Andy Murray will collect £1.6m in prize money for (Sunday's) victory, but that's a modest sum compared with the amount he could earn now his status as a national sporting hero has been sealed. According to his manager, Simon Fuller, Murray's victory is no less a triumph than winning the top prize in football. And he's now admired not just as a sportsman but as a personality

Andy Murray's manager, Simon Fuller:

The public has warmed to Andy. As each year passes they understand him and they warm to him, and I think people got a little insight as to how big a heart he has and how sort of passionate he is about sport and what a truly great guy, and I think that, combined with winning on court, makes for a true superstar.

Murray's already earning £15m over five years from sportswear sponsorship and he was reckoned to be worth a total of £32m even before (Sunday's) victory. If he now exploits brand Murray to the full, marketing experts believe, he could earn £15m a year, making him one of the highest earning sportsmen in the world.

Quiz 聽力測驗

1. True or false? Andy Murray's manager thinks his success is not as important as winning the top prize in football.

False (Simon Fuller says Murray's victory is no less a triumph than winning the top prize in football.)

2. Following his win at Wimbledon, what do people now think his status in Britain is?

National sporting hero.

3. How much does Andy Murray already earn from sportswear sponsorship?

15 million pounds over five years.

4. Who thinks Andy Murray could become one of the highest earning sportsmen in the world?

Marketing experts.

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