Can anyone lick Federer?

Tennis star Roger Federer features on a special stamp to be issued by the Austrian post office next year.

This content was published on September 28, 2009

It will show him winning the French Open tennis championship at Roland Garros. The picture was selected by the star and his family.

The post office plans to produce 400,000 of the stamps and to make an official presentation to Federer in Zurich in February.

It is not the first time Federer has been put on a stamp: Switzerland issued one in 2007 – the first Swiss personality to be paid this honour during his lifetime. and agencies

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