Andy Murray channels his inner Ron Burgundy with hilarious San Diego makeover
British tennis star Andy Murray showed off his new Ron Burgundy look after posting on his Instagram after his elimination in the second round at the San Diego Open.
The former British and world number one started the tournament in style, beating American Denis Kudla in straight sets on Wednesday, but was then eliminated a round later after losing 7-5 6-4 to Norway’s Casper Ruud in the beginning. Friday morning hours.
Following the loss, Murray took to social media to show off his new facial hair inspired by Burgundy, a character played by Will Ferrell in the Anchorman film series.
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Ferrell starred as a news anchor in the film which was originally released in 2004, and takes place around the San Diego Local News Channel to which the three-time Emmy winner refers throughout the series. .
As a result, Murray paid homage to the infamous Ferrell character by basing his new look on the famous Burgundy mustache, as well as sharing a video of the California town while referencing a famous line from the comedy.
In the video, the Scotsman quotes: “San Diego. drink it, it always goes down smoothly. I love this city and it is a fact that it is the largest city in the history of mankind. Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means the vagina of a whale.
The line comes from a scene from the first film in the series where Ferrell finds himself sitting in a car alongside co-star Christina Applegate overlooking the nighttime view of the California city.
The three-time Grand Slam winner had previously adopted a rugged beard look with his facial hair during his recent disappointing performances at the Moselle Open in France and this week’s event in San Diego, but now appears to have it. traded in for a more daring look.
A number of fans, friends and family were quick to comment on Murray’s new appearance, including six-time Olympic gold medalist Chris Hoy who said: “It’s a strong look. .. “
The 34-year-old mother and former trainer Judy also weighed in on her son’s message by also sticking to the presenter theme as she commented on “stay chic,” another famous Burgundy line from the series.