Roger Federer swaps his racket for shin pads and football boots

He's normally not seen without a racket in his hands, but today tennis star Roger Federer temporarily changed sports to model the Brazilian football team's kit.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion tries on a Brazil kit for size. Credit: Roger Federer's Facebook page

The pictures, posted on the Swiss star's official Facebook page, are to publicise his involvement in the Gillette Federer Tour in Brazil later this year.

"If I was a football player, what would my nickname be?" Federer asked his Facebook followers. Credit: Roger Federer's Facebook page