MDP Live - The figure of Valentino Rossi continues to be in the spotlight, even though he has officially retired from MotoGP at the end of the 2021 season. This is because Rossi has indeed become an important icon for MotoGP.
It is undeniable that the popularity of Valentino Rossi has made MotoGP more global. Finding this fact, Rossi also revealed his feelings. He said he was proud of his achievement.
As is known, the action of The Doctor – Rossi's nickname – on the track has always been eagerly awaited by the loyal MotoGP audience for the last two decades. The reason, he managed to steal the attention by winning the world title in the premier class for five consecutive years from 2000 to 2005.
Since then, its popularity has steadily increased, attracting many viewers from all over the world from all walks of life. In fact, when you hear the name MotoGP, the name Rossi is definitely the first thing that comes to someone's mind.
So famous, someone who has never even watched a MotoGP race knows who Valentino Rossi is. Not to forget, the number 46 which is identical to him is very attached to the heads of people all over the earth.
In addition, the 42-year-old racer also has the most rabid fans in the racing world. Just imagine, of the dozens of series that are held by MotoGP every season, the bright yellow color which is his trademark always fills the stands of the audience in almost every race. Of course, there are many more services Rossi for MotoGP that can not be mentioned one by one.
Yes, The Doctor feels proud of his contribution. According to him, he has helped MotoGP develop throughout his 25-year career in the world of iron horse racing.
“I believe that I have helped improve this sport and that is something that makes me happy and proud because it has always been a great passion of mine. Seeing small children or 80-year-old grandmothers take part in the race is something valuable," said Rossi, quoted from Motosan, Thursday (6/1/2021).
Now, the star from Tavullia has hung up his helmet. However, his fame and achievements in the MotoGP world will certainly not be lost from the memories of his fans and also MotoGP lovers around the world.