Bringing up the egg is similar to Rafa fans bringing up Roger's tears or Nole fans bringing up Fed's finger wagging. A way to annoy the other fanbases.
Yes, and they are jealous. Michael Phelps the swimming genius used the egg for one full year before the Olympics all with the knowledge of the USA swim federatioin. He had one IN HIS HOUSE and slept in it daily.
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