Nico Rosberg forgets to wear socks at Wimbledon

By  Agencies | London | Posted  15-Jul-2017

Ex-F1 champ Nico Rosberg (left) at Wimbledon yesterday
Ex-F1 champ Nico Rosberg (left) at Wimbledon yesterday

Former F1 champ Nico Rosberg almost fell foul of Wimbledon's strict dress code by forgetting to wear socks.

The German said he would have to go shopping after being told his bare feet and shoe combination meant he would be refused entry to the Royal Box. But he resolved the faux pas and was later spotted watching the action on Centre Court along with a host of famous faces.

The mishap was pointed out to Rosberg during an interview with Wimbledon's in-house radio station, as he spoke of the "big honour" of sitting in the Royal Box.

Rosberg said: "No way, I made such an effort to be dressed adequately. I cannot believe that. I messed it up. So I have to go shopping now."

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