The 68-year-old husband of two recently revealed he has had to start selling his trophies just to survive
– Gul has been playing tennis for the last 50 years won three International Tennis Federation cups
Pakistani former tennis star, Gul Hamid, is making headlines after he revealed that he is has resluted to selling his ‘honour’ to survive. 68-year-old Hamid has been playing tennis for the last 50 years won three International Tennis Federation cups. He has however had to trade the trophies for money to pay bills.
According to Geo TV, Gul who is married to two wives who live in different cities with their children, has been struggling to carter for his large family. Although he lives with his second wife in a remote village near Wah Cantonment, a city in Pakistan, his first wife and children live in Karachi.
Speaking to Geo TV, Hamid revealed that his resolve to sell his trophies was due to the pressure he faced in surviving as a living human being. He said: “I took my cups to sell to Arif Sahib, at Pakistan Sports Board, as I had no choice. I prefer death over insults at the hands of a landlord who knocks at my door asking for rent, which I have been managing through thick and thin until now.”