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Who will benefit most from winning gold, Roger Federer or Michael Phelps? Evan Morgenstein offers his take.
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Hi -- -- here welcoming you to the summer games technology and business report. Brought to you by Scott tree we're joined by sports business correspondent and agency many Olympic stars. Evan -- instinct and today two of the greatest athletes ever are competing in London Roger batter Michael Phelps -- -- it when it gold medal here. It mean more to him. Chris that Michael Phelps has a possible goal than Roger Federer has a bag full majors. I think -- -- -- won a gold medal it would probably would be more Michael Phelps from a financial perspective. When your Olympic athletes competed only every four years it's so important that you continue to maintain your relevancy someone like Roger Federer who competes almost on a monthly basis. He's doing this I think at some level for legacy. He doesn't need the -- got more money than god but I think what's important for someone like Roger is to put himself out there in a position that all the people that are competing with them. Can't reach his goals so why is like if he's so much more important to use them like that. I think. Some like Roger Federer wakes up every day and goes to a major somewhere in the world and knows that any of the young guns than he's gonna play against and have lost to recently. Could a puts more majors than he's ever won so I think he knows that and want to keep moving the bar farther and farther along so when historic career friends. Nobody is gonna touch his accomplishments. I -- and here's the big question who is the next Michael Phelps. And is there going to you know there will never be another Michael Phelps no matter what unconditionally. Michael Phelps is the greatest Olympic athlete of all time far -- Having said that there are other people that are looking at the Phillips legacy and saying can I get there and I beat him or Ryan unlocked the maybe embassy frank. My money I'm on Gabby Douglas when you are potentially the first African American all around gymnastics champion United States. That -- with all the opportunity. To lead the charge for other young African American girls to be somebody important special and believe they too can be like yeah you know. All right will CN -- thirteen and this summer games technology business report brought to you by Scott trade. You're known for online banking investing entry.