Glamorous Aston Villa star Alisha Lehmann receives incredible offer to switch sports | The Sun

ALISHA LEHMANN has been offered the opportunity to switch sports.

The Aston Villa star has been a regular in the WSL this season.


Lehmann, 24, is determined to keep growing the women's game.

But she wouldn't mind dabbling with tennis on the side.

The Swiss star picked up a racquet alongside national team-mate Geraldine Reuteler to give tennis a go.

She later posted snaps from her new experience to Instagram, captioning them: "Something different."

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Greek tennis player Petros Tsitsipas, younger brother of world No3 Stefanos Tsitsipas, cheekily commented: "Let's play mixed?"

Petros is a career-high No136 in the world in doubles, largely courtesy of wildcards received at tournaments while playing alongside his illustrious brother.

Alisha replied "let's go" followed by a laughing emoji.

The Villa star has 12 million Instagram followers, dwarfing the 34,000 boasted by Petros.

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Alisha recently gave tennis a goCredit: Instagram @alishalehmann7
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The 24-year-old had fun trying 'something different'Credit: Instagram @alishalehmann7
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Petros Tsitipas, left, has often played doubles with illustrious brother StefanosCredit: Getty

But she wants to be known more for her football.

Lehmann recently told The Times: "A lot of people only see the social side [of my life, via Instagram] and not actually how I play football.

"About this, I’m sometimes disappointed, because I work hard every day. I train every day and I want to be the best player I can be. 

"They don’t really know how I play. I’m always saying, ‘Watch a game please’ — and then they’re surprised."

On her following, she added to talkSPORT: “To be honest, I don’t really think about it.

“It’s not something where I wake up every day and think, oh my God, I have so many followers.

“It’s more that it’s really nice, the support and everything and it’s also a big opportunity.

“I would like to show the world that women can actually do it in football and you don’t need to just to be normal.

“You can also be a bit crazy, just be you, and use your personality to show the world who you are.”




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