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Inspired by Masters win, it’s Tsunoda’s turn for Japan’s F1 milestone moment

Shortly after Hideki Matsuyama sank his final putt at Augusta National to become the first Japanese golfer to win the Masters Tournament, Yuki Tsunoda’s phone started buzzing. Swept up in ‘Matsu-mania’ created by the 29-year-old’s historic one-stroke victory, fans back in Tsunoda’s native Japan sent the AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver a clear message; now it’s your turn.  With Tokyo set to play host to this year’s Olympic Games - COVID permitting - 2021 was already shaping up to be a huge year for sport in Japan long before Matsuyama got his hands on Golf’s famous green jacket.  A fortnight earlier, Tsunoda had started out embarking on another milestone moment for the country...
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