Der Mann ist extrem beliebt. Martin Kaymer kann sich laut Steve Elling von CBS vor Essenverabredungen kaum retten. “A lot of celebrities, they’re sending me emails and want to meet me,” he said, flattered by the attention. “Soccer players from Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, those big soccer clubs, big, national players. Those are my role models, and then they call me and want to have dinner with me, want to know more about that sport and how I feel about certain things in my sport?”, wird der Mettmanner zitiert.
Steve Elling schreibt dazu: “Kaymer has become the biggest sporting rock star from Germany since, since … OK, we’re drawing a total blank on memorable Deutschrock artists.”