Rafa Nadal could not hide his emotion after winning his 13th title of Roland Garros. The Balearic, who offered an exhibition to nullify Djokovic and winning the final in three sets, he added to his legend because, in addition, he equals the record of 20 ‘Grand Slam’ titles held by Roger Federer.

Nadal felt a whirlwind of emotions when he was proclaimed champion on the track again Philippe Chatrier from Paris. Beyond the result, he was very aware the difficult circumstances that are experienced around the world for the coronavirus pandemic.

The balearic it was agreed in his speech of the “sad situation” that keeps the whole world in suspense and wanted thank the efforts “of all the people who make this event possible.” In addition, he took the opportunity to send the message that “we are going through one of the most difficult moments. Good cheer and we will defeat the virus. “

That is why he was especially sensitive while listening to the Spanish hymn, climbed on the podium at Roland Garros as a living legend of the tournament. The last notes of the national anthem made her eyes glaze over and left him on the verge of tears, proof that he is human, no matter how much his hit list is another planet.