The overwhelming victory of Rafa Nadal on Novak Djokovic with which the Balearic Islands won his 13th title of Roland Garros it touched the world of sport in general and tennis in particular. His uncle and former coach Toni Nadal was no exception and, despite not being very given to show his feelings in public, couldn’t hold back the tears after the final.
The current leader of the Rafa Nadal Academy was preparing to attend the press, at the same time that his nephew appeared on the screens of the area in which he was. When would i start to speak he started to get excited until he was unable to utter a word.
The champion’s uncle suffered like the most during the match and that accumulated tension surfaced after the victory and could not suppress it when he was going to offer his first impressions of the historic triumph.
“Excuse me, I can’t,” he claimed to say with tears on my face, before turning to the cameras totally excited.