Rafael Nadal Going to South Africa to Cheer on Spain at World Cup
Rafael Nadal loves his tennis and he loves his football. The world No. 1 voiced his interest in Spain’s World Cup efforts on several occasions during his Wimbledon title triumph, and he even ignited some speculation that he would make the long journey from Spain to South Africa to root his team on if they were to reach the finals.
Yesterday, Spain beat Germany 1-0 to secure a spot in their first-ever World Cup final where on Sunday they meet the side from Holland.
So is Rafa going?
According to his website, he is.
Just a week removed from his second Wimbledon title, Nadal will be in the crowd Sunday to cheer on his team and many of his friends as they bid for a first World Cup title. “Rafa Nadal will announce today that he will be in South Africa next Sunday supporting the Spanish team,” reads a note on his website.
Spain has had quite a successful year already in sports with Pau Gasol winning the NBA title, Nadal’s recent success and now their football team is in the World Cup final.
Due to his knees, Nadal has already withdrawn from Spain’s visit to France this weekend in Davis Cup quarterfinal play.
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