World No.2 Rafael Nadal, who claimed his 19th Grand Slam title at the US Open 2019 on Sunday revealed in an interview that he is not a fan of cheese. The Spaniard also explained that he has to eat healthy in order to be the best he can be.
According to reports, the 33-year-old does not like to eat fish or meat. Talking about his diet, Rafael Nadal said, “I don’t eat cheese. I never eat cheese in all my life. I don’t like (smiling).”
However, the Mallorcan, who is also an off-season fisherman suggested that he does not have anything against meat and doesn’t mind eating it but he really enjoys to eat fish.
He explained, “The meat, I eat meat when I want to eat meat. I have nothing against the meat. I prefer fish. That’s all. No, but I don’t have big problems with diet. I eat what I want to eat. And of course, the diet is important for life and to stay healthy.”
He further continued, “But for me personally, I try to do — I think I improved during all these years in this thing, but let’s say is not the part of my work that I’m more professional.”
The 19-time Grand Slam champion revealed that he has a normal diet as he just tries to eat more or less healthy. “I have a very normal diet. No, nothing really special. Just trying to eat more or less healthy, especially when I am on the tour. But when I am on holidays, when I am at home, I really eat what normal,” the world No.2 added.