The King of Clay, Rafael Nadal, has trained to become a tennis player ever since he was four years old. His meteoric rise began when he was nineteen in 2005. Ever since then, his fan following has blown up. Naturally, many young followers of tennis would jump at the chance to meet their idol. But one exchange of Rafa with an ‘obsessed’ fan left fans holding their stomach. The 92 ATP title holder has probably had his fair share of funny interactions with fans. However, probably nothing compared to this one incident.
People react to hilarious Rafael Nadal fan meet.
Blair Henley, tennis writer, recently tweeted about how tennis player Fernando Verdasco’s son is obsessed with Rafael Nadal. She wrote that Verdasco’s son is obsessed with tennis and constantly asks about when he can see ‘his friend Rafa’.
Fans of the former world number 1 cannot help but laugh at the situation.
One fan found the exchange very cute.
Another fan found the situation adorable.
One fan shared a picture of a moment that paints a different picture of Nadal.