Rafael Nadal, World number Two has stepped up his pre-season training, as he was found to be practicing with several young and talented players like Felix Auger-Aliassime, Lorenzo Sonego at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Mallorca. While, the Spaniard is making the best use of his time away from tennis, he certainly is well-aware of how much the ‘season of joy,’ Christmas means to people from all over the world.
Amidst the subdued celebrations for Christmas this year, the Rafa Nadal Academy posted a video of the Spaniard wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. Rafael Nadal also recognized the misfortune this year brought with it because of the covid-19 pandemic. He gave out his condolences to families who have suffered losses during this year.
“Hello everyone, I would like to wish you a merry Christmas and all the best for 2021 from the academy, we say goodbye to a year that’s better to forget without any doubt, perhaps the most complicated year that we have ever lived at least that I have lived since I can remember,” said Rafael Nadal in the video.
Let’s hope things will get better little by little: Nadal
Rafael Nadal hoped that things would get better in 2021 and also stated that some of his projects have been stalled by the global pandemic. Nadal also pointed out to the fact that the Covid-19 vaccine had already started being administered in some parts of the world, hoping that it will reach several households in the near future.
“I want to send a lot of encouragement and my condolences to all the people who have lost a loved one and in the way that they have lost them. Let’s hope things will get better little by little,” Nadal said.
“This 2020 is a special year because we have been working with the foundation for 10 years now, many projects that we had in mind had to be postponed but let’s hope that in 2021 things will improve. That the vaccine can reach most households and that we can recover the life we all know,” the Spaniard added.