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Rafael Nadal's brutal criticism of Real Madrid in the final of the ATP 500 in Barcelona

The Spanish is a fan of Merengue and left a curious image in the tennis tournament. 

Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal

The Spanish Rafael Nadal was crowned last Sunday in the ATP 500 in Barcelona, known as Conde de Godó, and recovered the position of number 2 in the world behind the Serbian Novak Djokovic, ousting the Russian Daniil Medvedev. The tennis player was able to celebrate in brick dust, his favorite surface, and a video released this Monday exposed the tranquility with which he lives these types of encounters thanks to his experience.

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Is that a clip less than a minute long exposed a talk he had with the chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani during a break: "Hala Madrid... not this year," joked the umpire before greeting the Spanish, a fervent follower of the white cast. "A disaster, a disaster", Nadal replied, relaxed.

It is that this year La Liga seems complicated for Real Madrid that continues to leave points on the road and is second in the table, along with Barcelona and behind Atlético de Madrid. "0-0? Did we lose two points again?”, asked the surprised referee about the match that Zinedine Zidane's team had drawn against Real Betis on Saturday. "La Liga is over", said the tennis player then, who insisted: "Only Champions", in reference to the other great tournament that his team can still win for being in the semifinals.

What Nadal still didn't know was that that same afternoon Atlético Madrid, leader of the competition, was going to lose to Athletic Bilbao and therefore Real Madrid ended up closing the gap thanks to the draw against Betis and was only two points behind. the top of the table in the absence of six dates to go, in the same vein as Barcelona.

The dialogue of the current number 2 of the ATP ranking went viral on the networks and also demonstrated the temperance with which Rafa lives the preview of the finals. On the court, he defeated Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-7 (6) and 7-6 to win his 12th title in the Barcelona tournament and add his 87th title. In addition, he extended his record of titles in clay, leaving it at 61, for the 49 of Argentine Guillermo Vilas.

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