Since the Coronavirus pandemic began, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has been giving a helping hand to people in need. And Spaniard equalled Roger Federer’s Grand Slam record when he won his 13th title at the French Open. For these reasons, several authorities shower awards on the 20-time Grand Slam champion for a long time. In a row, Rafa has now brought one more award trophy to his museum.
Recognising his outstanding on and off the court contributions, ElDesmarque honoured Rafael Nadal this year with an award-‘2020 DEX Sports Legend.’
World No.2, subsequently, gave an award acceptance speech from his museum, “I have been trying my whole life to transmit positive values. They have tried to educate me so that it is so and I hope they are values that help some young people to grow appropriately.” (Quotes translated into English Google translator)
Rafael Nadal Dedicates DEX Sports Legend Award To The Coronavirus Victims
Rafael Nadal established a foundation along with his family members for nearly a decade ago. It has been implementing several projects for hundreds of children development, especially in Spain and India.
Speaking about his charity work, Spaniard said, “We try to instil the appropriate values for the personal and professional development of children who have an uncertain future.”
“And also since the opening of the academy is what we also try apart from helping children to develop their maximum talent in tennis so that when they leave the academy, they leave with an adequate preparation and education for the future,” he added
Around the world, many people have lost their jobs due to ongoing pandemic. For this reason, they are struggling to make ends meet.
“I want to dedicate the award to all the people who have directly suffered the impact of the virus, who have lost someone important and also to all these people who are suffering it every day both at the health and economic level,” Nadal concluded.