Tennis legend Rafael Nadal has acknowledged his curiosity in changing into a future Actual Madrid president.
The 37-year-old hails from Mallorca, whereas his uncle Miguel Angel Nadal joined Barcelona through the Johan Cruyff ‘Dream Workforce’ period and performed for the membership all through a lot of the Nineties. He even idolised Ronaldo through the Brazilian’s Camp Nou days. However Nadal is an avid Madrid fan.
Florentino Perez has been Madrid president for 20 of the final 23 years over two spells in workplace.
His presidency was chargeable for the rise of the Galacticos when the membership signed Luis Figo, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo and David Beckham in successive, in addition to its resurrection from 2009 onwards with the arrivals of Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
Throughout Perez’s time in cost, Madrid have damaged the world switch report on 5 events and received the Champions League six occasions. The Bernabeu can also be within the last levels of a serious redevelopment venture, though his legacy has been considerably tainted by his main involvement in and being named inaugural chairman of the failed Tremendous League.
Perez was re-elected unopposed in the latest presidential poll in 2021. However he will likely be 78 and 82 when the following two elections are due in 2025 and 2029 respectively, resulting in rising hypothesis that he might start to consider stepping down and retiring.
It is going to depart a big void within the Actual Madrid panorama, however Nadal could be up for the problem.
“It isn’t one thing that’s on my thoughts proper now, I promise you that. Would I prefer to be? Sure, I believe so,” he informed Movistar+.
“Now at this level, it isn’t one thing I am serious about for numerous causes, now we have one of the best president potential, then you definitely by no means know in life what you may suppose now, and what you may suppose tomorrow.”
Nadal stays an energetic tennis skilled. He received each the Australian Open and French Open in 2022, taking his profession tally of Grand Slams to 22, which on the time made him the all-time chief – Novak Djokovic has since leapfrogged him with three wins in 2023 taking his tally to 24.
Accidents have hampered Nadal in 2023. In March, he fell out of the highest ten within the ATP world rankings for the primary time since April 2005 after an astonishing 912 consecutive weeks. Withdrawal from the French Open then noticed him slip outdoors of the highest 100 for the primary time since 2003, whereas his continued absence from Wimbledon after which the US Open leaves him at present ranked 237th.
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