‘It Is A Sad Day’- Rafael Nadal Reacts To Roger Federer’s Retirement
Nothing prepared the sports world or even rival and best friend Rafael Nadal for a statement shared by tennis legend Roger Federer announcing his retirement earlier today, Thursday, September 15, 2022, on his social media platform.
Nadal shared a heartwarming message on his social media platform earlier today, Thursday, September 15, 2022, wishing Federer all the best in the future following his retirement.
The Nadal and Federer rivalry and friendship have left many in the sports world jealous as both men have openly supported one another.
Federer is a figure that would be missed in tennis, and Nadal acknowledged this in his post on social media that read:
Dear Roger,my friend and rival. I wish this day would have never come. It’s a sad day for me personally and for sports around the world. It’s been a pleasure but also an honour and privilege to share all these years with you, living so many amazing moments on and off the court.
We will have many more moments to share together in the future, there are still lots of things to do together, we know that. For now, I truly wish you all the happiness with your wife, Mirka, your kids, your family and enjoy what’s ahead of you. I’ll see you in London