In a ceremony fit for a knight, Rafael Nadal received the title of Adopted Son of Madrid. The event was held at the City Hall of Madrid and officiated by the mayor, Ana Botella.
The honor was bestowed on Rafa after a unanimous vote last year, recognizing his outstanding sporting career and close ties to the city of Madrid. Congratulations Rafa!
Photos: EFE/Guillén, Getty Images // Video: ATP World Tour
[…] Monday in Madrid, Rafael Nadal was awarded as honorary citizen of the city of Madrid at the Cibeles Palace. View more photos and video from the ceremony here. […]
i just love Rafa , never followed a Tennis Player before but he is way Awesome~~~~Vamooooooooooooos Rafa!