Rafael Nadal honoured with statue at Roland Garros

French Open officials unveiled the statue of Rafael Nadal on Thursday ahead of the start of the clay-court grand slam on Sunday.

Our champ attended the unveiling on Thursday alongside French Tennis Federation President Gilles Moretton, Tournament Director Guy Forget and the sculptor Jordi Diez Fernandez. The statue is made of steel and stands three metres tall, nearly five metres wide and two metres deep.

How do you like it? Are you one of those people who think it is too soon for a statue of Rafa at Roland Garros?

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  1. I’m such a HUGE fan! Not just of the athlete, but the person he is. 13 RG titles! He deserves the statue and why not now? He already is the best in Paris. By far! Wait for…when? This is as good a time as any.

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