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King says he’s one among Spain’s “greatest ambassadors”

On Tuesday, King Felipe thanked Rafael Nadal for the hassle and excellence which have made him one among Spain’s “greatest ambassadors”.

This was at an awards ceremony on the College of Alcalá de Henares – the ‘Galardón Camino Actual‘ to honour Spaniards who, “in an excellent and exemplary method, have projected and enhanced the constructive picture of Spain in the US“.

Nadal issued an assurance that the honour doesn’t mark the finish of his profession. “I intend to proceed competing.” King Felipe mentioned that the award signifies that Rafa Nadal is “a brand new hyperlink in a superb chain of Spaniards who, resulting from their admirable and excellent work, contribute to selling and disseminating one of the best picture of Spain within the nations of north America”.

By way of their efforts, Nadal and former winners of this award transmit the “most genuine and constructive” values. The King highlighted Nadal’s “impeccable perspective, not solely within the sports activities area”. The style during which Nadal “dazzles numerous followers has led him to be top-of-the-line ambassadors that our nation can have, and for that I want to thank him”.

José Ignacio Goirigolzarri, president of Caixabank and of the advisory board of the college’s Franklin Institute, mentioned that there had been unanimous settlement to offer the award to Nadal, as a result of “he embodies the best qualities of athletes – sacrifice, effort, honest play, humility in victory and greatness within the face of adversity”. “He’s a necessary reference for younger folks resulting from his honesty, means to beat, and respect for his rivals.”

Earlier winners of the award have included the basketball participant Pau Gasol and the actor Antonio Banderas.



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