Rafael Nadal gives his opinion about the disaster in America

The Spaniard Rafael Nadal had very good records in the US Open, and He loves the city of New York.

This year He will have to defend his title but nothing is clear about when the tournament will take place.

But because of what happened to George Floyd and the troubles that happened on the streets things went too far.

After launching the Black Lives Matter (BLM)movement which is an international human rights movement,

originating in the African-American  community, that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people.

All people went out to streets showing their disagree with the incident that happened to George Floyd.

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For that, Rafael Nadal gave his opinion about what happened in the United States and the possibility to play Tennis there.

“Honestly if you asked me today if I want to travel today to New York to play a tennis tournament, I will say: no, I will not,”

“All the normal people and all the people who want a peaceful and good world, we are against racism, poverty,

“all the terrible stuff which is happening in this world more often than we would like,”

“When you see all these disasters on the streets, these terrible things, my feeling is ‘that is not the way to protest’. That’s not a good example.”

“The situation is critical but I really believe strongly in people and I really believe that we will be able to fix the problems.

“Everything takes time. All the improvements in our story, the human story, have taken time but we are getting there in all ways.”

“To be for everybody the same, for everybody to have the same opportunities, the same rights in terms of being protected,” Nadal said.

check, Rafael Nadal – Roland Garros 2020 Outfit

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Moreover, Rafael Nadal talked about his mind during the COVID-19 lockdown and his Tennis practice.

“My mind was not able to think about tennis, I was thinking about the health of the people and the worldwide pandemic we’re suffering.”

“Yeah, I have not got a tennis court at my home I live in an apartment, so I have only been able to play tennis for the last two weeks.”

“I am taking things step by step and the main thing is to avoid injuries.”

“I think the longer stops are tougher on the body for the older boys than the younger ones. But at the same time,

“we have experience and I know how best to prepare.

“But long-term, I hope to go back on tour and play for another couple of years hopefully and keep doing what I like the most

“playing tennis in front of the crowds that I hope can come back.”

Nadal expressed his dismay at the “terrible things” happening in America at the moment and insisted

he would not be traveling to the US Open in the current climate.

“Honestly if you asked me today if I want to travel today to New York to play a tennis tournament, I will say: no, I will not,”