Nadal Named Best Sportsman In Spanish Polls
December 28, 2010 · Print This Article
Rafael Nadal has been chosen as the ‘Spanish Sportsman of the Decade’ by Marca.com readers and as ‘Best Spanish Athlete of the Year’ by elpais.es.
Nadal won both polls by an overwhelming majority, beating other Spanish sporting icons such as Pau Gasol and Fernando Alonso.
In the Marca.com survey, which involved more than 50,000 Internet users, Rafa received 20,000 more votes than Pau Gasol (with 7,000 votes), while Fernando Alonso, in third position, accumulated 6000. Soccer stars Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez were also in the list, ranked fourth and fifth respectively.
Courtesy of rafaelnadal.com