Bangladeshi kid meets tennis star Rafael Nadal
Azaan Azim, an 11-year-old tennis player from Bangladesh, was selected for the Nadal Academy to train and had an exclusive meeting with world famous tennis star Rafael Nadal.
“Following our conscious efforts and reviewing the video of my fitness to play tennis and training, the Rafa Nadal Academy sent me a confirmation email and my dream journey began. The Academy Nadal is located in Spain, a spectacular island in the Mediterranean Sea. My parents and I started our journey to Rafa Academy in July 2022,” Azaan said in a statement on Sunday, November 6.
After a visit to the academy, his skills as a tennis player were tested.
“In the meantime, I had the opportunity to meet Nadal and talk to him. When Nadal learned that I had come from Bangladesh to his academy for tennis training, he was very happy and offered me a cap autographed by him to motivate me. Meeting Rafael Nadal was a memorable moment in my life.”
After successfully completing the 14-day training, Azaan received a certificate signed by Nadal and a patch.
Currently, he is training under the National Coach of the Bangladesh Tennis Federation.
“My parents have a dream for me to become a great tennis player in the future and bring glory to the country by representing Bangladesh in the international arena. That’s why I am preparing to participate in various training and competitions in the country and abroad. ‘stranger,’ its statement said. Lily.