Rafael Nadal has time and again mesmerized us with his tennis skills. However, he is no mug with a football.

We have seen several videos popping up on social media every now and then where the tennis legend showcases his stunning football skills.

Rafael Nadal takes some time off to play football (Tennis World USA – Twitter)

Rafael Nadal has been a football fan since childhood. He grew up watching his uncle Miguel Angel, playing more than 200 matches for Barcelona and winning five La Liga titles as well as the European Cup in 1992. However, the southpaw became an ardent fan of Real Madrid because his father was a fan of Los Blancos.

You can easily understand Nadal’s attachment to football. He also said once that he was more nervous ahead of football matches involving Real Madrid than his tennis matches.

Recently, a video blazed the Internet as Rafael Nadal was seen juggling a tennis ball sporting a jersey of Spanish club RCD Mallorca. Now, a video of a young Nadal on Twitter has taken his fans by storm as he can be seen whizzing past defenders whilst employing his impressive skills.

Throwback: When Rafael Nadal requested a change in his match timing so that he could watch Real Madrid’s match

It is a well-known fact that Rafael Nadal loves Real Madrid. He has been following the team since his childhood and has seen the ups and downs of the 35-time La Liga winners.

A young Rafael Nadal gets a Real Madrid jersey signed by the legendary David Beckham (Twitter)

The Spanish legend took part in the Madrid Open earlier this year. He requested Madrid Open director Feliciano Lopez to schedule his round of 32 match early on Wednesday.

Nadal wanted to attend the second leg of the Manchester City versus Real Madrid semifinal match at the Santiago Bernabeu that was scheduled to take place on the same night.

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