Rafal Nadal speaks after Djokovic's visa canceled for "Australia Open": He made his decision, but there are consequences
Renowned Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has spoken out after his lifelong rival Novak Djokovic was stripped of his visa to trespass on Australian territory - losing the opportunity to take part in the Australia Open - saying he was very sorry for him, but whether he would had wished he could play without a problem.
"He made his decisions, and everyone is free to make their own decisions, but then there are some consequences. I certainly do not like the situation that is happening. In a way I feel sorry for him. "But at the same time, he knew the conditions many months ago, so he makes his decision."
Nadal has also called for people to be vaccinated, as he points out that he has received two doses of the anti-covid vaccine so far.
"The only thing I can say is that I believe what people who know about medicine say, and if people say we should be vaccinated, we should get the vaccine. This is my point of view
. I went through Covid. I have been vaccinated twice. If you do, you have no problem playing here. That's the only thing, "said Nadal