Rafa receives the Grand Vermeil Medal

On May 21st, Rafa received the Grand Vermeil Medal of Paris, the highest distinction awarded by the French capital. The award was presented to him by Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, in the city hall.

Rafa expressed his gratitude:

Some press about the ceremony:

Eurosport report:

(Posted by Rafael Nadal King of Tennis)


Another video that includes footage from the event:


Some images from Getty:

Some photos from the FFT and PatrickKovarik/AFP:

And lastly, reports from social media:

1 Response

  1. kemannin says:

    God, he is so beautiful. That is all.