Internet is in awe after Rafael Nadal kissed a girl after accidentally hitting a ball on her head during a match at the Australia Open on Thursday.
The Tennis superstar was returning a serve by Argentina's Federico Delbonis when the ball hit on the head of the girl who was standing next to the umpire. The audience audibly gasped when the mishap took place. However, the girl gave him a thumbs-up to convey that she was fine. But what followed next will melt your heart.
Nadal went to her to make sure she was OK. He then lifted the girl's hat and kissed her on the cheek. The video of the moment has surfaced on the internet and is going viral.
Tennis champion Rafael Nadal accidentally hit the ball on the head of a girl while playing the match at Australia Open.
The ace player was returning a service by Argentina’s Federico Delbonis and fortuitously his ball hit on the head of the girl who was standing next to the Umpire. After seeing the incident audience in the court audibly gasped. However, girl gave him thumbs-up to say that she is fine. But, embarrassed Rafael come to check her himself.
If you want to see what he did then watch the video given below:
Надаль случайно попал в девочку, которая подавала мячи. А потом подошел, проверил, все ли с ней в порядке, и поцеловал 😮💋 pic.twitter.com/50WSvNznBN— Eurosport.ru (@Eurosport_RU) January 23, 2020
Nadal approached the girl to make sure she was ok or not. He lifted her cap and kissed her on the cheek. His warm gesture left netizens go crazy and everyone hailed him.
Check out reactions:
slobbery 🤮— Margo Chernyshova (@Morgorin) January 23, 2020
Brave girl. Great gesture by Nadal #AusOpen— Blueisthecolor (@CFC_Avinash) January 23, 2020
Humble champion for a reason @RafaelNadal— ajmal sami (@ajmalsami) January 23, 2020
Cool apology Rafa— Louise (@Louise92738944) January 23, 2020
She'll never forget it!— Sarah 🌒 (@upnorthbliss) January 23, 2020
he is so sweet! 👏🏻👏🏻 that’s how you do it— Dorli (@Dorli_Wi) January 23, 2020
Even, Rafael also took to Twitter and described the moment as one of the scariest moment he has faced on the tennis court.
“I was so scared for her. The ball was straight on the head. I am happy that you are good. You are very brave,” he said while speaking about the moment after the match.
😘 She was very brave! https://t.co/4RS8Xz80Xb— Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) January 23, 2020
What's your take on Rafael Nadal's heartwarming gesture?