Nadal compares Federer to Barça
• The Balearic praises Whites' season Considering that, a stellar Barcelona distorts the role of the Merengues
The world number one has compared the superiority of Barcelona elated with that once showed by Roger Federer and that he suffered for several years until taking the top position in the ATP ranking.
"I also know what it is to compete with the best ever. For four years I was doing scores that would have allowed me to be number one in most periods of the history of this sport, however, I was the number two" said the Spaniard.
Nadal then recalled that he "could not but applaud the opponent, that this case was Federer" and "work more to try to reach or even surpass their level."
The player, known follower of Real Madrid, believes that something similar is happening to Real Madrid with the team led by Pep Guardiola.
"The numbers we're doing the club are almost unparalleled, and this distorts the reality of Real Madrid, who is doing a great season with a very young team and has an important future project of hope. What happens is that front has the best team ever, "he insisted.
The Mallorcan tennis player knows what it takes to play at a high level for so long, why has heaped praise on the Catalan side.
"It's very hard it is getting the club. Maintaining this level of concentration and motivation during many games is very complicated and has so much value," remarked Rafael Nadal, who congratulated the Barca players, "for all that are doing and also by the values they convey, then I guess all of them is the result of a long work "has ruled.