We have another HUGE supporter for Mariano - TONI NADAL!
Here's the article from latercera.cl:
Toni Nadal, coach and uncle of Spanish Rafael Nadal, critic with the sanction of eight years by imposed doping was shown today to Argentine Mariano Puerta and, above all, with the justification of the court of the ITF (International Confederacy of Tennis).
"It seems me incredible, a barbarity that recognize that did not have purpose and that did not have effects in its performance and that eight years they sanction him", affirmed indignant.
"It is a barbarity, an audacity of the rulers, that ask the cleaning in the sport and not in other environments. Why themselves do not they apply it to them same? There is a double moral", assured the Spanish coach that added: "Now all they are exposed to that throw them something in the beverage and they sanction them by life".
"It cannot be that by being taken a 'Frenadol' (medicine for the flu) someone can give positive", he added citing an example that what is worth "for the remainder of the humanity, does not be worth in the sport".
Toni Nadal showed its sadness by the case, although did not know if there was intention or not. "It is well that be severe with whom wanting to break the law and to do traps, but if they (the ITF) know that there is not spirit. ..".
Rafael Nadal has passed from 13 to 14 controls in which goes of the year. "The more you earn, more controls pass. It is incredible that the ones that win be drugged because they know that they are going to pass control. It is possible that Puerta was drugged knowing that played the end and that would pass a control?", was asked.
"Is incredible a sanction of this postage. Al small they cut him the life", said sad.
Toni Nadal spoke with Puerta in the tournament of Madrid, when "L' Equipe" already had revealed its doping. "I showed him my support, that believed in its honesty, that he was calm because was a very large stick", said. "With us always there has been good relation, carried himself very well in Paris, there was no problem".
But Puerta already is a recidivist and therefore when the French newspaper raised the matter, among the Spanish tennis players there was certain distrust, as assures Nadal.
"The suspicion is normal after the cases of Chela, Canes and Coria. Always there is something in the air, are boys that coach a lot and hardly", said on the Argentine tennis, that has lived in the last times seven cases of doping.
"The same Argentine tennis players know it and they say 'go what are going to think of us'", assured the coach of Rafael Nadal, that desired that "the appeal go well".