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IN Sports ON 30 Sep, 2016
Rafael Nadal, the tennis superstar displayed his act of kindness by stopping the match in the middle when a lost little girl was crying for her mom. Her panicked mother was in the opposite side of the stadium looking for her little kid.
Rafael was playing a doubles match with Simon Solbas against Carlos Moya and John McEnroe. What he did was extraordinary and is hardly seen in professional sports. The mother looked so terrified searching for her daughter "Clara" that she was seen screaming her name in the TV footage. The players rushed towards the arena to help them.
Read what happened next.
Rafael was about to serve in the doubles match when he heard screams in the crowd. He saw a mother crying in pain for her lost little girl.
The mother along with the security guards and strangers were screaming "Clara" as she lost her little girl. This caught the attention of the famous tennis player.
As the match was stopped, everyone focused on reuniting mother and her daughter.
The tearful little girl was spotted a short distance away in the crowd, and the strangers consoled her and alerted the distressed mother.
For even the tennis players and the crowd, the lost child became the priority. After they saw each other, the mother and the daughter rushed towards each other crying.
The mother picked the little girl and hugged her tightly. The spectators also applauded and cheered at their reunion.
Rafael Nadal was seen smiling at the end instead of getting frustrated by the delay in the match. What a champ!
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