Grand slam tennis champion who has won an astounding 12 French Open titles. He won Wimbledon in 2008 and 2010, the Australian Open in 2009 and the US Open in 2010, 2013 and 2017.
He played many sports in high school, but had to quit football when homework, football, and tennis conflicted.
The Spanish tennis federation asked his family to let him move to Barcelona to complete his tennis training when he was 14, but they refused, saying he could be a good athlete from home.
Novak Djokovic replaced him as the world's #1 tennis player in 2011.