RAFAEL NADAL baffled fans by claiming he has ‘never been a gym guy’ – despite his incredible physique.
The Spanish superstar, 35, has wowed his adoring supporters for years with his bulging biceps and phenomenal forehands.
Rafael Nadal revealed he does not do weights in the gym
But after booking his place in the Australian Open third round, he dropped the shock bombshell that he doesn’t even pump iron to keep himself shredded – just like Wolves muscle machine Adama Traore.
Jim Courier asked Nadal in the post-match on-court interview the secret to his fitness success.
And the world No5 said: “I play some golf,” cue widespread laughter from the Rod Laver Arena crowd.
He added: “Honestly, it is the truth that I have never been a gym guy.”
Courier quipped: “You’re lying!”
But in very relatable content, Nadal – who has been plagued by injuries throughout his career, continued: “I am not a big fan of the gym, I am more of a fan of playing sports.