the fortune that the two stars add up

From David Ferrer, the captain of the Spanish tennis team, we learned great news this Wednesday: Rafael Nadal (38) y Carlos Alcaraz (21) will be a couple at the Paris Olympic Games, which are held from July 26 to August 11, coinciding with the centenary of the 1924 games, which were also held in the neighboring country.

“One couple is Nadal and Alcaraz and the second couple is yet to be decided”, Ferrer explained at an official event held at the Royal Tennis Club of Barcelona, ​​headquarters of the Count of Godó. Ferrer dreams of winning an Olympic medal “as captain”, since he did not achieve this goal as a tennis player.

To do this, the one from Jávea has formed the best possible Spanish duo, composed of the best Spanish athlete in history and the young promise (no longer so promising) of tennis, who this weekend won his third Grand Slam (his first Roland Garros) at 21 years old. The last time they faced each other on the playing fields was in the friendly match that Netflix organized on March 3 and which ended with the victory of the Murcian 3-6, 6-4 and 14-12 in the super tie. break.

What fortune do Nadal and Alcaraz amass?

As for Nadal, who has retirement just around the corner after falling in the first round at Roland Garros and will possibly face his last sporting event in Paris, He has an estimated fortune of 297 million euros, according to Forbes. In recent years, furthermore, he has not only been focused on tennis. He has as a partner the businessman Abel Matutes Prats, with whom he has contributed to the Mabel Capital real estate fund. The two are co-owners of the Tatel restaurant chain and have also invested in the production of series for television platforms. On the other hand, Rafa remains fully dedicated to his tennis academy in Manacor, where many children dream of one day being like him, and also to the Rafa Nadal Foundation. He is led by his wife, Xisca Perelló, as director, with whom in 2019 he brought little Rafa into the world. Nadal also has sponsorships with Nike, Amstel, Telefónica, Kia Motors, Santander Bank, Babolat and Richard Mille, firms with which he makes a good profit.

For his part, Alcaraz has won 31 million dollars in prizes to date, which translates into about 29 million euros. With the Roland Garros that he won this weekend, he is the first tennis player in history to win on all three surfaces where Grand Slam tournaments are held, hard court, clay and grass. To the amounts won in tournaments, we must add the juicy amounts that he pocketed from his sponsorships with brands such as Rolex, Isdin, Calvin Klein, BMW or Louis Vuitton. Furthermore, he has been linked to Nike since he was 16 years old and has a contract that could currently be around 15 million euros per season. Furthermore, last year, the tennis player registered the entity Garfia Properties SL, an investment firm with which he entered fully into the real estate sector. Young Carlitos is investing part of his fortune in the construction of a large family home in Murcia, the land that he always carries in his heart.