Rudy Fernandez Commented a week ago Rafa Nadal, during the es gala that at his age, 37 years, An athlete goes “day by day”, does not look ahead. Nadal, by the way, is only a year younger. He knows what his Mallorcan countryman is talking about. For this reason, when Susanna Guasch asked Rudi, after the delivery of her AS Sports award, whether her goal was to reach Paris in 2024 to play her sixth Games, the national team captain quickly cut the time short: “For now, next year I’ll see myself at the World Cup, then we’ll see…”, In his 20th professional season, and 12th at Real Madrid, Rudy has tasted basketball because of his immense ability to reinvent. It has long lost the explosiveness of its origin, The one that inspired him to dunk in the face of Dwight Howard in the Olympic finals or compete in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. We hardly see him sneaking into the basket anymore, But he retains an excellent outside shot and has become one of the great defenders in Europe.
Furthermore, the final course added a quality to his collection of talents: group leadership. During EuroBasket we saw how Rodolfo Fernandez exemplified sacrifice and experience on the field. If a youngster sees a legend rolling on the ground in search of the ball, he has no choice but to emulate his elder. And if that veteran again starts a fight during the break due to the collective attitude, there is no option but to get slapped and react, We saw that Rudy with Spain. And we will continue to see him with Madrid. Last Thursday, two days after the gala, he reappeared with the white team three months after his injury. We remember his last two pictures with the Super Cup trophy and the European gold. This Tuesday he will again play in the ACB league. follow your day. to shape his legend.