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Nadal speaks out against Catalan independence

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Published by , Tuesday 09/12/17 12:37

Spanish tennis world number one Rafael Nadal has criticised plans for an independence referendum called by Catalonia's pro-separatist government for October 1. The referendum is deemed illegal by the Spanish government and the country's Constitutional Court. "I think what is happening on October 1 ought not to take place because, from my point of view, everyone should respect the law," Nadal, a Catalan speaker, told Spanish newspaper El Mundo. "The laws are what they are and one can't skip the laws because you want to skip them. I can't run a red light because that traffic light doesn't seem right to me." Nadal, 31, is a national hero in his homeland having landed a 16th career Grand Slam at the US Open on Sunday.
Source: AFP

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Wawrinka also injured so not included, but won Davis Cup with Fed. Could be added to Novak and Andy as missing from Europe.
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Way to go to Nick and Jack for winning the doubles match! :)
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Not literally on soil Annie XD
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Go my son or monfils in Fr
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The best team won, but the wrong man won. Shame.
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