Rafael Nadal and his wife Mery Perello are said to be expecting a baby boy after 17 years together.The tennis legend announced at a press conference in June that his childhood sweetheart Perello is pregnant.It has since been reported by the Spanish tabloid Hola! that the pair are expecting to welcome a son, although there has been no official comment from Nadal.Earlier this year, Nadal had told the press of his wife’s pregnancy, saying: ‘If all goes well, I’m going to be a father.’The famously private star added: ‘I’m not used to talking about my private life.
We live calmer with a lower profile. I don’t expect that my life will change much with it.’Nadal and Perello married in October 2019 in a lavish ceremony in Majorca after their engagement one year earlier.The stunning venue – La Fortaleza in 2019 – overlooked the bay of Pollensa in north-east Majorca, which is also the location where Real Madrid star Gareth Bale married Emma Rhys-Jones in 2019.Nadal previously opened up on the prospect of starting a family with Perello in January 2019 in a chat with Hello!
Magazine.‘Obviously, I have the intention of forming a family,’ he said at the time. ‘I love children and I would like my children to do what they like.’Perello tends to keep away from the spotlight but, in 2011, spoke about her relationship with Nadal, telling The Telegraph in a rare interview that she doesn’t like to ‘follow’ him everywhere when he’s competing as he ‘needs space.’‘Travelling together everywhere, even if I could, would not be good either for him or for me.Hayden Panettiere on relinquishing custody of daughter to Wladimir KlitschkoJames Buckley becomes first international celebrity to rake in $1,000,000 via Cameo videosArnold Schwarzengger.Read more on metro.co.uk