Rafael Nadal is one of the greats when it comes to professional tennis, he is said to be the king of clay. Nadal is currently ranked number one in the world. 3 after losing to Novak Djokovic in the French Open semi-finals. The personal life of Rafael Nadal and his wife Xisca Perello is very under the covers of the public’s eyes.
We often see his wife supporting him from the standing position, but today we dig deep to meet Rafael Nadal’s wife, Xisca Perello.
Rafael Nadal and Xisca Perello Relationship
Rafael Nadal and Xisca Perrello began dating in 2005 before officially going public in 2017, where they were photographed in their hometown. It is said that Rafael met Xisca through his younger sister Maribel. As she was a friend of Perello who attended the same institute.
The couple started dating when she was 17, and he was about 19 years old and managed to keep the news out of the media for almost three years. Rafael and Xisca have been together for almost 16 years today. And they have kept most of their relationship private from the media.
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In January 2019, Nadal and Xisca announced their engagement and then got married on October 19 of the same year after their 14-year relationship. The wedding took place in the castle of La Fortaleza, the island of his birth in Mallorca, before 350 guests, including actors such as Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman and Hug Laurie.
However, there was no presence of Roger Federer, their all-time tennis rival, although they had an excellent year together.
Who is Rafael Nadal’s wife, Xisca Perello?
Maria Francisca Perello, known as Xisca Perello, was born in Mallorca, Spain, on July 7, 1988.
She is the only daughter of an entrepreneur and a municipal employee in Palma de Mallorca. Xisca moved to Londen to study Business Management and worked at MAPRFE, which is a Spanish sports company. But then he returned to Mallorca and joined an insurance company.
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After finishing her degree and working in insurance, Xisca decided to stop working and spend time managing and helping Rafael Nadal’s foundation, which she started about 10 years ago. Maria Perello currently works as Director of Strategy Projects and Relations with Institutions of the Rafa Nadal Foundation.
Xisca does not have an official account on social networks, as she likes to be away from the media and the center of attention.