Rafael Nadal not recognised by guard at Paris Masters

From BBC - November 6, 2017

Rafael Nadal, one of the world's most famous tennis players, has had an awkward moment at the entrance to the Paris Masters courts.

A guard initially failed to recognise him and refused to allow him in.

"Hello sir, have you got your pass?" the security guard asked the world's number one tennis player, and a surprised Nadal responded: "I do not have it with me."

The guard asked Nadal who he was and got the famous name in response.

The Spaniard was then immediately allowed through to the training courts.


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