Nation in raptures after adding to Euro success...
The eight-time Grand Slam winner and current Wimbledon champion is an avid football fan and earlier this week became a major shareholder in hometown club Mallorca, where he watched the previous two rounds.
For the final however, the 24-year-old was at the Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg to witness la Furia Roja claim their first ever World Cup triumph thanks to Andres Iniesta's extra-time winner.
Speaking afterwards, Nadal said that the Iberian nation should celebrate the win for at least a full twelve months given the scale of the accomplishment.
"I cried like a little boy," he said to Marca. "