Tommy Hilfiger tapped pro tennis champion and 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal is to be their global brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger underwear and tailored clothing. Emphasis on underwear, darlings! Who doesn’t want to see Nadal in just a pair of boxer briefs? Sign us up. Nadal will lend his looks to the label starting will Fall 2015 with media placements worldwide.
Nadal will be shooting for the two Hilfiger brands in Spain in early 2015; he will attend events in America, Europe, and Asia. “I’ve always admired Tommy Hilfiger’s cool, all-American designs which are sophisticated and easy to wear, and I’m excited to be partnering with the brand,” Nadal said in a statement. Hilfiger and Nadal have been longtime personal friends. “This exclusive partnership brings one of the greatest athletes of this generation into our Tommy family,” said Hilfiger in a statement. “Rafael embodies an effortless sense of style that exemplifies and reflects our brand spirit–he’s confident, fun and cool.” Here’s to hoping this turns into a lifelong contract, à la Nacho Figueras for Ralph Lauren fragrances!