‘Dinner violation!’: Rafael Nadal orders Uber Eats meal during middle of a match as the Spaniard stars in funny advert for the takeaway company
- Rafael Nadal hilariously stars in an Uber Eats advert at the Australian Open
- The Spaniard orders a takeaway during the middle of a match in Melbourne
- After arguing with the umpire, Nadal opts for ‘dumplings with prawn toast’
- The 32-year-old is then called for a ‘dinner violation’ by the chair umpire
Rafael Nadal has hilariously starred in an advert for popular food-delivery app Uber Eats as he argues with the umpire over what to eat during a match at the Australian Open.
The current world No 2 showed off his acting skills as he insisted on ordering ‘dumplings’ during a break in play in the spoof advert.
The video begins with an annoyed Nadal approaching the net to confront the umpire in what at first looks to be a real clip taken from the Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne.
Rafael Nadal hilariously stars in an advert for Uber Eats while at the Australian Open
The advert begins with the Spaniard approaching the net to confront the umpire’s call
An unhappy Nadal insists the match official that they ‘are getting dumplings’ during a game
Nadal is hilariously told that he ‘ordered Chinese last night’ as the tennis star looks angered
As the Spaniard makes his way over, the match commentators mention that Nadal ‘is not happy with the umpire’ to add to the realistic setting.
‘We’re getting dumplings,’ the Spaniard insists as he looks up to the referee in his chair who comically protests that Nadal ‘ordered Chinese last night’.
Nadal then turns to the camera to announced: ‘Tonight, I will be eating gluten-free dumplings with sesame prawn toast.’
A doorbell is then heard ringing around the arena before the former Australian Open champion is handed his order on his racket.
After winning his argument, Nadal announces he will be eating ‘dumplings and prawn toast’
Within seconds, Nadal’s order arrives on the court and is placed neatly on his racket
Nadal is called for a ‘dinner violation’ by the umpire as he walks back to his position
After inspecting his order, a now happy Nadal says ‘fantastic’ before heading back on to the court.
The umpire then hilariously calls the 32-year-old for a ‘dinner violation’ much to the dismay of Nadal.
Nadal also got his way in his match on Wednesday after he breezed past Matthew Ebden to book his place in the third round in Melbourne.