|Pope Francis (on the left), image by Vatican/ Del Potro (right side), image by Roland Garros|
According to Argentine newspaper Clarín, Del Potro was overwhelmed with emotion when he heard that Buenos Aires's Bishop Jorge Bergoglio was chosen to suceed Pope Benedict XVI. "We are all proud of him, I wish him the best and I believe he will do a perfect job", said the tennis player about Pope Francis. I really hope to meet the Pope in May when I play the Masters in Rome, added Del Potro.
The number 7 player in the world confesses he is a devout Catholic and believes this nomination is very important for Argentina and the Argentine people.