Rafael Nadal Has a New $690,000 Watch

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Rafael Nadal Has a New $690,000 Watch
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Nadal made waves in 2010 when he entered into a sponsorship agreement with Richard Mille, a Swiss luxury watch company that manufactures luxury watches that retail for no less than $50,000 a piece. That watch, the RM027, was crafted out of carbon-composite as well as titanium and a lithium alloy that is often used in manufacturing aircrafts. Aside from the whopping price tag, the RM027′s claim to fame was that it weighed a mere 20 grams and yet its delicate tourbillon styling could withstand the shakes, rattles and rolls of F-1 racers and, in tennis’ case, Rafael Nadal’s forehand. Oh, and it was once stolen from Nadal’s hotel room. Possibly twice if you believe this account from Toronto.

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