Carlos Alcaraz got a chance to meet and spend some time with Real Madrid stars on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Real Madrid defeated Elche 3-0 in an away game. In the locker room, Alcaraz met and took a photo with 2022 Ballon d'Or winner Karim Benzema, as well as many other Real Madrid stars.
Also, Alcaraz took a picture with renowned football manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Real Madrid's players and Tennis' number 1, Carlos Alcaraz.
It was a good night for both Alcaraz and Real Madrid.
Real Madrid thrashed Elche to go on top of LaLiga with 28 points, while Alcaraz got a chance to spend some time around his favorite football club.
Real Madrid congratulated Alcaraz
After Alcaraz won the US Open and became the youngest No 1 in tennis history, Real Madrid sent him a congratulatory message.
"Well done, @alcarazcarlos03. It makes us proud that a great Madridista like you has won the Masters 1000 Miami in such brilliant fashion, becoming the first Spaniard and the youngest tennis player in history to do so. Congratulations!" Real Madrid's tweet read.
After Real Madrid congratulated Alcaraz on making tennis history, Alcaraz earned praise from 2020 US Open champion Dominic Thiem. Last week, Thiem was full of praise for Alcaraz, stating that the 19-year-old has "already had a unique career." "He already has a unique career.
He is the youngest number one in history and winner of the US Open as a teenager, exceptional. He is about to change tennis, because in New York, no matter how long the matches went on, he was there the whole time, playing offense, going to the net and contesting every point without fear.
And I think this is new. Nobody did that before. We must catch up," Thiem told AS. Meanwhile, Alcaraz is preparing for the final part of the year. Alcaraz is set to compete at the Swiss Indoors Basel, Paris Masters, and the ATP Finals.