Spanish tenista Rafael Nadal flashes his oh-so-ripped physique in a new short film for the Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans‘ autumn/winter 2011-2012 campaign.
Shot by noted Swedish-director Johan Renck, the black-and-white commercial features the 25-year-old Spanish tennis star and former World No. 1 undressing himself while running through an empty parking garage.
The clip—sadly less than a minute long—starts with footage of Nadal sprinting through an empty parking lot in black tie attire. As he races through the garage, Nadal starts undressing himself until he ends up in just his underwear. Once he gets into an elevator, he changes into a new pair of Armani Jeans and denim jacket.
“[W]orking with Armani, [it] is a new experience,” Nadal recently told Women’s Wear Daily. “It’s a different world that is very positive for me. I enjoy it a lot.”
In August, Emporio Armani unveiled Nadal’s sexy ads at Macy’s in New York City’s Herald Square. The images were shot in Mallorca, Spain, by noted photographer Steven Klein. In one steamy black and white photo, Nadal is hiking up his unbuttoned jeans and exposing his washboard; the second features Nadal in slicked-back hair and white boxer-briefs.
Giorgio Armani has previously gushed about the tennis star, “[Nadal] is the ideal image because he represents a healthy and positive model for young people.”
Images and video courtesy of Armani.