Tennis star Rafael Nadal has been named Tommy Hilfiger's latest global brand ambassador for several of their collections including underwear. Nadal is the youngest player ever to complete a tennis 'Grand Slam' and has claimed the title for every major tennis tournament worldwide. The Spaniard is currently ranked number eight in the world and is the holder of an Olympic medal, making him the ideal choice as the latest Hilfiger ambassador. 

The new partnership sees Nadal is following in the footsteps of some of the world's finest athletes and sportsmen including David Beckham, Ryan Lochte, Cristiano Ronaldo, Tom Brady, Tim Tebow and Michael Phelps.

"Rafael embodies an effortless sense of style that exemplifies and reflects our brand spirit - he's confident, fun and cool." Tommy Hilfiger said in a statement.

"I've always admired Tommy Hilfiger's cool, all American designs which are sophisticated and easy to wear, and I'm excited to be partnering with the brand," Nadal added.