Nacho Fernández, captain of Real Madrid, awarded for his help of bullfighting: “Football is my life; bullfighting, my passion” | EUROtoday

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The Royal Union of Fighting Bull Breeders celebrated this Thursday the eighth version of its awards. The staging of his re-elected president, Antonio Bauelos, who held the primary meeting of his new mandate previous to the awards ceremony on the Wellington Hotel in Madrid. The Community of Madrid – for its unconditional assist to the courageous subject, Samuel Flores – for his exemplary profession – and Nacho Fernndez – for his help of the competition – had been awarded in an occasion that was attended by Infanta Elena.

Nacho, captain of Real Madrid, collected the award from Juan Pedro Domecq -vice president of the organization-. He defined the origins of his pastime, “thanks to my father who, since I was a child, took me to the bullrings as I do today with my four children in order to convey to them the values ​​of the world of bullfighting.” One of the individuals threw down the gauntlet of adjusting his soccer boots for ballet flats, since he has been concerned in elevating the courageous bull by way of his personal ranch and as a accomplice in Alejandro Talavante's. He responded forcefully: “Football is my life, I am very happy with my sport. Bullfighting is part of my hobbies, it is my passion. I know it is very difficult to become a rancher like the ones we have in this room today. “My challenge may be very thrilling however I'm not in a rush, it's my small contribution to the world of bullfighting.”

The rancher Samuel Flores collected from the hands of Infanta Elena -daughter of his great friend King Emrito- the trophy that recognized an entire life around the brave bull. After thanking him for the tribute, he took the opportunity to vindicate the function of the Venta del Batón – incomprehensibly closed -: “It was at all times an actual pastime quarry, you couldn't let it get misplaced. Since I used to be a toddler I got here to see the number of instances that had been fought in San Isidro. In Spain now we have a assorted wild cabin It could be magnificent for the followers to take pleasure in its richness within the corrals of such an emblematic place that has made so many followers. My expertise tells me that accidents with bulls within the Batán corrals aren’t frequent. “We must all work together to expose the bulls again in the Baton,” he said bravely in entrance of his companions – lots of them fully in denial about this state of affairs.

For his half, Ángel de Oteo acquired recognition from the Community as common director of Agriculture, Livestock and Food of the Community of Madrid: “On behalf of the president, I can say that the bull is protected in Madrid because we have a census of 11,700 animals in our Community that makes us feel proud of the genetic wealth and what they contribute to the brave festival. In addition, they allow for magnificent maintenance of our landscapes. We have not hesitated to help the ranchers whenever it has been necessary because the continued struggle they make to fight for this breed has a lot of merit. “Now we’re engaged on a program to advertise the consumption of combating bull meat with greater than 30 eating places.”