Isaac Fonseca, after leaving the ICU: “I put my hand behind my back and touched the goring hole” | EUROtoday

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I noticed how the python entered my body.I knew he could catch me, but I had to bet“. This is how Isaac Fonseca tells EL MUNDO his emotions after the terrifying goring suffered this Sunday in Las Ventas. The courageous Mexican bullfighter is recovering once more on the ward after spending a couple of hours within the ICU after a “lung contusion” was detected within the early hours of the morning. .

After ruling out main accidents, together with attainable dorsal fractures, Fonseca returned to the plant this Monday afternoon from the La Fraternidad Muprespa-Havana hospital from the place he has attended EL MUNDO and he defined the fuck. “At that moment I had a strong feeling of trouble because I noticed perfectly how I was hanging from the piton and how it entered my body. That was when I was most alarmed. When I let go I ran towards the nurse because she noticed I was hurt. I reached behind my back and touched the goring hole. I was very scared because the area was delicate and at that moment you don't know how far you could have gone. My first feeling was that it was something serious“he confesses.

Once within the infirmary, the medical staff acted shortly, managed to regulate the wound and thus calm the bullfighter. “There they covered the wound with one hand while they took off my dress.. I was very tense until the doctors told me to reassure me that everything was fine. At that moment I felt like I was falling asleep and I finally said to myself: 'Perfect!' “All I wished at that second was to sleep.”

Fonseca's operation was a success and he was transferred to the hospital, directly to the ward, but something alarmed the doctors at dawn. “I don't know if it was the piton or the ribs themselves when the piton entered.however the checks detected that one thing had bruised the lung, which there was like a contact. So they took me down as a precaution however instantly, and after ruling out any injury, they returned me to the plant,” he says.

Despite the bitter end, the bullfighter based in Colmenar Viejo has good memories of an afternoon in which he passed a trophy from his first. “It was a really particular afternoon as a result of I used to be on the lookout for that Isaac Fonseca that might be seen to be seen. I obtained that stunning bull from Pedraza de Yeltes, thank God. And essentially the most lovely feeling I felt was seeing all the sq. applauding once I was going across the ring. Feel everybody with me, with that ear of legislation in Madrid, “It was like having scored a goal in a World Cup, something extraordinary.”

With the Puerta Grande half open, Fonseca went all out within the sixth, a severe and harmful patch for Torrestrella. “Everything was going very well, I stopped him with control and with the crutch I swallowed him through the right piton, where the bull entered. I knew it, but I had to bet. When the job was done, I think it was going to break through the left piton because the catch came. It was a different task, but he was emotional because of the bull's complications,” says the Mexican, who hopes to be discharged from the hospital very quickly with the intention of returning to the bullring as quickly as attainable.

Fonseca was hit by the sixth bull of the afternoon, a Torrestrella patch that hit him with a chest go, when he was ending a sequence. The Mexican was left hanging from the again of the correct piton and was taken to the nurse with robust gestures of ache. There he underwent surgical procedure for a “bull horn wound on the posterior surface of the left hemothorax.” with an upward trajectory of 20 centimeters and that produces injury to the latissimus dorsi and paravertebral muscle groups, reaching and bruising the rib cage and dorsal spinous processes. In addition, Fonseca was handled for “a stab wound in the upper third of his right thigh. Prognosis: serious.”

“The python passed below the shoulder blade and reached the spine. Fortunately it did not penetrate the thoracic cavity,” says the chief surgeon of the nurse on the Las Ventas bullring, who assured that the bullfighter had been “very lucky.” “.

Isaac Fonseca is announced next June 15 in Sahagn but the goal of reappearing is set by the Mexican on the date of July 8 at the San Fermn Fair in Pamplona, ​​where Gago is announced in the Cebada bullfight alternating with Juan Leal, the person in charge of ending this Sunday with the life of the bull that wounded him, and Romín, who is also recovering from the recent serious goring suffered in the French square of Vic.