BBC BLOGS - Magazine Monitor
« Previous | Main | Next »

Monday's Quote of the Day

09:06 UK time, Monday, 31 August 2009

"It was probably more irresponsible of me to fight in my 30s, when I had young children" - Matador Frank 'El Ingles' Evans, back in the ring at 67 with a titanium knee.

After knee replacement surgery and who a quadruple heart bypass, Frank Evans - the only English bullfighter - has made his comeback in Benalmadena, southern Spain. He said beforehand that if one of the two bulls bumped him off, "people will cry for a few days, but that's it". But he did the killing, dispatching both animals.
More details (Guardian)

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.