Video: Spanish Bullfighter Survives Horrific Face Goring
Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla, 39, survived a horrific goring (VIDEOS BELOW) in the city of Spanish city of Zaragoza and is recovering from a five-hour operation to repair his face, according to the Associated Press.
Television images (we have screenshots) showed when the bull’s left horn ripped into Padilla’s lower jaw to come out beside his protruding eyeball as spectators screamed in horror and blood rushed from his face.
“I can’t see, I can’t see anything,” the matador shouted as he was rushed to emergency facilities at Zaragoza’s Misericordia bullring before being driven to the city’s Miguel Servet Hospital for surgery, reported the Associated Press.
The bull, named Marques, weighed 508 kilograms (1,120 pounds) and was the second fighting beast Padilla had faced during the second day of the annual Virgen del Pilar festivities in Zaragoza.
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