Ouch! Hoooochie Momma!!!

From Out of Bounds

By Rick Chandler

Well, he’s already wearing purple spandex, so he might as well be a soprano. The place is Malaga, Spain, and this time, instead of a matador getting the business end of the horn, it’s the person called the banderiller, whose job it is to weaken the bull’s neck and shoulder muscles with pointed sticks, known as banderillas. Pedro Muriel feels what happens when the tables are turned. I haven’t seen a shot this accurate since Luke blew up the Death Star.

It’s just one of the recent bull attacks in Spain, following Catalonia’s decision to ban the controversial ritual in their area.

Um, if these guys are supposed to be so brave, how did the bull get presented with this target?



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