The right-hander Manuel Díaz “El Cordobés” He said goodbye to the arenas today with honors in Jaén, where he cut off an ear and left the plaza embraced by his father, the great Manuel Benítez “El Cordobés”, on a triumphant afternoon Curro Diaz y The Fandi, that seven ears and two tails were distributed.
The time has come to say goodbye. At around eight in the afternoon and after a celebration full of emotions, with the square practically full, Manuel Benítez “El Cordobés”, scissors at the ready, cut his son’s ponytail, an emotional man, with tears in his eyes but also smiling, Manuel Díaz “El Cordobés”, in the presence of his three children, Alba, Triana and Manuel.
The spontaneous applause from the public sounded in recognition of a bullfighter who has walked through the rings making happy the thousands of followers who have followed him during a stage that ended today in Jaen, a city that welcomed him as a child and that now says goodbye to him in an emotional goodbye, accompanied by his family and friends, and with the unanimous recognition of the world of bullfighting.
A great ovation received Manuel Díaz after the walk, who drew a noble and unoffensive first that put him in difficulties in the receiving sets. After a strong punch from which the bull came out very damaged, the bullfighter offered the task to his brother Call, trusted man who has always accompanied him.
But before giving the first muleta blow, the horned one, in a defeat against the burladero, broke his left piton, ruining all possibility of putting together a task.