Aire Sur L Adour to celebrate the life of the one who gave it to them in your arena. The French village will pay tribute to Iván Fandiño the next Sunday, precisely the day in which the figure basque would have blown the candles on his 39 birthday.
Air Sur L'adour , the square in which the toreador of Orduña suffered a goring mortal, will inaugurate a monument in his honor. The sculpture, the work of the Spanish artist Sergio del Amo , will preside over the entrance to the bullring in the south-west of france after the initiative put forward by the Board of Peñas Bullfighting as a sign of respect, gratitude and memory.
Fandiño "returns" to the square in which it is now more than 800 days, it came on a June evening in sweltering heat, "looking for the closest thing to your "corner" of Sales", according to the story told to your agent, Néstor García in the book "Ivan Fandino, tomorrow I will be free" . In this work, a bestseller without any editorial behind, their mentor, remembers "Mathys, a child of barely six years old who came to ask for an autograph of his idol, with eyes illuminated by admiration. That dedication it sounded like a farewell, and the small still did not know". To Mathys was the last ear that he cut off "his" hero.
Minutes later would come the remove and the goring of the bull of Baltasar Ibán. "That bull, born at the foot of the sierra de Guadarrama, gave him the freedom that took so much time looking for. is The freedom that only the heroes are on the battlefield," reads the epilogue of "Tomorrow I will be free" with an emotional final sentence: "The History exalt his name and our children's children will have to know that that June 17, 2017 died a man, but a legend was born , the Iván Fandiño".
This Sunday will be the History who honor his name in France, as before was done in Guadalajara, in Bilbao, or with a tile in Madrid . Lack the monument in the first plaza of the world to the bullfighter that he wanted to change the course of bullfighting with a gesture solo llenazo total, the last hero fallen in those arenas where reigns the truth.Updated Date: 27 September 2019, 08:03