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One-eyed Spanish Matador El Pirata Gets Gored In The Eye Again

A Spanish  matador Juan Jose Padilla who lost an eye after being gored by a bull has been gored in the same eye nearly five years to the day since the first accident.  A famous matador was hospitalized after being gored by a 600 kg bull in the left hand side of his face. He lost his eye in 2011 during the same Pilar Fair in Zaragoza and now the story repeated.

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Luckily the matador didn’t get any serious injuries and doctors have ruled out any internal injuries. After the accident five years ago, Padilla has to wear a patch on his lost eye, which turned him into a national hero, however left him partially blind as well. Now he became known as “the Pirate”, even though he got serious injuries during bullfighting, it didn’t make his performance as a matador different.

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The Pirate says: “I have always known, as a Christian, that suffering is a part of glory. I have had many important afternoons with the bulls, many triumphs, and I have suffered many wounds. This is a part of bullfighting; its other face. “

source: indy100

One-eyed Spanish Matador El Pirata Gets Gored In The Eye Again
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