Matador boyfriend of the King of Spain's niece is gored in the thigh and groin

Daily Mail Online 1 day ago

A Spanish bullfighter is said to be in a serious condition after being gored through the thigh and groin.

Gonzalo Caballero, 27, appeared at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, in a tournament to mark Hispanic Day.

Watching the fight from the VIP seats was his 19-year-old girlfriend, Victoria Federica, who is the King of Spain's niece.

A Spanish bullfighter is said to be in a series condition after being gored through the thigh and groin at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain
A Spanish bullfighter is said to be in a series condition after being gored through the thigh and groin at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain
Gonzalo Caballero, 27, was taking part in a tournament to mark Hispanic Day
Gonzalo Caballero, 27, was taking part in a tournament to mark Hispanic Day
The matador was nearing the end of his fight and had already pierced the bull with a traditional dagger when it got to its feet and charged at him
The matador was nearing the end of his fight and had already pierced the bull with a traditional dagger when it got to its feet and charged at him

The matador was nearing the end of his fight and had already pierced the bull with a traditional dagger when it got to its feet and charged at him.

He was gored in the leg before being tossed in the air.

He was then speared again by the bull's horns which severed the femoral artery in his groin. 

He was gored in the leg before being tossed in the air before being speared again in the groin
He was gored in the leg before being tossed in the air before being speared again in the groin
Both wounds were between 25 and 30 centimetres deep and his femoral artery in his groin was severed
Both wounds were between 25 and 30 centimetres deep and his femoral artery in his groin was severed
The bullfighter is the boyfriend of the King of Spain's niece, 19-year-old Victoria Federica, who was watching from VIP stands
 The bullfighter is the boyfriend of the King of Spain's niece, 19-year-old Victoria Federica, who was watching from VIP stands

Both wounds were between 25 and 30 centimetres deep. 

Staff at the bullring were forced to intervene as they retrieved him from the ring and tried to stem the bleeding.

He was operated on in the bullring infirmary for more than two hours before being transferred to the San Francisco de Asis Hospital, Madrid. 

Mr Caballero is said to be 'gravely ill' and remains in a 'very serious' condition.

Staff at the bullring retrieved him from the ring and tried to stem the bleeding. He remains in a serious condition
Staff at the bullring retrieved him from the ring and tried to stem the bleeding. He remains in a serious condition

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