GRAPHIC CONTENT: Matador is paralysed after being hit by raging bull in horror accident
A FAMOUS bullfighter has been left with catastrophic injuries in a horrific accident.
By SIOBHAN MCFADYEN
In this graphic video, Rodolfo Rodriguez Gonzalez, uses his pink and yellow cape to attract the animal’s attention.
But instead of avoiding a clash with the raging bull, 64-year-old Gonzalez, who is known as ‘El Pana’ in his native country, is instead thrown in to the air before he comes crashing down on his head.
The notorious womanising bullfighter, who has eight children, has been left quadriplegic following the incident which took place in city of Ciudad Lerdo, in the north-central Mexican state of Durango this week.
Horrified officials are seen rushing to the grey-haired matador’s aid as he lies completely motionless in the ring.
Seconds later he is lifted and placed on a stretcher before been taken away in an ambulance.
Doctors are now conducting a number of operations but the level of spinal damage means he is unlikely to ever use any of his limbs again.
“The diagnosis leads us to the conclusion of a possible quadriplegia, which
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