Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Weird World

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Weird World

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What a load of bull

A child matador has killed six young bulls and applied for a place in the Guinness Book of Records.

Michelito Lagravere, who is just 11, believes he should be recognised for the controversial slayings.

The youngster, whose father is former French bullfighter Michel Lagravere, slaughtered the animals in a ring in Merida, in south east Mexico.

A local judge gave the go-ahead for the child to fight six calves aged from one to two years after reviewing licenses submitted by Mr Lagravere.

Animal rights groups and child protection officials had previously complained to the state human rights commission to suspend the event.

But now a video of the fight will be sent to Guinness for consideration for a world record - for the number of bulls killed and the age of the bullfighter.

Some 3500 people, including many young children, gathered at the ring to witness the bullfight.

"I'm happy to have achieved this great victory," Michelito said afterwards.

Several of Michelito's bullfights were banned in France last summer after protests from anti-bullfighting associations.

Michelito has killed dozens of bulls in Mexico.

I bet if a bull had killed him there would be an outcry.

Sent off for sex

A Croatian international footballer has been transfer listed by his club after his Playboy model wife revealed the couple had sex on the pitch.

Dino Drpic and wife Nives Celsius romped on the centre spot of his club's Zagreb stadium.

The kinky couple had even arranged for pals of the defender to leave the floodlights on, Nives revealed on a Serbian TV chat show.

"Dino had arranged that people should turn on the stadium lights for us and he finally fulfilled his dream of having sex in the middle of a football pitch.

"It was very naughty," said Nives in an interview to promote her book The Naked Truth on life as a glamour model. …

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