Deporte del España

By Blake, Georgia, and Tory

Sports are a part of life in España

Just as it is in America, Spaniards are incredibly competitive and love to compete in sports. The top sports in Spain are soccer, bullfighting, basketball, tennis, golf and formula one racing.
Bullfight in Spain

Fun fact: The 1992 Summer Olympic Games were held in Barcelona

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Our Questions:

  • (What is your favorite sports team?) Que es sus equipo deportivo favorito?
  • (What is your favorite sport?) Que es sus deporte favorita?
  • (Have you seen the running of the bulls?) Has visto encierro?

Another famous tradition is Spain is the Running of the Bulls (encierro)

Running of the Bulls 2013 - Pamplona (Spain)
The most famous running of the bulls is the eight-day festival of Sanfermines in honour of Saint Fermin in Pamplona, although they are also traditionally held in other places such as towns and villages across Spain, Portugal, in some cities in Mexico, and southern France during the summer.


The origin of this event comes from the need to transport the bulls from the fields outside the city, where they were bred, to the bullring, where they would be killed in the evening.[4] During this 'run', youngsters would jump among them to show off their bravado. In Pamplona and other places, the six bulls in the event are still those that will feature in the afternoon bullfight of the same day.