Nacho Monreal – El País Confecup Q&A
“I have no idea” is still the most popular answer to several of these questions (El Canto del Loco ranks second), and Nacho Monreal was no exception!
He’s from Esquiroz, learned how to play football at Tajonar and now lives in London and plays for Arsenal. At noon on July 6, he’ll be in Pamplona tying a red kerchief around his neck.
What is Pelé called? Pelé is called… Pelé!
What is a folha seca? A way to strike the ball so that it drops very quickly.
What colors are Botafogo’s shirt? White and black.
What team did Garrincha play for? I don’t know, he played in Brazil but I don’t know for which team.
What team does Romario’s father support? I don’t know.
Why are Uruguayans called charrúas? For the region.
What does mezcal taste like? I’ve never tried it.
Who would you do an escrache to? To Azpilicueta.
Where does SpongeBob SquarePants work? I have no idea.
Who sang “The Girl from Ipanema“? I still have no idea.
Who was called “the cat of Maracanã“? Ramallets.
What is the percentage of water in a watermelon? Ninety percent.
Why are Brazilians protesting on the streets? They’re angry over the cuts.
Have you seen any episodes of Dancin’ Days? No.
“Aquí no hay quien viva” or “West Wing”? “Aquí no hay quien viva.”
Have you ever received a bribe? No!
How many millions are unemployed in Spain? Almost six million, an atrocity.
Why doesn’t Rajoy give press conferences? Because he must be afraid of the questions.
Who was Fittipaldi? A race car driver.
Are Robe and Andrés Iniesta cousins? No, I’m sure they aren’t.
What is the name of the singer of La Polla Records? I have no idea.
What school did Iker Casillas go to? The one in Móstoles.
Why are bankers not going to prison? Because they have good lawyers and they manage to get them off.
At what age did you have sex for the first time? At 18.
Who played at the first concert you went to? Dani Martín in Pamplona [the first non-El Canto del Loco answer is Dani Martín, jajaja!]
What was the Maracanazo? Brazil’s loss in the 1950 World Cup.
What are the British and Irish Lions? A musical group?
What is Dalsy? A toy?
What position did María José Claramunt’s father play? As as winger.
What is the name of Mou’s dog? He has a dog?
Why did Javier Tébas, president of the LFP, try to prevent Messi from playing in the first division? For a nationality issue.
What is special about a Brazilian cut panty? That it shows the ass.
Who was Feliciano Fidalgo? I have no idea.
Why do so many children die in Africa every day? Due to hunger, malnutrition.
Does size matter? I would say yes.
What is the name of the woman who cleans your house? I don’t have a cleaning lady.
When was the last time you cried? When my grandmother passed away.
Why are there so many talk shows in Spain? Because we like to talk.
What would you give as a gift to Sara Carbonero? Nothing, I don’t want Iker to get angry.
Which team would you never sign for? I don’t have any manias, if a team wants me…
How much do the testicles of a rhinoceros weigh? I don’t know, around 400 grams…