31 October, 2008. New York, NY. Spanish matador David Fandila, 27, is here on the roof of the New York Athletic Club, where he stays during his visit to New York. David Fandila, better known in Spain and in the bullfighting world as "El Fandi", came to New York for the premiere of “The Matador,” a documentary about him (released by City Lights). Him and his brother Juan Alvaro (his manager), 31, convinced by their friend Carlos Gil, will partecipate at the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2nd. El Fandi began as a matador in 2000 and is now one of the most skilled matadors in the world.
©2008 Gianni Cipriano for The New York Times
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