5 Jun Pop stars and actors are daring to confess the formerly inadmissible – that the corrida de toros bores and/or disgusts them. Actors Fernando Tejero, Rossy de Palma, singers Alaska and Amparanoia, fashion designer David Delfin and Barcelona footballer Carles Puyol have all come out of the antitaurino. 1 Mar In bullfighting over the last century the tendency, from the 'golden age' of Juan Belmonte, Joselito and Manolete, through Domingo Ortega to José Tomás today, has been for matadors to get ever closer to the charging bull and make their sequences of passing increasingly complex and daring. (Just how. Bullfighting, Spanish la fiesta brava (“the brave festival”) or corrida de toros (“ running of bulls”), Portuguese corrida de touros, French combats de taureaux, also called . The main performers in a Portuguese bullfight are the rejoneadores (lancers mounted on magnificently trained horses) and forcados ( daring young.