Paraguayan referee Mauro Diaz de Vivar
appeared to be playing the old game of sending off one from each side in a vain bid to establish his authority in a difficult match, and charged into the melee brandishing his red card after a flare-up between Messi and Gary Medel.The Argentine had set the ball rolling with a little push, but was innocent thereafter when Medel turned around to confront him.
There was a similar scene in the Spanish poem of El Cantar del Mio Cid, when Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar
, known as a hero who fought against Muslims and Arabs, was protected on an occasion by his Muslim-Arab friend Abdel Rahman.
y calumnias hubieran sido [...] No en vano [...], el Campeador ha resultado mas creible, mas vivo que Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar
. Y es que la realidad, sin duda, supera a la fiction; pero esta se venga suplantandola (Montaner Frutos 2004, 9).
The capital is also the birthplace and scene of the storied exploits of El Cid (The Lord)-Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar
, the legendary 11th-century Spanish warrior whose remarkable military ability in the conquest of Valencia made him a folk hero of mythical proportions.
Which Spanish hero had the real name Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar
(1) Asi pues, el siguiente trabajo analiza la intencionada creacion que la onomastica de los personajes Raimundo y Honorato oculta, quienes rememoran al dueto historico de Alfonso VI y Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar
, el Cid.