The Camel Festival is the great rival of the Super Cup

first_imgA lot before of what a ball arrived to the Arabian peninsula, with the English, who else, already was he the camel. These days the Spain Supercup is having to share in the passions of the Saudi upper class with the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival. While in Jeddah they walk Zidane and Simeone going around how to take the trophy to Madrid, in Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia) is held in parallel the largest annual camel competition of the world. A massive event that gives 80 million euros in prizes and probably move many more in parallel businesses, such as the sale and transfer of the best copies to perpetuate their good genetics. The camel, As the horse, present in the form of a statue or sculpture in many roundabouts in Jeddah, is almost sacred word in saudi arabia. That is why more than 30,000 camels will run and be exhibited in beauty contests during this festival, whose registration is very rigorous (only admits saudi animals), is celebrated with bleachers in the desert and is sponsored by the Saudi royal family.Like any competition, the juicy of the awards fan the picaresque. In the edition of last year, thirteen camels were disqualified by the jury when it was discovered that their owners had injected botox. Doping also exists in Miss camel (This is how it is known internationally). Because all the participants are female specimens, although they live under the sultan’s body. They have special cleaning care and follow a careful official diet based on vegetables and barley. Like Sergio Ramos or João Félix, they are stars in their own.last_img read more