Manolo el del bombo
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Manuel Cáceres Artesero (born 15 January 1949 in Ciudad Real, Spain), better known as Manolo, el del bombo (English: Manolo the Bass Drummer) is one of the most famous football fans in the world.
He is Valencia CF and Spain's national football team's most famous supporter and has become a national institution. He is easily recognized by his large beret, red number 12 jersey and his famous bass drum, "El bombo de España" (The drum of Spain), which he bangs throughout the match.
Manolo was present to all Spain's international matches since 1982. Unfortunately on July 3rd, 2010 he missed his first game: Spain - Paraguay at FIFA World Cup 2010 South Africa, because he caught a serious cold. Manolo has vowed to attend 12 World Cups after which he will hang up his hat at the age of 77.
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