rr. SLAVES (Niort, France)

“In one of his books, Fernando Ortiz includes slaves prices in 1970, according to its owners advertised in a newspaper of Havana: a black men 24 years old, robust and healthy, with no strikeouts nor diseases, could cost 300 pesos; a black man , creole, 16 years old, healthy and ready, 500 pesos; a good cook woman, humble and faithful, healthy and unblemished, up to 950 pesos. At Real Madrid, sport imaginary multinational, Cristiano Ronaldo has cost 93 million euros, that is 130 million dollars. Is the record. Zidane had cost 76 millions, Kak√° 66; Figo 61; Buffon 47.”

(Santiago Alba Rico / El Naufragio del Hombre)

//Slaves (Niort, France)