Slippery Slope

When I first lived in Spain more than a decade ago, there was an annoying ad on TV for a particular Danone product -Natillas, which taste a bit like cold custard- with an annoyingly catchy jingle, featuring Atlético Madrid player José Luis Pérez Caminero, or Caminero for short. The guy looked strangely awkward when on the pitch, but he was a superb passer, and could belt the ball pretty well too. Well, he’s just been busted by the Guardia Civil as part of an operation against drug trafficking and money laundering. Which just goes to show you that Danone products are a gateway to far more serious substances. One week you’re knocking back the odd Actimel, next thing you know you’re out on the railway tracks with a big bag of glue.

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3 Responses to “Slippery Slope”


  1. 1 Rusty June 29, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    When I was in Spain, Ronaldinho advertised Natillas… Watch this space…

  2. 2 copernicus June 29, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    argh – Natillas Danoné, listas para gustar!

  3. 3 Hugh Green June 29, 2009 at 5:03 pm

    Argh indeed. An evil tune.


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