Spain feasts on 500 melons from home at Euro
A Spanish fruit company hopes its delicious melons will help
energize Spain’s European Championship bid following its opening
draw against Italy.
A truck filled with the fruit was delivered to the World Cup
champions’ training base in northern Poland, with the team having
already enjoyed the ”frog-skinned” melons for breakfast Tuesday
morning. Frog skin refers to the color of the fruit.
Spanish sports daily AS organized the 3,000-kilometer
(1,865-mile) delivery from El Monarca, which is based in Murcia,
Spain’s bid to become the first team to win three straight major
titles continues Thursday against Group C rival Ireland.