Traditionally styled “caganer” ceramic f

Chris Wright

15th, November 2011

Traditionally styled “caganer” ceramic figurines of Real Madrid’s defender Sergio Ramos are pictured on November 8, 2011 in Torroella de Montgr�Statuettes of well-known people defecating are a strong Christmas tradition in Catalonia, dating back to the 18th century as Catalonians hide caganers in Christmas Nativity scenes and invite friends to find them. The figures symbolize fertilization, hope and prosperity for the coming year. AFP PHOTO/LLUIS GENE (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

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