Massiel is not going through its best moment on a personal level. Since they announced a while ago that was suffering from a macular degeneration that, for the time being, has deprived him of the sight of one eye, the day-to-day the singer has been affected.
The artist, who became a very popular person and a true icon of Spain from his victory in the Eurovision song contest of 1968, has recounted the details of his illness in the television program My home is yours, of Bertin Osborne. A program of the most eurovisivo with Masiel and Salvador Sobral , both winners of the contest in different years. With absolute normality, and even humor, something that surprised many spectators, Massiel has confessed that it is not nothing going well, “with one eye I see peripheral. If I cap the other can't see the face. I could not fall but I can't go to the cinema or to the theater.” He confesses that it is very stubborn and he adds “I felt very bad because it is not accepted that and it was a handicap tremendous, each time I lose my vision I am pissed off,” he says.
With one eye I see peripheral. If I block the other don't I see the faceMassiel Singer 'My house is yours': Salvador Sobral and Massiel visited the program of Bertin Osborne (Mediaset)
My illness is a ticking bomb and you never know how you can evolve
On the tv program account that his vision problems began to appear when represented Follie in the Spanish Theatre of Madrid, “I had to go with a light bulb, my disease is a ticking bomb and you never know how it can evolve”, says Massiel.
Although already a few years ago that the singer retired from the professional world, continues to be active in the most social. According to a testimony of the magazine Jaleos, which was the winner of Eurovision song contest “is obliged to leave the house” but what it was formerly a custom “now it costs more”. The popular singer is facing one of the most difficult moments of your life with a degenerative disease and it is incurable but it, “refuses to let the disease win the battle and, for that reason, you don't lose a soiree,” said a witness close to Massiel.'My house is yours': Massiel explains that it was banned in the media after his victory at 'Eurovision' (Mediaset)