The stories, anecdotes, memories and even antics of the characters of La Vecindad de “The guy from 8” They are infinite and we would not have enough time to remember each and every one of them. And it is that each character in the series created by Chespirito got into our hearts. And his stories, in a way, became part of our lives as well.
Mr. Barriga (played by Edgar Vivar) is one of these adorable characters. The owner of La Vecindad and father of Ñoño -a character played by the same actor- always made fans laugh with his eternal demand for the payment of rent to Don Ramón, as well as because every time he arrived at La Vecindad, he Chavo del 8 he received it with a bang. Of course, there were also other not so well-known facts about the owner of the neighborhood, such as that his full name was Zenón Barriga y Pesado and that, in addition, he had played soccer and was a great fan of this Mexican team.
The team of which Mr. Barriga was a fan and did not hide his passion
Beyond the scenes where Mr. Barriga was seen angry in the different episodes of “The guy from 8”, there were other moments in which he showed all his humanity and empathy. “You’re all belly, Mr. Heart,” Don Ramón used to tell him at these moments, confusing the order of the words. And it is that the owner of La Vecindad invited the neighbors to spend Christmas at his house; And he even paid everyone an unforgettable vacation in Acapulco!
As part of these moments in which he brought out his big heart, the episodes of “The guy from 8” in which Mr. Barriga and Don Ramón talked about football. On one occasion, Mr. Barriga confessed to him that during his youth he had played soccer professionally. And, in that same episode, the owner of La Vecindad confesses to Don Ramón that he was a supporter of Los Rayados de Monterrey.
To try to win the sympathy of Mr. Barriga, in that same episode of “The guy from 8”, Don Ramón recognizes himself before the owner of La Vecindad as a fan of Monterrey and even ends up singing for that team to excite Mr. Barriga and that he forgets the demand for rent payment. However, in other episodes, Don Ramón’s true passion came to light, and it was not Monterrey. “I’m going to Necaxa,” Monchito used to clarify.