Little Red Cuban Rooster

Mario López-Goicoechea
2 min readNov 7, 2019
Photo by Kike

It is highly unlikely that when hip-thrusting Mick Jagger was doing the rounds, back in the 60s, belting out words such as “Watch out strange cat people/Little red rooster's on the prowl”, he ever had Cuban dancer par excellence and ex-Royal Ballet star Carlos Acosta in mind.

Yet, Mick should have envisioned that one day there would be another cockerel ruling the roost. It just so happens that this one hails from the…