Cleared the great television unknown of the week. Rafa Castaño was finally the one who took the fish to the water and completed the Rosco de Pasapalabra leaving her rival for so many months, Orestes Barbero, with honey on his lips. The Sevillian contestant won the contest's millionaire jackpot, which reached the figure of 2,272,000 euros, the largest jackpot in the history of the popular contest, which surpassed the previous record, 2,190,000 euros, obtained by Eduardo Benito in the 2006.
Rafa and Orestes had been facing each other since June 1 and their duel came to an end yesterday with the victory of the former, who managed to complete the Rosco in the most unexpected way possible: all in a row and without giving his rival a chance to try. The last word that completed the Rosco was the one corresponding to the 'Z': "Beetle that attacks the wheat fields, especially when the grains are tender." The answer: Zabro. A simple word that opened the door of a millionaire boat with which Rafa simply hopes to "live peacefully."
Born in Seville in 1990 and a graduate in Journalism, Rafa has been a regular face of Pasapalabra since 2015, when he participated for the first time in the contest that was then broadcast on Telecinco. He returned in 2017 and later in 2019. Three different stages in which he coincided with many adversaries, including Orestes, with whom he already competed to get the jackpot at Rosco, but who could not crystallize after leaving Telecinco to broadcast the contest. due to a court decision. With the return of the space to Antena 3, the rivalry between Rafa and Orestes was revived, which ended yesterday with the completed Rosco of the former.