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It’s Been 10 Years Since La Caida De Edgar. WTH Is He Up To Now?

Ten years ago, Edgar Martínez was pushed off a log by his primo, Fernando. The incident was filmed and posted on YouTube, amassing nearly 50 million views. So, what has he been up to lately? Let’s catch up.

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A year after the big caida, Edgar starred in a spoof commercial for Gamesa Emperador cookies.

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Revenge is revenge.

He went on to do several interviews, including going on Televisa’s “Otro Rollo.”

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Seriously, how many times can the hosts repeat Edgar’s famous last words?

At first, kids at school bullied Edgar, but when the clip went viral, él se volvió súper famoso.

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People would approach him on the streets, ask him for photos and autographs. But all the attention bummed him out in the end. 😥

Still, he looks at the whole thing as a great learning experience.

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“I think sometimes things happen that suddenly change your life, but it all depends on one just taking things in the best way, and always with a smile,” he said.

Now 21 years old, Edgar is a communications student and has big dreams of becoming a TV presenter.

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Edgar won us over with his “yaaaaa güeeeeyyyy,” and he’s still got it going on!

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Edgar’s story has taught us a lot: If you’re the victim of bullying, just make sure you have a bomb catch phrase.

READ: The Latino Behind One of the Earliest Viral Clips on the Internet

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