04/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Spain's Zapatero Internet Star After Verbal Slip (VIDEO)

Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero became a quick internet star yesterday when he accidentally uttered the F word while giving a news conference with Russian president Dmitri Medvedev, Reuters reports. Watch the video below, where Zapatero says "follar," meaning "to f---."

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero was outlining a Spanish-Russian plan to promote tourism between the two countries during Medvedev's state visit when the verbal faux pas slipped out.

"Tourism is an area of special economic importance in relations between Spain and Russia," said Zapatero, speaking in Spanish. "Therefore we have reached an agreement to stimulate, to favour, to f---."

Watch the video here: