PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Google celebrates famed luchador El Santo's would-be 99th birthday Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/666118/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Even though he's been dead for over 30 years, El Santo remains an icon for many Mexicans. Here's what you need to know.