On November 25, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain, along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias, and their daughters, Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena and Her Royal Highness Infanta Cristina and her husband, Mr.Iñaki Urdangarin, visited His Majesty King Juan Carlos I at the Quirón San José Hospital in Madrid.

The old king had surgery on his left hip on Friday and is expected to be released from the hospital within the next three to four days.

Hospital managing director explaining to the press that His Majesty is recovering well and that the old king is able to stand up with the help of crutches.