It was the gift heard around the world.
Spanish MEP Pablo Iglesias, the head of populist-leftist party Podemos, broke with protocol today when he handed King Felipe a box set of the hit show Game of Thrones.
His Majesty was visiting European institutions in Brussels, and met with a number of Spanish representattives there.
Iglesias, an anti-establishment, anti-austerity leader, said the King should watch the show to get clues on the state of Spanish politics.
The King, according to media outlets, said he had yet to watch the show and appeared amused by the gift.
Also this week, the King spoke at a meeting of the World Travel and Tourism Council in Madrid.
Queen Letizia headed a meeting on rare diseases in Barcelona, one of her interests, and visited the Artillery Academy in Segovia.
And King Juan Carlos presided over a summit on Latin American issues at Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid.