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Churros y Tácticas Podcast: Andrea Orlandi, on playing with Ronaldinho and Messi + stories from his career

Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn are joined by former Barcelona player Andrea Orlandi

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On this episode of the Churros y Tácticas Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn are joined by former Barcelona player Andrea Orlandi to discuss:

- The latest updates on La Liga’s return

- Would the league be pushed to finish if Barcelona were running away with the league?

- Do the players even want to get back?

- How did Andrea get involved at Alaves, and then get loaned to Barcelona?

- His story of meeting Ronaldinho in training

- The mental tests of football

- What kind of leader was Ronaldinho?

- How shy Messi was in training

- Rijkaard’s managerial traits, and why he retired

- Andrea regretting skipping his meeting with Pep

- The difference in training facilities between Swansea and Barca

- Xavi’s inevitable coaching gig

- And more

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Co-host and chief editor of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, along with Diego Lorijn — VIVA La Liga TV host, delve into La Liga’s hottest topics. We scrutinize the biggest games, dissect the main talking points, and bring a unique and fresh perspective to Spanish football.

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