Inter’s in-house television channel Inter TV have brought together all of the comments made by the Inter players present at last night’s launch of the third kit.
All of the squad, excluding those still on international duty, were present at the presentation at the Nike store in Milan’s city centre.
Inter fans lined the streets around the store and many of the players thanked them for their support as part of their respective speeches.
Andrea Ranocchia: “It’s a very nice shirt. Wearing it will always be an honour and not for everyone. Sport gives rules that are very important for young people and children. There are many values to be learnt. Football is the best sport in the world for me.”
Danilo D’Ambrosio said: “Every time I play it brings great emotion because when it comes down to the field with this shirt it is important to give your best to reach the goals.
“I started playing football by accident. I thought that if Ranocchia had made it I could do it too…(laughs). Seriously though, I started at five with my twin brother and from there it has become a passion and therefore my work that I still do with great pleasure.”
“Everyone likes Nike products and where there are collaborations between sport and lifestyle, everyone likes them.
“There are Inter fans who would miss seeing the birth of their child to see the derby. Inter is life for these people. Inter comes first and then the rest.”
Roberto Gagliardini said: “In addition to the kit being beautiful, this just shows how many Inter fans there are, it is certainly something good.
“Courage for me means never giving up and always trying and through yourself into things, which is not easy but where there is passion you do it. When you get to a certain point, you begin to find motivation in yourself and your teammates help you too.
Federico Dimarco said: “Nerazzurri supporters are always one of the best in Italy, being a childhood Inter fan, it is a great feeling to be here in front of all of these people.”
Nicolo Barella said: “Thanks for the welcome. Milan is a beautiful city with beautiful people. I hope to repay all this affection on the field. At the first match at San Siro, when I saw the teams I got excited and it was then when I realised I was an Inter player.”
Cristiano Biraghi said: “I am very happy, I returned home and this is important. Thank you all for the welcome.”
Antonio Candreva concluded: “I have never thought of stopping to play. I have the most beautiful job in the world, it is something you dream about as a child. The passion is always the same, with the same desire to improve and learn.”