In an Instagram Live chat with a student from the Luiss University as part of the Luiss Sport Live Talk initiative earlier on today, Inter midfielder Roberto Gagliardini has spoken on a range of different topics.

The Italian national team midfielder first spoke on how he has coped with the current situation and what he has done to try and help out.

“It was not easy, I am in Milan but my parents live in Bergamo. Fortunately they are fine, but the news was certainly not comforting. There was great apprehension and I personally tried to be able to help the hospitals in Bergamo in some way. Let’s hope the situation continues like this, now that it’s improving.”

He was then asked about what he was doing to keep himself occupied whilst stuck inside for such a considerable amount of time.

“It was a happy time, if you can say that, because I got to experience life with my son like never before because of work. Seeing him grow and being with him is the most beautiful joy for me. I also played the PlayStations, studied and trained.”

He was then asked which is the most memorable game of his career so far.

“My first Champions League game played at San Siro is what comes to mind first. It was the first time that my son came to watch me at the stadium. I have many other games that I remember with great pleasure too.”

Next the former Atalanta player spoke on what it means to him to be able to play at San Siro every other weekend.

“It is a difficult feeling to explain in words. I still remember my first game at San Siro, it was unbelievable. Over time I do not want to say that you get used to it because playing there always has an effect but focusing on the game is in the foreground.”

Gagliardini joined Inter in the January transfer window in 2017 on an initial six month deal and after impressing in that spell Inter purchased him outright. The 26-year-old is under contract with the club until 2023 and has made 16 appearances across all competitions to date this term, in which he has scored two goals and tallied two assists.