In an interview with Inter’s official club website, central defender Andrea Ranocchia has explained how the creation of Froglife, a cartoon animated series which will recall some of the key moments of his career, came about.

“The idea to create Froglife came about a few months ago and emerged from my desire to recount some of the stages of my football career, describing the most significant experiences I’ve had in the process,” he began the interview.

“In collaboration with my agency, we’ve created this content which, despite only being a few minutes long, is significant and might remind others of the experiences they’ve had. Inter obviously receive a lot of attention in it because I’ve spent most of my career wearing these colours.”

He then went on to recall Inter’s 2010/11 Coppa Italia success which took place nine years ago today, which was his first and only trophy won during his time with the club.

“It took a lot of work, commitment and dedication to overcome what had become a difficult situation, with my passion for these colours also helping me along the way.”

He then went on to discuss his Inter career as a whole and admitted he is happy with what he has achieved in his time on the Nerazzurri’s books.

“A lot of things have happened, but I think the fact that I’ve always given everything for Inter has set me apart. In good times and bad, I’ve always tried to find solutions that could benefit the team, the group, the Coach and the Club.

“I’m happy with what I’ve achieved and the fact that I’ve won the affection of the fans. A lot of these events are recalled in Froglife because every clip of this mini-series refers to a particular moment of my life. This project includes a bit of everything, good moments and bad, and let’s hope that more great things are still to come.”

He then returned to speak further on the Froglife project and how his stance on social media usage has changed over the years.

“When this project was conceived, my immediate focus was on youngsters, because many people write to me on social media and tell me that my approach in the last few years and throughout my career is something they can relate to in their lives.

“Therefore, I believe that what I recount through the images and my voice can lead to moments of reflection or provide help.

“I’ve never been one for social media and like to keep my private life to myself, but over the years I’ve realised that a player has to adapt to the world around them and this includes the digital and social media side of things, which is continuously evolving and developing.

“This project was created to offer something different and explore new possibilities when it comes to describing your own story.”

Ranocchia joined Inter in January 2011 from fellow Serie A club Genoa and he has since went on to make 201 appearances across all competitions for the club in which he has scored 13 goals and provided four assists for his teammates.