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Spain and Italy prepare for kick-off

Big on the Beach
Big on the Beach
Behind-the-scenes with the Beach Soccer stars as they prepare for their opening match

The Italian and Spanish teams get the long-awaited European Games Beach Soccer tournament underway on Wednesday afternoon at the Baku Beach Arena, and while the Russians might be favourites for gold, Spain, the no.5 side in the world, will have their own designs on that prize.

The Big in Baku team caught up with Spanish captain Nico Alvarado and his opposite number, Italy's Francesco Corosiniti, before the start of competition. They take a break from training to talk to us about their chances of gold, what they think of Baku 2015 so far, and how prepared they are to play in the middle of a steamy Baku summer.

 

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