Apparently, the fine folks at Inter TV struggle with the international break just like the rest of us.
So much so, they have decided to use what has become a common American late night staple … with a few tweaks.
The new “Drive Inter” program premiered on Inter TV and was pushed out via the channel’s social media accounts on Wednesday with the first guest being none other than Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi.
So, why not go driving around Milan with a show host?
The first task for Icardi involves hanging laundry on a clothes line in some random park. The laundry happens to be the shirts from the starting XI for the Nerazzurri.
The next thing is Icardi mentions how much is loves to score goals against Juventus (yeah, let’s hope that doesn’t come back to bite us).
Then, he plays a little “Name that Tune” to what can only be described as a lullaby in the middle of the afternoon. Of course, it is revealed the tune is from Peppa Pig … whatever in the world that is.
Finally, Icardi takes a selfie with the host and we are all done.
I’m sure there is much more to it than that, but it just goes to show how much fanfare there is, especially during the depressing international break.
According to the team’s website, Icardi talked about his new tattoo, driving a Volvo ...
“The Volvo car is very comfortable, above all for families,” Icardi said. “I like to drive, I’m used to driving fast cars.”
Other hard-hitting topics included: why he colored his hair blonde, his favorite music (it’s Argentine rock and reggeeton, FYI), how he did in school and playing for Argentina over Italy.
Yup, it’s the international break ...