Summary

  • Cut his teeth in the game on a dirt pitch in his native Chile.
  • Joined Leverkusen in 2007 as a 19-year-old.
  • Says being at Bayern "the highlight" of his career.

FC Bayern München star Arturo Vidal has forged a reputation as one of the finest midfielders in the world, earning the nickname 'The Warrior' for his fearless, no-nonsense displays.

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Yet there is much more to the 29-year-old than meets the eye. We travelled to his native Chile to find out more about the softly-spoken star, learning about his background and unstoppable rise to the top of the game from his friends and former coaches.

For a fascinating insight into one of the key players in FC Bayern's squad, simply click on the video below and enjoy!

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