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Herrera's pride in Athletic's local speciality

Ander Herrera takes UEFA.com behind the scenes at Athletic Club ahead of a round of 32 tie against FC Lokomotiv Moskva, saying what "makes the city, club and fans so special".

Herrera's pride in Athletic's local speciality
Herrera's pride in Athletic's local speciality ©UEFA.com

Midfielder Ander Herrera believes there is something special about his home-town side Athletic Club who are preparing to face FC Lokomotiv Moskva in the UEFA Europa League round of 32.

The 22-year-old takes UEFA.com on a guided tour of Bilbao and explains how Athletic remain the primary footballing force in the Basque Country despite the popularity of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF throughout Spain. "Barça and Madrid have lots of fans all over, they are the big teams and have the power to attract people and fans," he says. "But everyone here supports Athletic to the hilt. I think that makes the city, the club and the fans so special."