Conversations, rituals, concentration, reuniting with old friends… it all goes down in the tunnel ahead of a match. The above video shows the all of that and more in the buildup to FC Barcelona’s recent 4-1 win over Villarreal at the Camp Nou.

Barça youth product Jonathan dos Santos, now at Villarreal, was the centre of attention as he caught up with his former teammates, as did Denis Suárez who played for the Yellow Submarine last season.   

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