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Podcast: Return of the King



The long awaited Return of the King, Paolo Maldini, has finally occurred. I have a theory as to why, and it all started with one lucky fan. He won a chance to meet the team, but ended up meeting Gattuso instead. After that, Leonardo was hired on. Then Higuain and Caldara came to Milan. And finally, the return of Maldini. That is a whole lot of luck.

Milan's luck changed in this moment

That lucky fan is Ricardo, who flew to Los Angeles from Texas just to watch the game. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @Ricky7990. Who knows, maybe some of his luck will rub off on you. In the meantime, he and I chatted about:

• News of the Week: No B team, Montolivo get out, Strinic in, Calhanoglu’s woman problems, Fasssone’s lack of class, Ambrosini’s new challenge, VAR replays, U.S. TV rights

ICC U.S. Tour: second half recap

• Friendlies: reviews of Tottenham and Barcelona matches

• Milan in Los Angeles:  Meeting Gattuso and watching Milan live

• Mercato: News and rumors

• The Return of the King: Maldini’s glorious return

• Coming up: upcoming matches











Thanks again to Ricardo for sharing his great luck with all of us Milan fans and for his time on the podcast. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @Ricky7990


Our next match is
the Trofeo Santiago Bernabeu
Real Madrid vs. AC Milan
Saturday, August 11 • 21:00 CEST (3pm EDT)