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'You have time for everything': Rodrigo reflects on business degree

Rodrigo has been racking up the achievements on and off the pitch since arriving at Manchester City.

The midfielder has added a Community Shield, two Carabao Cups and a Premier League title to his medal collection since arriving at the Etihad Stadium, but has also been excelling the classroom.

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He had already embarked on a degree in Management and Business Administration at Castellon University in his native Spain when he joined the Club in the summer of 2019 and has recently completed his course.

City’s No.16 says studying alongside his football career required patience and dedication and, whilst his hectic schedule made it difficult, he worked hard to use his free time effectively.

“I am finished. I just have to do a last essay, a small essay, but all the subjects, the big essay at the end is done,” he told mancity.com.

“It was tough work, but at the end it was nice.

“You have time for everything. Of course, it is a very demanding profession as a footballer because it demands you not only playing, training and the games, it is also the rest and the care you have to take about yourself.

“Imagine you come back to your home at three o’clock so you have all the afternoon free. You can do many other things.

“Of course, you cannot follow the rhythm of the other students but with patience, with dedication you can do it.”

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