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Jose Izquierdo: Brighton forward on love for lost brother and 'the pet pig'

Jose Izquierdo opens up to BBC Sport about his fascinating career, the loss of his brother and the fame of his micro-pig Peter.

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Watch: Izquierdo's pet pig is an Instagram hit
Premier League: Brighton v Leicester
Venue: Amex Stadium Date: Saturday, 24 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website; updates on BBC Radio 5 live

Jose Izquierdo is a Premier League footballer with a difference - Brighton's Colombian forward has a pet micro-pig with 34,000 Instagram followers for a start.

The 26-year-old, signed from Club Brugge for a then club record of £13.5m in August 2017, is a livewire, joyous personality who exudes warmth on a freezing day near the coast at Brighton's Lancing training headquarters.

He is also, behind the smiles, dedicated and professional with a poignant story to tell about a rise from humble beginnings in Pereira at the foot of the Andes to Brighton, inspired by the death of his beloved older brother.

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