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Former Real Madrid star Esteban using his AI company to help fight coronavirus in Spain

(CNN)Esteban Granero has often been able to see things differently to other players on the pitch.Praised for his vision and spatial awareness in midfield, the former Real Madrid star is deploying all the skills he learnt as a footballer to run Olocip, an artificial intelligence company he founded five years ago.While Olocip normally provides predictive analysis in sport, it has recently been proving key to Spain's attempts to minimize the impact of the coronavirus.If Granero's analytical mind has made him a joy to watch throughout his career as a metronomic midfielder, it's something the Spaniard believes has helped his unlikely transition from player to AI entrepreneur."The key point is anticipation," he says. "This is something that happ ...