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Fútbol with Grant Wahl

Aug 23, 2021

Grant has two interviews in this episode. The first is with Ted Philipakos, the American chief marketing officer of Venezia. He tells the remarkable story of the Venice club's rise from the fourth division to Serie A, the American influence on the club (from himself to owner Duncan Niederauer to players Tanner...


Aug 19, 2021

Grant has a fascinating interview with the renowned author Simon Kuper about his new book The Barcelona Complex: Lionel Messi and the Making—and Unmaking—of the World's Greatest Soccer Club. The timing of the book release is impeccable, and Kuper explains the forces that have resulted in FC Barcelona getting more...


Aug 16, 2021

Grant speaks to his friend Leander Schaerlaeckens about his Soccer Stories newsletter, his love for good storytelling and how to manage the modern media landscape.

Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4


Aug 12, 2021

Grant has a fun conversation with Chris Russell, the Brooklyn-based video editor who produces hilarious clips for USMNT Twitter under the name Watke

Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4


Aug 9, 2021

With the Delta variant running rampant and the Covid pandemic continuing, Grant speaks about the latest news in the sports context (including soccer) with two accomplished doctors in the field. Dr. Celine Gounder, Grant's wife, is an infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine...