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Fútbol with Grant Wahl

Jul 30, 2020

Grant interviews ESPN's Stefano Fusaro (at 23:46), who explains what it's been like inside the Orlando bubble covering the MLS is Back tournament. Fusaro provides the view from the ground at one of the most unusual sports events ever, explains the human challenge of covering it and gets into some soccer talk about what...


Jul 27, 2020

Grant has a fascinating interview (at 29:32) with Portland Timbers forward Jeremy Ebobisse, who's had three goals in his first three games at the MLS is Back tournament. Ebobisse, who's also a board member of the MLS Black Players for Change organization, discusses his story of becoming aware of racial justice issues,...


Jul 23, 2020

Grant is joined by Julie Uhrman (at 31:13), the president and founder of the Los Angeles NWSL expansion team announced this week. Uhrman explains the origin story of the new LA team, which had more than 30 owners, including A-list Hollywood actors, tech entrepreneurs and many former USWNT legends; lays out the tasks...


Jul 20, 2020

Grant has a fascinating conversation with Matthew Wolff (at 27:30), the leading designer of soccer badges in the American game, about his work with LAFC, Racing Louisville, the Oakland Roots and several other clubs. Wolff, who worked in-house at Nike (with the Nigeria 2018 World Cup kit, France and PSG) and at NYCFC,...


Jul 16, 2020

Grant has lively conversation with Lori Lindsey (at 19:47), who's calling a boatload of games during the NWSL Challenge Cup, which is at the quarterfinal stage. Lindsey, who played for the U.S. in World Cup 2011 and in all three top-flight women's leagues (WUSA, WPS, NWSL), discusses her thoughts on the four...