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Fútbol with Grant Wahl

Aug 23, 2020

Grant interviews Pellegrino Matarazzo (at 25:34), the American manager of Stuttgart, which he led to promotion to the German top flight for this season. Matarazzo tells his story from growing up in New Jersey and playing at Columbia University to living in Germany, getting connected to Julian Nagelsmann at Hoffenheim...


Aug 20, 2020

Grant has a fun conversation (at 29:11) with Micah Richards, who has been doing studio work for CBS Sports during its coverage of the UEFA Champions League. Richards discusses his transition from playing to doing media work, how working for an American outlet has been different than working for British TV, his...


Aug 17, 2020

Grant dials up Lisbon and connects with his dear friend Guillem Balague, who's working for CBS Sports and other outlets, and they break down all the big news from the UEFA Champions League madness. Balague, who has written books on Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino, shares what he knows...


Aug 13, 2020

Grant is joined by his wife, Dr. Celine Gounder (at 23:42), for 10 good minutes on what she thinks MLS should be doing to stage games in the middle of a pandemic. She explains her thoughts on Dallas (and other teams) allowing fans in home venues and whether she thinks a second bubble would be a better call for...


Aug 10, 2020

Grant interviews Angus McNab (at 48:13), managing consultant of York9 FC of the Canadian Premier League, which begins its Island Games bubble tournament this Thursday. McNab, who used to be at Opta, provides the lowdown on why the CPL is a growing league, how his team engineered the transfer of Emilio Estévez to ADO...