Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Fútbol with Grant Wahl

May 31, 2021

Grant has an intriguing conversation with Tom Statham (34:34), a longtime Manchester United academy coach who has worked with Marcus Rashford, Mason Greenwood and many other players when they were eight years old and seen them go on to do great things. Statham also hosts the Go Play Soccer Podcast which explores the...


May 27, 2021

Grant is joined by Caroline Graham Hansen, one of the most electric players in the women's game, to talk about her Barcelona team's rampaging 4-0 win in the UEFA Champions League final over Chelsea. Graham Hansen explains what makes Barcelona special, how she developed her style of taking on defenders, her thoughts on...


May 24, 2021

Grant has two entertaining interviews in this episode. Matthew Hoppe checks in from Germany (30:33) and shares how he experienced his big-break season with Schalke, which he ended up leading with six league goals. Hoppe, 20, also discusses what he's looking forward to in his first camp with the USMNT this week ahead of...


May 21, 2021

In a bonus episode, Grant has two revealing interviews. Alejandro Irarragorri is the chair of Orlegi Sports, which owns Santos Laguna and Atlas of Liga MX. He discusses his successful strategies for his Mexican clubs and shares his thoughts on a potential MLS-Liga MX competition, his near-miss (so far) on...


May 20, 2021

Grant has an in-depth interview with Steven Mandis about his just-released book What Happened to the USMNT: The Ugly Truth About the Beautiful Game. Mandis, who has written previous books about the culture of Real Madrid and Italian soccer, explains his data- and interview-driven approach to studying the identity and...